Respect. Now. Always.

As part of the Respect. Now. Always. initiative, ACU has zero tolerance for sexual harassment and assault. Read more about the support services and resources available to staff and students. This includes information about consent and rape and definitions of sexual harassment and assault.

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What is sexual assault, harassment and consent?

Understand the definitions of sexual assault and sexual harassment. Ensure you understand the meanings of consent and rape, and help keep our campuses safe for everyone.

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Protecting children and vulnerable adults

Read about how the University seeks to establish best practice in relation to arrangements for protecting children and vulnerable adults. Access the related policy and procedures.

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WHS Committees

Our WHS Committees support the university in ensuring safe campuses through regular meetings and consultation on safety matters that impact staff and students, as well as suggesting improvements to our WHS Management System.

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Chemical management 

Extra precautions are necessary when dealing with chemicals. Find out how staff who maintain and use hazardous chemicals keep our campuses safe by ensuring best practices in chemical storage and handling and risk management.

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Suicide Safe Campuses 

LivingWorks Start

Did you know you’re far more likely to come across someone having thoughts of suicide, than someone having a heart attack? With the right skills, you could save a life! LivingWorks Start is a 90-minute online training program for everyone 13 years and over to learn how to recognise when someone is having thoughts of suicide and respond to keep them safe.

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