Safer Community offers advice, support, intervention and risk management for students who have experienced or witnessed inappropriate, concerning or threatening behaviour to minimise risk that would impact the Swinburne Community
Inappropriate, concerning or threatening behaviour includes any behaviour that:
Some specific types of behaviour you should report to Safer Community include:
Swinburne has zero tolerance for sexual assault and harassment. We want safety and respect to be central to our university culture for all staff, students and visitors.
We are part of a national initiative, Respect. Now. Always, together with other Australian universities, to prevent sexual assault and harassment. It also aims to empower victims of assault or harassment to seek help and support
This is an opportunity for universities to review policies, reporting procedures and support services. We will be able to keep learning from best practice and make improvements.