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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This will help us gather as much information as possible so that we can put an end to this bullying with its’ decades-long history.

“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, July 23, 2015

Over 200,000 visits to this blog!

The number of visitors to this anti-bullying blog has now passed 200,000
Visitors have come mostly from Australia, followed by the United States (including Google checking up on us) and then the UK.


  1. I am very glad that the whole world knows about how evil and damaging the University has become.

    The people who damaged me can lie to me and get away with it. I am one person, very poor and defenseless.

    What they cannot do it lie to over 200,000 people and try the same tactics.

  2. If you are as unfortunate as I was you will discover that the University of Newcastle can bully and discard you very easily.

    Instead of dying like what should have happened I grew very strong.

    My strength came from honouring the truth.

    I also gained strength and respect for honouring and defending the many other wounded individuals who met the same fate as I did. Their pain was always as important as my own pain.

    I am now in a position to pity the poor bullies who gave me this strength.

    They cannot hope to possess it.

    It is this true strength that belongs to us, the victims.

    We can forever stand tall and proud, knowing we are honourable.