Bullying and harassment

Every person has the right to be treated with dignity and respect, and to work and study in a safe, harassment-free environment.

We monitor staff perceptions about bullying and harassment through the Your Voice Survey. We're committed to preventing and eliminating bullying and harassment in University-related activities, both on and off campus.

The information below is designed to help staff and managers recognise and manage bullying and harassment in the workplace.

Duty of care

Everyone in the workplace has a duty of care, under Work Health and Safety legislation, to make sure workplace bullying and harassment do not occur.

The employer has the primary duty of care to make sure staff and students are not exposed to harm in work and study environments. This means making sure that risks to health and safety are minimised or eliminated where possible.

Resources

Find answers to frequently asked questions and general resources, including policies, video clips, training programs and posters, on bullying and harassment.

For managers

Find answers to frequently asked questions and resources to help managers deal appropriately with bullying and harassment in the workplace.

Being bullied

Find answers to frequently asked questions and resources to help someone who is the target of bullying or harassment.

Witnessing bullying

Find answers to frequently asked questions and resources for people who witness bullying or harassment.

Being accused of bullying

Find answers to frequently asked questions and resources to help people who have been accused of bullying or harassment.

Frequently asked questions

Find answers to specific questions about bullying.

Contacts

Find contact details for staff and students seeking information or assistance in relation to bullying and harassment.