Victimisation

It is unlawful to penalize a person because they have made, or they intend to make, a complaint of discrimination or sexual harassment to the Equal Opportunity Commission or the Australian Human Rights Commission. This can give rise to a separate, additional complaint.

Common examples of victimization are making threats to punish the person in some way, excluding them from opportunities, demoting them or vilifying them in front of others. Some acts of victimization can also be criminal offences, for example, unlawful threats or assault.

Victimisation  :  Last Revised: Fri Oct 9th 2009
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