ECU is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination and harassment. University contact officers (UCOs) perform an important role by acting as an alternative support contact on matters related to harassment, discrimination, or victimisation.
UCOs provide assistance to students and staff by providing referral information on the University’s policies and practices (http://www.ecu.edu.au/centres/strategic-and-governance-services/our-services/policy-and-legislation/policy-and-legislation-directory), and details of services available to assist in resolving issues of concern.
A UCO will maintain appropriate confidentiality and may:
A UCO cannot:
If you would like the assistance of an ECU University Contact Officer, then please contact one of the people listed at:
The ALLY network aims to create a more diverse and inclusive culture by promoting greater awareness of, and support for, gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex (GLBTI) staff and students.
ALLYs are sensitive toward and have an understanding of GLBTI people and their issues. An ALLY affirms the experience and rights of GLBTI persons and chooses to challenge the homophobic values of others in a variety of ways including by individual example and personal awareness.
ALLYs are not identified as being heterosexual or GLBTI and represent the entire ECU community.
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