Australia’s mighty #MeToo wave is piling pressure on mining and political leaders, who are preparing to face a reckoning over sexual harassment scandals stretching from the arid Outback to Parliament House.

Over the past 18 months, thousands of women have exposed a culture of bullying and abuse in mining, the country’s economic engine, as well as other workplaces, provoking public outrage and pledges of decisive action from politicians and executives.

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