Sexual harassment is against the law.
It is any unwelcome behaviour of a sexual nature that makes you feel offended, humiliated or intimidated. Sexual harassment can be physical, verbal or written.
Examples of sexual harassment include:
Sexual harassment is against the law in certain public places, including:
You are entitled to a safe working environment and your employer has a duty to provide this to you. This includes ensuring your working environment is free of sexual harassment.
If you feel you have been sexually harassed, you can try speaking to the person or organisation directly to express how you feel. If you don’t feel comfortable doing this, or if it isn’t appropriate, you can contact us to make a complaint.
If you are unsure if you have experienced sexual harassment or need more information, you can contact our enquiry service.
If you have experienced a serious incident of sexual harassment or assault, we recommend that you report this to the NSW Police.
13 Oct 2021
We acknowledge Aboriginal people as the First Nations Peoples of NSW and pay our respects to Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the ongoing connection Aboriginal people have to this land and recognise Aboriginal people as the original custodians of this land.