These agencies can provide support to people in Western Australia 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 Western Australia 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 Western Australia.
- 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 or, in Western Australia specifically, apply for an order to stop bullying or 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 Western Australian Equal Opportunity Commission
The Western Australian Equal Opportunity Commission (WAEOC) is responsible for the administration of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (WA). The WAEOC investigates and conciliates complaints of discrimination, including in respect of workplace sexual harassment.
Contact the Western Australian Equal Opportunity Commission for more information
About the Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission
The Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission (WAIRC) is an independent tribunal established under the Industrial Relations Act 1979 (WA) that deals with industrial matters in the state of Western Australia.
The WAIRC aims to prevent and settle industrial or employment disputes, including in relation to workplace sexual harassment, by assisting the parties in dispute through a conciliation process to reach an agreement. If the dispute cannot be resolved by agreement, the WAIRC may arbitrate the matter by hearing and make a binding ruling.
Contact the Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission for more information
- Website: Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission
- Phone: (08) 9420 4444
- Mail: Locked Bag 1, Cloisters Square, Perth WA 6850
- Online enquiry form (scroll to the bottom of the webpage)
About WorkCover WA
WorkCover WA is the government agency responsible for regulating and administrating the workers’ compensation scheme in WA under the Workers’ Compensation and Injury Management Act 1981 (WA).
Contact WorkCover WA for more information