Effective from August 2017

Approved by: Chief Executive Officer

At a Glance

Five Good Friends is committed to preventing workplace bullying. We consider bullying to be an unacceptable form of behaviour and it will not tolerate it under any circumstances.

Under State health and safety legislation, including the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (Qld), Five Good Friends has a responsibility to do everything possible to eliminate or reduce risks to worker health and safety. All staff have a right to a workplace that is free from bullying.

Workers must also accept responsibility for their actions towards others in the workplace and must not take part in any bullying conduct.


This policy applies to all employees, volunteers, independent contractors and subcontractors (collectively, workers).


To provide a clear position and direction on the issue of workplace bullying.

Definition and Examples

Policy Statement