If you need to report an incident, you can:
- Make a report online
- Make a report in person to our qualified counsellors and student equal opportunity advisors in the Health, Counselling and Disability Service. Call them on 8201 2118 or send an email to email@example.com.
Making a report does not initiate a complaint, it is the first step to offer you support and a chance to talk through your options.
The information below includes the contact details for external organisations who provide services in the community to anyone who has experienced sexual harassment or sexual assault in both South Australia and the Northern Territory.
Sexual harassment is unlawful in every State and Territory of Australia.
In South Australia it can be reported to the Office of the Commissioner for Equal Opportunity within 12 months of an incident occurring. You can call (08) 7322 7070 or visit the Equal Opportunity Commission website for more information on this process.
In the Northern Territory it can be reported to the Anti-Discrimination Commission within 12 months of an incident occurring. You can call 1800 813 846 or 8999 1444 or visit the Anti-Discrimination Commission website for more information on this process.
Sexual assault is a criminal offence, and can be reported directly to police, with or without informing the University. Reports to police (in any State or Territory) can be made for both recent and historical sexual assault. Call 131 444 or 000 in case of emergencies.
In South Australia you can contact Yarrow Place Rape and Sexual Assault Service on 1800 817 421. It provides a 24/7 crisis response service (medical and counselling services for recent sexual assault). This includes the option of a free forensic medical service for people considering making a report to police.
Yarrow Place also offers professional counselling and therapeutic support groups for recent and past sexual assault.
In the Northern Territory you can contact the (SARC) SARC provides 24-hour access to medical, legal and counselling information in Darwin (08) 8922 6472 and Alice Springs (08) 8955 4500 for recent incidents of sexual assault. SARCs are also located in other regional towns in the NT. For more information you can visit their website NT Sexual Assault Referral Centres.
If you experience cyber abuse (including cyber-stalking, image-based abuse, trolling, online hate, creating fake accounts to impersonate someone, doxing and sextortion), you can report it to the eSafety Comissioner.