The Chair of the Committee, Ms Amanda Rishworth, MP, states that ""Bulying has serious consequences for individuals and the wider community."
Some of the terms of reference for the inquiry are particularly relevant to the the students/ex-students and staff/ex-staff from the University of Newcastle:
- prevalence of workplace bullying
- experience of victims
- role of workplace cultures in preventing and responding to bullying
- the adequacy of existing education and support services to prevent and respond to workplace bullying.
- whether there are further opportuities to raise awareness of workplace bullying.