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Sexual Harassment Taskforce Venue Pilot announcement

20 Mar 2018

Creative Industries and Liquor and Gaming Ministers Martin Foley and Marlene Kairouz today launched the venue pilot training and education program to stamp out sexual harassment. Music Victoria CEO Patrick Donovan, who sits on the Sexual Harassment Taskforce, and Music Victoria Chair Tim Northeast, who owns one of the trial venues, are pictured below with the ministers and taskforce members.

Big thanks to former minister Jane Garrett for instigating the taskforce, both current ministers and all members of the Sexual Harassment Taskforce especially Chair Cate Carr, Dr Bianca Fileborn, Katie Pearson and Helen Marcou for driving this important project.

If you want to learn more about making your venue safe, check out chapter 7 on sexual harassment in Music Victoria’s Best Practice Guidelines for Live Music Venues.

More info on the Sexual Harrassment Taskforce Pilot:
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-03-20/victorian-live-music-venues-sexual-assault-harassment/9567326



 


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