Training and resources
Equity and Diversity training and resources help to inform staff of their equal opportunity rights and responsibilities and the promotion of inclusive practices.
- GIPA, Privacy and Complaints
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.
- Respectful and Collaborative Workplace
See how UON values and celebrates diversity and provide a safe and respectful environment for our staff and students. Register through Discover
- Conflict Resolution for Managers
This interactive guide is aimed at supervisors, managers and leaders who manage staff across the University. Register through Discover
- EO Online
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.
Ethics and social justice policies
- Promoting a Respectful and Collaborative University: Diversity and Inclusiveness Policy
- Resolving Workplace Concerns and Conflict Procedure
- Protocols for Respecting and Acknowledging Country Policy
- Code of Ethical Academic Conduct Policy
- Inclusive Language Policy
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. We offer the following mental health support:
A professional and confidential counselling service is offered to UON staff for both personal and work related issues.
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.
Staff can access an eldercare information kit to help with the pressures of looking after elderly members of the family. This kit includes information about care services, health, money and dealing with grief and loss.
Contact the Health & Safety Team at Usafe@newcastle.edu.au.
Support for workers for non work related illness and injuries.
There are a number of ways the University can support good mental health.
Suicide prevention education and training
The University Mental Health Day is an annual event.
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