Public Notice: The Heads of Jurisdiction of the Courts and Tribunals in Western Australia are Committed to Ensuring a Safe Working Environment for All Staff

Law Society of Western Australia

Wednesday, 24 June 2020

A Public Notice has been issued that the heads of jurisdiction of the courts and tribunals in Western Australia are committed to ensuring a safe working environment for all staff.

In light of the outcome of the recent investigation commissioned by the High Court of Australia, courts and tribunals in Western Australia are taking steps to review their existing
policies and procedures concerning this issue, and to ensure that they are effectively and clearly understood by all staff. It is essential that all staff have the confidence that they are
able to raise any concerns or complaints that they may have in the workplace and that those concerns or complaints will be properly addressed. Read the full Public Notice here.

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For comment please contact:

Madeleine McErlain
Marketing and Communications Manager
(08) 9324 8650
mmcerlain@lawsocietywa.asn.au

The Law Society of Western Australia is the peak professional association for lawyers in the State. The Society is a not-for-profit association dedicated to the representation of its more than 4,000 members. The Society enhances the legal profession through its position as a respected leader and contributor on law reform, access to justice and the rule of law. The Society is widely acknowledged by the legal profession, government and the community as the voice of the legal profession in Western Australia.

Public Notice: The Heads of Jurisdiction of the Courts and Tribunals in Western Australia are Committed to Ensuring a Safe Working Environment for All Staff

Wednesday, 24 June 2020

A Public Notice has been issued that the heads of jurisdiction of the courts and tribunals in Western Australia are committed to ensuring a safe working environment for all staff.

In light of the outcome of the recent investigation commissioned by the High Court of Australia, courts and tribunals in Western Australia are taking steps to review their existing
policies and procedures concerning this issue, and to ensure that they are effectively and clearly understood by all staff. It is essential that all staff have the confidence that they are
able to raise any concerns or complaints that they may have in the workplace and that those concerns or complaints will be properly addressed. Read the full Public Notice here.

– ENDS –

For comment please contact:

Madeleine McErlain
Marketing and Communications Manager
(08) 9324 8650
mmcerlain@lawsocietywa.asn.au

The Law Society of Western Australia is the peak professional association for lawyers in the State. The Society is a not-for-profit association dedicated to the representation of its more than 4,000 members. The Society enhances the legal profession through its position as a respected leader and contributor on law reform, access to justice and the rule of law. The Society is widely acknowledged by the legal profession, government and the community as the voice of the legal profession in Western Australia.