White Ribbon Workplace

USQ is proud to be among the seventh cohort of organisations to achieve White Ribbon Workplace accreditation. This accreditation recognises USQ’s efforts to build awareness, help prevent and respond to violence against women. To achieve this accreditation, USQ has met the high level White Ribbon Workplace Accreditation Program standards and criteria.

The White Ribbon Australia Workplace Accreditation Program drives positive workplace culture, which includes policy, procedures, training and communication, to educate the workplace community.

As a White Ribbon Workplace, we join the growing number of organisations in Australia that are committed to contributing to national cultural change and promoting gender equality.

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Domestic violence

Did you know that one in five women experience harassment in the workplace? Or that 94% of employees agree employers should take a leadership role in educating their workforce about respectful relationships between men and women? Learn more about the statistics associated with domestic violence.

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Leadership commitment 

The University’s values are central to creating an inclusive workplace culture and form the foundation of events and activities promoted by the University. These values set the tone for an environment that does not tolerate or condone violence and inspires leadership at all levels to create an inclusive environment. Our Vice-Chancellors Committee have signed the pledge to commit to ‘Never Violent, Never Silent’ which is displayed on all three USQ campuses.

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