Melbourne Health is supporting the family of a staff member since becoming aware of an incident at a 2016 function.
It is inappropriate to provide further comment while Dr Ian Freckelton QC conducts an independent investigation on behalf of the City of Melbourne.
Robert Doyle has taken leave from his role at Melbourne Health.
Melbourne Health is united against sexual harassment, assault or discrimination of any sort.
Our community is, rightly, more and more empowered to stand up and call out incidents of sexual harassment both in the workplace and more widely.
Melbourne Health extends its full support to anybody affected or impacted by harassment in its workplace or associated with the organisation.
As an employer, we encourage any Melbourne Health staff member who has experienced or witnessed any misconduct to report it to us, or through our anonymous reporting tool, weCare.