Welcome to Know Bull! ...the website that founded Australia's national workplace anti-bullying day
When the Know Bull! website was launched 8 years in 2007...we were a little 'ahead of our time'. Back then, there was the occasional media story about workplace bullying and a few good, international anti-bullying websites...but not much more. Looking back, it seems there was actually a 'disinterest' in workplace-related bullying - especially within the media. Know Bull! saw it differently and considered bullying as a serious workplace health and safety issue not only affecting staff...but also undermining the profits of companies and organisations. It wasn't long before our Inbox indicated that workplace bullying was indeed set to become one of those 'issues' that wasn't going away in a hurry. [To continue reading, go to the About menu.]
Posters for Know Bull! Day 2016, and Bullying Awareness Month 2016 available now
These A4 posters are FREE to download for both organisations and individuals. Access them via the 'Know Bull! Day' menu button.
General Workplace Bullying Awareness Posters
A few 'general' anti-bullying posters for everyday use - to assist companies comply with Australia's anti-bullying legislation, are available free for download under the KB Corporate menu.
Articles and Useful Information about Workplace Bullying
Under the Resources menu, there's a link to an index of articles and useful information. Here you'll find links to articles, media releases, and links to video and audio presentations.
Legal Resources for Workplace Bully 'targets'
While Know Bull! does not offer professional legal advice, website vistors who are seeking a legal remedy to their workplace bullying situation can access a webpage where the contact details of a small number of Australian legal firms are listed. These firms specialise in compensation and personal injury law.
News from Know Bull!
Victorian Health Minister Jill Hennessy indicates that hospitals could be fined for mismanaging bullying and harassment
Geelong Council to be sacked after being deemed too dysfunctional to govern
According to an article in The Age, an independent commission of enquiry into Geelong Council (which came about after damning allegations of workplace bullying), has recommended the Council "be sacked" as it is too dysfunctional to govern. Read more here.
'Endemic bullying': Health system failed doctors and nurses, says Auditor-
The health sector has failed to protect staff from widespread bullying, harassment and discrimination while a lack of leadership has allowed a culture of abuse to fester, a scathing audit has found. Read more here.
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