If someone has alleged you sexually harassed them in connection with work on or after 6 March 2023 and we have been asked to deal with a sexual harassment dispute about the allegations, use Form F76 to respond within 7 days.
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Before you start
Important: Send us your response within 7 days of receiving the application.
Have this information ready before you begin. You will need to tell us:
the case ('matter') number, which is in the information we sent you
your contact details
your representative’s contact details (if you have one)
your employer or principal’s details including a contact person and their direct contact details (if you were working for someone else when the alleged sexual harassment happened)
details about your connection with each person who alleges you sexually harassed them in connection with work (we refer to them as the “aggrieved person(s)”)
details of any objection you have to the application
your response to the claim.
Who can use this form
Only use this form if:
someone has alleged that you sexually harassed them in connection with work on or after 6 March 2023, and
We have sent you a copy of Form F75 – Application for the Fair Work Commission to deal with a sexual harassment dispute.
Note: There are two types of sexual harassment application that can be made to the Commission. Use this form to respond to an application made using Form F75. If you are responding to an application made using a Form F72A, you should use Form F74A to respond.
Within 7 days of receiving the application, send your response with the case ('matter') number and any attachments to ABSH@fwc.gov.au. You can also send or deliver it to the Commission office near you.
We usually ask you to send (‘serve’) a copy of your response and any attachments to the following people or their representatives:
The other people involved in the case are:
each aggrieved person named in the Form F75 application
each industrial association that is an Applicant (if any),
each respondent to the application (including other individual respondents and any employer/principal named in the application)
Use the contact details listed in the application form (Form F75).
The deadline to do this is 7 days after we send you the application.
You can include the other parties in the email you send to us. If you send your response to the other parties in a different way, you will need to tell us.
We store your information in line with our Privacy notice.
What happens next?
Once all the people involved in the case have been asked to send us their forms, a Member of the Commission will decide on the next steps. This could be a conciliation, conference or hearing.
Rules and regulations for this form
Fair Work Act 2009: Section 527F