Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

QUT strongly believes that everyone has a right to feel safe and supported in their home and workplace. As the 'university for the real world', QUT recognises the important role that workplaces play in addressing real-world problems. QUT is committed to providing opportunities for staff and students to realise their full potential by embracing diversity and creating a respectful and inclusive culture. This is articulated throughout the university's strategy, Blueprint 6.

QUT is committed to creating and maintaining a safe and healthy environment for staff, students and the wider university community. QUT will continue its work in raising awareness and advancing prevention of DFV. They will:

  • continue to promote the application and continued improvement of the DFV leave policy, which offers up to 20 days leave on full pay in a 12 month period to staff requiring assistance as a result of DFV
  • ensure safe, supportive and respectful practices are understood, accepted and modelled by leaders
  • offer reasonable adjustments, which may include a temporary change of work location and appropriate security arrangements
  • offer 24-hour access to registered psychologists and counsellors through the Employee Assistance Program.