ALLY is a network of students and staff who have an understanding of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex people and the issues they face.
Equity and Diversity training and resources help to inform staff of their equal opportunity rights and responsibilities and the promotion of inclusive practices.
Understanding your obligations as a UON staff member around the associated government acts and legislation, privacy and information policies, and complaints reporting. Register through Discover.
See how UON values and celebrates diversity and provide a safe and respectful environment for our staff and students. Register through Discover
This interactive guide is aimed at supervisors, managers and leaders who manage staff across the University. Register through Discover
We are proud of our diverse and skilled workforce and believe our workplace culture of fair workplace practices and behaviours is one of the things which make UON one of the best places on earth to work.
All staff are required to complete EO Online as part of the induction process or as part of their annual Performance Review and Development. Complete the training.
Sometimes the pressures of life and work can get too much and you need advice, direction or just someone to speak to. Positive mental health allows you to lead a more enriched life and perform better at work. We offer the following to help with your mental health.
Sometimes the pressures of life and work can get too much and you need advice, direction or just someone to speak to. Positive mental health allows you to lead a more enriched life and perform better at work. Please check out the Wellbeing, Health and Safety Sharepoint site for current initiatives, information and resources and see below for further mental health support.
A professional and confidential counselling service is offered to UON staff and their families for both personal and work related issues.
Activities and resources for Mental Health Month.
A conversation could change a life, see R U OK? at work for resources.
Manager Assist Service - supporting positive leadership.
Contact the Health & Safety Team at Usafe@newcastle.edu.au for further information.
Meditation is a skill which enables you to sooth the mind and relax the body. View our meditation video to feel better.
Beyond Blue offers a range of resources for positive mental health in the workplace for employees including how to take care of yourself staying or returning to work and working with a mental health condition. In addition, there are also resources for supervisors covering tips on supporting team members, how to have conversations, information on different mental health conditions as well as tips on how to look after yourself.
The workplace mental health awareness module will help you learn about how to identify depression and how to get help.
SSAF funded Access counselling resource available via an electronic device.
Suicide prevention education and training
The University Mental Health Day is an annual event.