Prejudice and Discrimination

Equity and Diversity Coordinator

The Equity and Diversity Coordinator is available for consultation to develop and implement equity and diversity strategies across the university; support for student initiatives to promote inclusion; and advice on where to go for student support.

Australian Anti-Discrimination Law

In Australia it is unlawful to discriminate on the basis of a number of protected attributes including age, disability, race, sex, intersex status, gender identity and sexual orientation in education and employment.

Human Rights Commission

The Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is an independent third party which investigates complaints about discrimination and human rights breaches.

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.