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Our commitment

Sexual assault or harassment is never okay.

Bond University and the Bond University Student Association (BUSA) are jointly committed to a healthy culture of respect and responsibility that provides for a safe and supportive campus for everyone.

Bond University has a zero-tolerance approach to sexual assault, harassment and violence. The Student Support Strategy outlines what Bond University has actioned and what actions are being pursued to ensure the safety of every student.

Bond has specialist staff trained in responding to serious incidents and providing the appropriate support and privacy to victims of harassment and cooperates with Queensland Police by assisting with enquiries and investigations.

REPORTING AN INCIDENT OF SEXUAL MISCONDUCT

You are encouraged to report any incidents of sexual violence and harassment. Whether you are a victim, bystander or a support person; if you wish to report an incident now, we encourage you to make use of our updated reporting form. This form will be directed to a confidential email address for further action.

Response to sexual misconduct

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Bond University takes very seriously its responsibility to protect students and staff from sexual assault, interpersonal and sexual harassment and violence. Read more about making a report, getting support for your physical and emotional well being and the measures taken against perpetrators.

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First Responders

Our First Responders are staff members who have undertaken specialist training in assisting those who may have been a victim of sexual assault or harassment. There are First Responders in place throughout Bond University to support you and guide you toward further options for reporting and seeking care.

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Bond's Support Services

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Private counselling

Our Psychologists at Bond University provide a free, confidential counselling service for students and staff. They have excellent contacts with the wider healthcare community and can arrange specialist, professional assistance off campus if required also.

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Safety and security

Bond has safety and security officers patrolling campus 24/7. Should you require their assistance to attend an incident or would like them to escort you on campus, contact Security on +61 7 5595 1234 (24 hours).

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Support Network

Options for support include:

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Bond University’s Counselling Service07 5595 4043
13HEALTH13 432 584
1800RESPECT1800 737 732
Acute Care Service07 5537 0660
Beyond Blue1300 224 636
Brisbane Sexual Assault Service07 3636 5206
Domestic Violence Line1800 811 811
Gold Coast Centre Against Sexual Violence07 5591 1164
Headspace1800 650 890
Kids Helpline1800 551 800
Lifeline13 11 14
Men's Line Australia1300 789 978
Q-Life1800 184 527
SANE Counselling Support1800 187 263
Sexual Assault Helpline1800 010 120
Bond University Security07 5595 1234
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What is the Respect Now Always campaign?

  • A sector-wide campaign to prevent sexual assault and harassment
  • A campaign to educate and empower
  • A national campaign with local leadership 
  • An opportunity to keep improving policies and responses 
  • A year of heightened awareness 

To read more about the campaign nationally, visit: Respect.Now.Always.  #respectnowalways