Reporting

harassment

Steps you can take if you have experienced or witnessed sexual harassment, discrimination or victimisation.

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Making a report to the NSW Legal Services Commissioner

The Law Society is committed to eliminating inappropriate behaviour in the profession. It supports the NSW Legal Services Commissioner’s service dedicated to helping solicitors experiencing or witnessing such behaviour. Find out more about the complaints process here.

Making a report to the Australian Human Rights Commission

The Australian Human Rights Commission investigates complaints about sexual harassment, discrimination and breaches of human rights. You can submit a complaint online using this form here.

Making a report to Anti-Discrimination NSW

Certain types of discrimination are against the law in specific areas of public life in New South Wales. If a resolution cannot be reached with the other party, and your allegations are covered by the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977, you can submit a complaint with Anti-Discrimination NSW. Find out more.

Know Where the Line Is

'Know Where the Line Is' is a national awareness-raising strategy designed to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace. It provides employers and employees with educational resources to create safe and equal workplaces; such as ideas on how to take bystander action and tips on developing strategies to combat harassment.

'Know Where the Line Is' is a collaboration between the Australian Human Rights Commission, the Australian Council of Trade Unions and the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry