Australia passes Respect at Work Bill, but where does that leave NDAs?
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Charmaine Tsang
Charmaine Tsang is a partner at HFW
Steve Bowler
Steve Bowler is a senior associate at HFW

On 2 September, the Sex Discrimination and Fair Work (Respect at Work) Amendment Bill 2021 was passed by the Australian federal parliament, largely based on the recommendations of Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins’ Respect@Work Report, which in turn stemmed from the Australian Human Rights Commission’s (AHRC) 2018 National Inquiry into Sexual Harassment.