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.

Sexual Harassment 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 3rd April 2024 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 - 26 Nov 2004 - University Council - New Policy.

2 - 28 Oct 2008 - Administrative Committee - Revised and updated with links to new policies and documents. Some material has been extracted which is now better represented in other policies and documents.

3 - 6 May 2009 - Vice Principal (Administration) - Migrated to UOW Policy Template as per Policy Directory Refresh.

4 - 13 Aug 2009 - Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic) - Minor amendment to update references to SEDLOs to refer to Student Support Advisers.

5 - 17 May 2011 - Director, Employment Equity and Diversity Unit - References to Anti-Bullying Policy amended to Bullying Prevention Policy.

6 - 2 Dec 2011 - University Council - Amendments to include provision on completion of RRR Online by new students.

7 - 16 Jan 2013 - Vice-Principal (Administration) - Updated to reflect title change from DVC(A) to DVC(E).

8 - 13 Feb 2014 - Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education) - Updated to reflect change from Dean of Students to Student Ombudsman.

9 - 15 Jul 2015 - Viceā€'Chancellor - Minor amendments. Removal of reference to Senior Deputy Viceā€'Chancellor and Deputy Viceā€'Chancellor (Education) renamed Deputy Viceā€'Chancellor (Academic).

10 - 5 Jul 2016 - Vice-Chancellor - Consequential amendment following minor amendment to Coursework Student Academic Complaints Policy – removal of reference to Student Ombudsman at clause 6.2 and 8.2. Transfer to rebranded template.

11 - 25 Jul 2017 - Vice-Chancellor - Amendments to policy to reflect recommendations from the Australian Human Rights Commission and sector best practice.

12 - 3 April 2020 - University Council - Amendments to policy to complement new Improper Sexual Conduct Response Policy.

13 - 18 December 2020 - Chief Operating Officer - Administrative amendments to reflect divisional and faculty realignments.

14 - 1 June 2023 - Vice-Chancellor - Amendments to incorporate DFAT requirements and updates to role and position names.