Reporting harassment

What should I do if I'm being harassed or I see someone else being harassed?

Answer ID 2263 | Last updated on 24/03/2022 07.38 AM

Harassment, where you feel offended, humiliated or intimidated is unacceptable at UWA.  

Harassment may include threats, abuse, insults or taunts based on a person’s characteristics (e.g. sexual orientation, race, beliefs or preferences). If you believe you are being harassed or see someone else being harassed – don't wait, say something.

Racial, sexual or cultural harassment and discrimination on UWA campuses, buses and bus stops should be reported immediately to UWA Campus Security.

Reporting an Incident:

  • If you are away from campus and require immediate assistance, call Western Australian Police on 000
  • If you are on campus and need immediate assistance call the UWA Security Emergency Number: 6488 2222 (this is available 24/7).
  • If something has happened to you or if you have observed something happening to a student (e.g. threatening behaviour, sexual assault, harassment, bullying) on-campus, please complete this form.
  • If you would like to talk someone about something you have experienced, get in touch with UWA Student Wellbeing or Guild Student Assist.

Contacts in an Emergency 24/7:

  • UWA Security: 6488 2222 (on campus)
  • WA Police: 000 (off campus)
  • Sexual Assault Resource Centre: 1800 199 888

On campus resources:

Off campus resources:

  • The Sexual Assault Resource Centre provides a confidential counselling service to those over 12 years of age who have been sexually assaulted or abused either recently or in the past: (+61 8) 9340 1828
  • Lifeline: 13 11 14
  • Crisis Care: 9223 1111
  • Mental Health Emergency Services: 1300 555 788
  • Salvo Care: 9442 5777

UWA Policies:
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