Status and Details

Status and Details

This page contains information about the status, approval and implementation of this document, contact details for the relevant Unit Head and document author and, on the right, a brief summary of changes between this and the previous version.

Bullying Prevention Policy

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Status Current Indicates if this version of the document is in effect (Current), yet to come into effect (Future), or expired (Historic).
Effective Date 13th December 2023 This is the date on which this version of the document came into effect.
Review Date 14th November 2023 The next review of this document is scheduled to commence on this date.
Approval Authority University Council The noted authority approved this is version of the document.
Approval Date 13th December 2023 This is the date on which this version of the document was approved by the authorised authority.
Expiry Date Not Applicable This is the date on which this version expires. It may still apply, conditionally, after this date.
Responsible Officer Jacqui O'Leary
Manager, Employment Relations
The position responsible for monitoring the effectiveness of a policy document and its review.
Responsible Executive Adam Malouf
Chief Operating Officer and Vice-President Operations
The position with overarching responsibility for ensuring implementation of, and compliance with, the policy document.
Enquiries Contact People and Culture Division
+61 2 4221 5902
General enquiries should be directed to the officer/area listed.

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

This is the first document to be published in the University's new Policy Library. It is basically equivalent to the document that was approved and effect at the time the migration occurred, except for the numbering system and references, which have been updated to align with the new formatting and current requirements.

Version Control and Change History

Date Effective - Approved By - Amendment

1 - 5 November 2002 - Administrative Committee - First Version.

2 - 11 September 2009 - Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) - Migrated to the UOW Policy Template and updated as per the UOW Policy Refresh.

3 - 9 March 2010 - Vice-Principal (Administration) - Future review date identified in accordance with Standard on UOW Policy.

4 - 17 May 2011 - Administrative Committee - Major review in accordance with policy review schedule. Review includes new title and significant amendments to policy content.

5 - 3 February 2012 - Vice-Principal (Administration) - Minor amendment to update references to Work Health and Safety legislation.

6 - 30 Nov 2012 - Vice-Principal (Administration) - Updated to reflect change from OHS to WHS.

7 - 13 February 2014 - Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education) - Updated to reflect change from Dean of Students to Student Ombudsman.

8 - 5 July 2016 - Vice-Chancellor - Consequential amendment following minor amendment to Coursework Student Academic Complaints Policy – removal of reference to Student Ombudsman at clause 8.3. Transfer to rebranded template.

9 - 21 July 2017 - Vice-Chancellor - Minor changes to titles and definitions, minor edits throughout.

10 - 8 March 2019 - Vice-Chancellor - Minor changes to discrimination definitions and bullying examples to be more inclusive of LGBTIQ+.