Tasmanian parliamentary staff exposed to sexual harassment, abuse and degrading behaviour, review finds

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Tasmanian parliamentary staff exposed to sexual harassment, abuse and degrading behaviour, review finds

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The report found MPs and managers were the worst offenders. (ABC News: Peter Curtis)

Tasmanian ministerial and parliamentary staff are being subjected to degrading, belittling and abusive behaviour, including exposure of body parts and indecent phone calls, with MPs and managers the worst offenders, a review has found.

Anti-Discrimination Commissioner Sarah Bolt has released a damning report into workplace culture in the Tasmanian ministerial and parliamentary services, describing some of the content as "disturbing".

Of the 318 staff who responded to a confidential survey, 15 per cent had experienced sexual harassment, 40 per cent had experienced bullying and 24 per cent had been discriminated against.

Click here to read the full article published by ABC on 29 August 2022.

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