Getting Help (Wellbeing + Support)

  • Occupational Health + Safety (OHS)

    For any occupational health and safety (OHS) enquiries, please contact the Faculty's health and safety contact Tracey Grant.

    Health, Safety and Wellbeing (requires login)

  • Security

    Contact University SECURITY at any time by calling 834 46666 or 1800 246 066 (free call). In any life-threatening situation, always call Victorian emergency services first via 000 (0 000 from a University landline). Call University Security immediately after calling emergency services.

    If you ever feel unsafe getting around the Parkville or Southbank campus, trained SECURITY officers are available to ESCORT you to locations on or near the campus. This free service is available to all students and staff from anywhere on campus. Refer to the links for more details.

    University Security (requires login)

  • First Aid + Incident Reporting

    FIRST AID kits can be found in all print rooms in the Glyn Davis Building and the staff kitchen in Baldwin Spencer. Staff, students, contractors and others must report any hazard and/or incident to their local supervisor or the manager of the work area as soon as reasonably practicable. Please see website for further information.

    Incidents and emergencies (requires login)

  • Emergencies + Evacuation

    You should familiarise yourself with the different types of EMERGENCY PROCEDURES in various scenarios.

    First aid and emergency (requires login)

    Emergencies can also be caused by psychological and mental breakdowns. The link below contains emergency contacts for various kinds of situation.

    Counselling and Psychological Services Emergencies

  • Safer Communities

    The Safer Community Program (SCP) promotes a respectful, inclusive, and connected campus community that fosters safe learning, working and living at the University of Melbourne. The SCP provides the opportunity to seek support and advice about behaviours of concern, and links and resources to assist.

    Safer Community Program

  • Health Services for Staff

    The UNIVERSITY HEALTH SERVICE is open Monday to Friday, 8.45 am to 5.00 pm on all days the University is open. The Health Service provides an appointment based system for the convenience of patients and to minimise waiting time. Bookings can be made via an online booking system.

    Health Service

  • Other Emergency Contacts

    If you’re unable to seek advice from the University’s services please see the other EMERGENCY CONTACTS.

    • Lifeline: 13 11 14;
    • Poisons Information Hotline: 13 11 26;
    • Beyond Blue: 1300 224 636 or www.beyondblue.org.au
  • Counselling and Psychological Services

    The Counselling and Psychological Services are also available for University staff members. The services available to staff include counselling as well as training sessions and workshops. For more information, please click on the link below:

    https://services.unimelb.edu.au/counsel/home#services-for-staff