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CFA employee told bosses of two sexual assaults, but nothing changed – The Age

Complaints of bullying and sexual assault within the firefighting organisation have been suppressed or ignored, women have told The Age.

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More than five years on, many alleged victims remain unheard and disenchanted, amid claims the CFA had bowed to pressure from the powerful United Firefighters Union and allowed the problems to fester.
The Age has spoken with several employees, who have asked not to be named because they fear retribution from CFA management.
They have provided dozens of emails and internal CFA documents that support their claims of a quasi-military management structure that refuses to tolerate any dissent and routinely…

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