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Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment

TAFE SA is committed to providing an environment free from sexual harassment and sexual assault. TAFE SA has zero tolerance of sexual assault and sexual harassment and expects all members of the TAFE SA community, including its visitors and agents, to adhere to treat each other with respect, courtesy and consideration. 

Disclosing Sexual Assault or Sexual Harassment

Students experiencing Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment can contact a student counsellor.

  • TAFE SA counsellors are available on most TAFE SA sites and by phone.
  • Counsellors provide confidential support and information about reporting options.

Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault Emergency help

If you are in immediate danger or need urgent medical help, or you believe others are at risk:

  • Call the Police or an Ambulance on 000
  • If you are on a TAFE SA campus, you can contact Security or a TAFE SA Manager on campus.
  • In non-emergency situations, you can contact the police on 131 444. If possible, phone a friend or family member to come to you.
  • If you don’t need urgent medical treatment, contact Yarrow Place Rape and Sexual Assault Service (South Australia Wide, 24 hours a day/7 days a week) or call them on 1800 817 421
  • You can also go to your nearest hospital emergency department.
  • For phone support, you can also call the National Sexual Assault, Domestic Family Violence Counselling Service on 1800 737 732 (1800 RESPECT).
  • If you are concerned about a child and have a reasonable suspicion that a child is being abused or neglected, phone the Child Abuse Report Line (CARL) 131 478.

Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Policy

You can make a report to TAFE SA by completing the online form.  This report is not for urgent or emergency situations but can be used to notify TAFE SA of concerns and initiate investigations where required.  Contact the services above should you need immediate assistance. 

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