The government of New South Wales has confirmed that appropriate action has been taken against a senior legal officer for giving a "boob-apron" to a colleague as a birthday joke
According to The Sunday Telegraph, Nigel Hadgkiss, an executive director of the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, gave a novelty apron featuring a pair of fake breasts to a workmate who had described himself as a "big girl at heart".
The gift was an on-going joke between the pair, but one guest at the work function party took offence and complained.
When contacted in August, both the Attorney-General's office and the Department of Public Prosecutions refused to confirm the incident or comment on it.
Attorney-General Greg Smith has now confirmed that a complaint had been received against Hadgkiss, after Shadow Attorney-General Paul Lynch raised the issue in the parliament.
"Yes. The complaint was dealt with in accordance with the relevant policies and procedures of the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions and appropriate action has been taken," News.com.au quoted him as saying.