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)

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Is this your experience?

The latest University of Newcastle blurb (for example, for job adverts)

"We are a people-centred organisation 
that cares about our staff and their development".


  1. That's also not true. Staff and students don't suicide at a healthy University.

  2. The University is so corrupt now that the honest seem to stick out like sore thumbs. A sad day for education where the truly honourable educators are replaced with people you would describe as monsters or severe miscreants.

    The very essence of social pathology is at hand here. Most of the staff seem innocent and some even come across as decent. That is until you seem to conflict with their agendas of absolute control and dominance.

    You will pay the price for daring to ask questions or validate the moral implications of staff behaviour. Some of this behaviour beggars belief.

    This University has been getting away with this for decades. It is only now via the internet that they are being exposed for the cowardly and downright dangerous people they are.

    University of Newcastle, your day of shame is coming.

    The day is coming when the people who have created so much misery and disease are called to account for their actions.