Firstly, to bury it for as long as possible
Secondly, to ACCUSE "the Human Rights Commission of being blatantly partisan and saying it should be ashamed of itself. This is a direct attack on the professionalism, competence and impartiality of the commission president, Gillian Triggs, a lawyer of 46 years experience".
We conducted a survey of the bullying experiences of now over 195 individuals (staff and students) at the University of Newcastle.
University of Newcastle management have
Secondly, to deny that bullying and harassment is an issue at the University (as reported in the Newcastle Herald and on the University of Newcastle's website).
Thirdly, to refuse to meet us to discuss the findings of our survey so that steps can be taken to improve the situation. We have been told by the Vice-Chancellor that she does not meet "anonymous people", DESPITE THE FACT THAT WE GAVE HER OUR NAMES!
So, when news is bad, shoot the messenger who brought you the news!
How well Tony Abbott has learned from the University of Newcastle.