Policy, strategies and programs


At USQ we seek to ensure that all staff are culturally competent and able to contribute to their full potential. Informed equity and diversity leadership is vital in achieving this.

The 2014 - 2017 Employment Equity and Diversity Strategy (PDF* 549kb) is a key document linking implementation measures and policies to enhance inclusion and opportunity, and outlines the University's intent to address and redress barriers to employment.

A range of other equity and diversity strategies have also been developed at USQ and include:

Policies and procedures

In being committed to the principles of equity and diversity, the University strives to achieve a work environment free from discrimination and harassment through the implementation of equitable workplace practices. Employees are encouraged to familiarise themselves with the range of information contained within the USQ Policy Library which includes:

Discrimination, Bullying and Harassment Procedures and FAQ's

Flowcharts of the procedures for resolving complaints of workplace bullying (PDF* 19kb), and discrimination and harassment (PDF* 19kb) are available and are to be utilised in conjunction with the policies and procedures relating to these issues.

Information and FAQ's are also available to assist employees with identifying and responding to workplace bullying.


A number of equity and diversity programs are available and include:

*These files are in Portable Document Format (PDF) which require the use of Adobe Acrobat Reader. A free copy of Acrobat Reader may be obtained from Adobe. Users who are unable to access information in PDF format should contact Trudi Davidson, telephone +61 7 4631 2981 to obtain this information in an alternative format.