Harassment

Definition overview

1 Definition

Occurs when a person is made to feel intimidated, insulted or humiliated because of their race, colour, national or ethnic origin; sex; disability; sexual preference; or some other characteristic specified under anti-discrimination or human rights legislation. Harassment may include behaviour, comments or images which a reasonable person would consider to be offensive, humiliating, intimidating or threatening.

2 References

USQ Defined.

3 Definition Information

Approved Date

13/11/2015

Effective Date

1/1/2016

Record No

15/3716PL

Complying with the law and observing Policy and Procedure is a condition of working and/or studying at the University.

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