Definition of intimidating behaviour
It operates through key institutions: organised social arrangements through which social goods and services are distributed. Racially based conduct that subjects a staff member or a student to discrimination on the basis of race (see definition of 'race' above) or has the purpose or effect of substantially interfering with an individual's work or study performance or creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive work or study environment.These include the public service, the legal and medical systems, the education system... Racial harassment may include, but is not limited to the following: A group of people or a person's entitlements based on Australian law or international agreements to which Australia is a signatory.Through professional development, information sessions and publicising this policy the University, through the Director: Human Resources and the Student Ombud will provide its community with an understanding of the rights and responsibilities of all individuals arising from the policy.
Culture refers to the distinctive patterns of values, beliefs, and ways of life of a social group.
The term 'race' is understood to be flexible and evolving.
It includes a person’s nationality, country of birth, colour, ancestry, ethnic origin, or people associated with those of a particular race.
An Indigenous Australian is a person of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent who identifies as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and is accepted as such by the community in which the person lives (commonwealth government working definition).
Throughout this policy, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people will be referred to by that name, or by the term 'Indigenous Australians'.The University upholds the rights of its students and staff to enjoy an education and employment environment that is free from race discrimination.