Australian Capital Territory
These agencies can provide support to people in the ACT to address workplace sexual harassment. For more information about how they may be able to help you, contact the agency directly.
The agencies listed here can provide support to people in the ACT to address workplace sexual harassment. Select the name of the agency to learn more about how they can help you.
The national agencies can also provide support to people in the ACT.
- Making a sexual harassment complaint with an anti-discrimination or human rights body.
- Applying for a stop sexual harassment order (or a stop bullying and sexual harassment order), general protections, unlawful termination or unfair dismissal with the Fair Work Commission.
- Making an application with a state industrial relations body if you have been unfairly dismissed because of the workplace sexual harassment.
- Making a workers’ compensation claim with your employer or through a workers’ compensation organisation if the workplace sexual harassment has caused you physical or mental injury or illness.
- Reporting the workplace sexual harassment as a work health and safety (WHS) issue to a WHS regulator.
About the ACT Human Rights Commission
The ACT Human Rights Commission can investigate and conciliate complaints about discrimination. This includes complaints of sexual harassment under Part 5 of the Discrimination Act 1991 (ACT).
Contact the ACT Human Rights Commission for more information
About Work Safe ACT
WorkSafe ACT (WSACT) is the WHS and workers’ compensation regulator in the ACT. WSACT’s functions include monitoring and enforcing compliance with the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (ACT).
In the ACT, workers’ compensation is not run by the ACT Government and is instead privately-owned and operated with insurers approved by WSACT offering workers’ compensation coverage to employers in the ACT.
Contact Work Safe ACT for more information
- Website: Work Safe ACT
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Mail: PO Box 158, Canberra ACT 2601
- Phone: 13 22 81
- Translating and Interpreter Service (TIS): 13 14 50
- If you are deaf or have a hearing or speech impairment, call 13 36 77 and ask for 13 22 81 or visit www.relayservice.gov.au to make an internet relay or captioned relay call
- Speak and Listen users phone 1300 555 727 and ask for 13 22 81
- Internet relay users connect to the NRS and ask for 13 22 81