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)

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Workplace bulllying - effects on family members

We know staff and students from the University of Newcastle have been devastatingly affected by their bullying and harassment experiences at the University.

However, family members and other relationships are also often affected:-

As iHR states
"Failing to address bullying and harassment in the workplace can not only impact on employees' health but can also damage the wellbeing of their families, according to a recent article.

Workplace bullying often leads to anxiety, stress and depression among victims, which typically impacts their ability to work effectively and efficiently. These feelings of distress tend to cling to individuals, meaning they carry them home at the end of each day.

Another troubling impact of workplace bullying is anger displacement. Often, if an individual fears for their job security, they will avoid confronting their co-workers or managers regarding bullying. When an individual is bullied or harassed but feels powerless to respond, they often harbour feelings of resentment and anger that can emerge at a later time, such as in the home."


  1. The day for consolation has arrived. The world is inherited by the meek, the sick and the poor. If you were disadvantaged by the University elite it is a blessing. You will be rewarded.

  2. There is something wrong with Newcastle in general.

    sociopathic bullying cases



    My own health has suffered due to PTSD from wholesale sociopath bullying at the Newcastle.

    What the hell is going on?