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Most jobs involve some risk of sexual and gender-based harassment. This is a hazard and can cause both psychological and physical harm.
Under the model WHS laws, a person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU), such as an employer, must proactively prevent sexual and gender-based harassment at work. Find out more below.
SWA is not a regulator and cannot advise you about WHS issues in the workplace. If you need help please contact your state or territory work health and safety authority.
Other laws may also apply and there are a range of additional avenues to address sexual harassment at work and to access support. Further information and advice can be found from the below organisations and agencies: