Workplace bullying in Queensland, Australia is defined as repeated and unreasonable behavior that creates a risk to health and safety. This can include actions such as verbal abuse, intimidation, belittling, and exclusion from work-related activities.
The state of Queensland has specific laws in place to address workplace bullying. The Work Health and Safety Act 2011 outlines the responsibilities of employers, managers, and workers to prevent and manage workplace bullying. If you're not being supported and kept safe, then your employer may not be acting lawfully. If you have raised with with your employer, and it cannot be resolved, you only have six months to make a claim to the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (QIRC).