Outcome 15: Staff receive same best practice level of care and support as students in making a disclosure or report regarding sexual harm

The advisory group to oversee the University’s approach to staff disclosures and reports of sexual harm is currently being refreshed as a formal sub-group of the Respect at Monash Committee. The Group will also help support compliance with Respect @ Work legislation, and will provide a standing update at Committee meetings on progress.

Training sessions on Responding to Disclosures of Sexual Violence were hosted for Monash HR staff in 2022 and will continue to be delivered as required. Monash HR’s Respectful & Ethical Conduct team to embed advanced course in recognising and responding to sexual violence in team development considerations annually so at least one staff member has completed this training irrespective of staff turnover.

Anonymous online reporting is accessible via the A Culture of Integrity and Respect webpage.

A new Respect at Monash staff module has been developed and implemented as part of the University’s mandatory compliance training suite.

Work is underway to complete other actions related to this outcome, please check back periodically as we'll update our progress through 2023.