The Western Australian Government has established a new program to address workplace sexual harassment and assault in the mining industry.
The MCA has released its Respect@Work industry toolkit to help educate and eliminate workplace sexual harassment in the mining industry.
The mining industry now has a dedicated framework to eliminate sexual harassment once and for all, with the Australian Government passing the Respect@Work reforms.
Rio Tinto has taken its stand against sexual harassment, filing a submission to the Community Development and Justice Standing Committee’s Inquiry into Sexual Harassment Against Women in the FIFO Mining Industry.
The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) is introducing a taskforce to respond to sexual harassment in the mining sector, expanding its safety focus to “the safety of a whole person”.
Over half (or 62 per cent) of female employees in the resources sector do not perceive their industry as diverse, according to the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) 2020 survey.