Sexual Misconduct Policy


The University of Adelaide (University) is committed to fostering and promoting a safe, inclusive and respectful environment for all members of its community. This policy gives effect to that commitment by prohibiting all forms of Sexual Misconduct (including Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault) and explaining how the University will respond to Reports of Sexual Misconduct from and about members of the University Community.

  • Related Procedures, Forms

  • Administration, Approval and Review

    RMO File No. 2022/4999
    Policy custodian Chief Operating Officer
    Responsible policy officer Executive Director, Integrity Unit
    Endorsed by Vice-Chancellors Executive on 2 November 2022
    Approved by Vice-Chancellor and President on 4 November 2022
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    Related legislation Children and Young People (Safety) Act 2017 Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935 (SA)

    Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA)

    Higher Education Standards Framework (Threshold Standards)

    2021 Sex Discrimination Act 1984 (Cth.)

    Summary Offences Act 1953 (SA)

    Superceded Policies Student Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Prevention and Response Policy

    Student Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Prevention and Response Procedure

    Effective from 30 November 2022
    Review Date 29 November 2025
    Contact for queries about the policy Integrity Unit, ext. 30609

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