“…Australian of the Year and former Army chief David Morrison says the term “guys” should no longer be used in workplaces. David Morrison wants Australians to stop saying gender-based terms like ‘guys’
The retired Lieutenant General is today launching a new Diversity Council Australia video which aims to crack down on language which excludes minority groups.
“Exclusive language, gender-based language or inappropriate language, has as much a deleterious or disadvantaged effect as something where you’re saying something blatantly inappropriate to another human being,” General Morrison told ABC News Breakfast.
He said he was not trying to become the “language police” by supporting the new campaign, and expected to be criticised for the idea…”