If you are aware of, or have experienced an incident of sexual assault or harassment, report it online, call our Safer Communities team on 08 9266 4444, or if it an emergency call 000 for immediate police or ambulance assistance.
What is sexual assault and sexual harassment?
Curtin offers a variety of free and confidential support services to support you if you have experienced, or been affected by, sexual assault or harassment.
Online training program
The Respectful Relationships online training program aims to equip you with important life skills to support you and those around you. The program is mandatory for all students commencing from Semester Two, 2019 at our Australian campuses.
Curtin’s commitment to staff and students
Our priority is to protect and support all members of the Curtin community. We aim to foster a culture of respect, care and safety which will help to reduce incidents of sexual assault or harassment.
Frequently asked questions
Visit our FAQs to learn more about how to act when an incident occurs.
Safety at Curtin
Report a sexual assault or sexual harassment incident
If you are aware of, or have experienced an incident of sexual assault or harassment, see something that shouldn’t be happening, or feel unsafe, please report it. The Safer Community Team can be reached directly on 08 9266 4444, or through our online form. You can make an anonymous report if you choose. All reports are treated seriously and confidentially.
Serious safety concerns
If you, or someone you know is sexually assaulted or sexually harassed, or you see something that shouldn’t be happening, contact the Curtin Safer Community Team. The Safer Community Team offer 24 hour service, every day of the year, to the Perth, Technology Park, Perth CBD and Kalgoorlie campuses. The Safer Community Team will help you get the right support, even if the incident occurred in the past and/or did not occur on a Curtin campus.
SafeZone Security App
If you are on the Perth Campus, use the SafeZone Security App to trigger an immediate response from the Safer Community Team without alerting an assailant.
If you are on the University supported activities either interstate or overseas, ring International SOS on +61 2 9372 2468 and quote Membership No. 12AYCA656047.
Any one of us might have a negative experience online, ranging from relatively low impact issues like mild criticism or feedback, to more damaging experiences such as cyberbulling, adult cyber abuse, image-based abuse or being scammed.
Cyber abuse [.pdf 350kB] is behaviour that uses technology to threaten, intimidate, harass or humiliate someone – with the intent to hurt them socially, psychologically or even physically.
If you have a negative experience while online, support is available.
Curtin’s Psychological and Counselling Services can provide support with issues impacting your life, study or mental health.