Respect, equity and diversity

At Charles Sturt University we strive to create a working environment that is fair, inclusive, and free from all forms of prejudice and discrimination. We embrace equity, diversity and inclusion by promoting social inclusion and equal opportunity for all.

First Nations Australian Employment

Our relationship with regional First nations communities is a central focus at Charles Sturt. We support the aspirations of First Nations peoples by providing employment, development and research opportunities.


At Charles Sturt, we respect and embrace differences around sex and/or gender identity and sexuality. We strive to make sure everyone can participate openly and freely, and achieve their full potential without fear of discrimination or harassment.

Gender equity

Gender equity is fundamental at Charles Sturt. We aim to improve the working lives of our employees and achieve equality through policy, collaboration and initiatives.

Domestic and family violence

We offer support to employees experiencing domestic and family violence, as well as to employees supporting a member of their immediate family experiencing domestic and family violence.


We are committed to providing a safe and accessible working environment where people with disability can participate fully in all aspects of employment.


At Charles Sturt, we have an obligation to prevent unlawful discrimination and harassment, and to foster an environment that is safe and inclusive for all.

Work/life balance

Charles Sturt strives to create a fair and inclusive workplace. We offer flexible work practices and a range of leave options that support a healthy work/life balance.

Child protection

As part of Charles Sturt’s Institutional response to the Royal Commission into Child Sexual Assault, you are encouraged to make a report if you suspect a child is at risk.