Bullying at the University of Newcastle (Australia)

We are working to highlight and stop academic workplace bullying at the University of Newcastle, Australia. We are a group of staff and students who have been bullied for speaking out about misconduct.

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“Systemic bullying, hazing and abuse generally are identified with poor, weak or toxic organizational cultures. Cultures that are toxic have stated ethical values that are espoused but not employed, and other non-ethical values which are operational, dominant, but unstated.

Such cultures thrive when good people are silent, silenced, or pushed out; when bad apples are vocal, retained, promoted, and empowered; and when the neutral majority remain silent in order to survive. Those who are most successful in such a toxic culture are those who have adapted to it, or adopted it as their own”. (McKay, Arnold, Fratzl & Thomas, 2008)

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

In a time of universal deceit - 
telling the truth is a revolutionary act
George Orwell 


  1. It definitely has been revolutionary at the University of Newcastle.

    At the UoN, when you tell the truth, you lose your job, career and life as is shown through numerous cases documented on this blogsite.!

  2. The new Vice Chancellor of the UoN doesn't like the truth.

    She calls a student's "hunger strike" "camping"!

    It's a funny case of creative lying, isn't it?

  3. Caroline McMillen is pretty "revolutionary" to call the student's hunger strike "camping".

    Is it telling the truth or creative lying?