Preventing Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment (SEAH)

Western Sydney University and the Australian Government does not tolerate sexual exploitation, abuse or harassment (SEAH) of any kind. SEAH is the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s (DFAT) Preventing Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment policy. The policy sets out expectations and minimum standards of behaviour, for all stakeholders in Australia and overseas.

University project leaders and partner organisations are required to complete rigorous due diligence and mitigate risks - see DFAT SEAH policy and the Western Sydney University Sexual Harassment Prevention Policy. Students at Western, are required to:

  1. Read and comply with the DFAT SEAH policy.
  2. Complete the WSU Respectful Relationships training.

Support Services

If you are aware of someone who has had an unwanted experience, or if you wish to speak privately about an incident, please visit the Office of Equity and Diversity webpage for the services that are available.


In the instance or suspicion of SEAH, there are two methods for reporting an incident.


All students participating in a project funded by the Australian Government's must be familiar with with the DFAT SEAH policywatch the above video and complete the quiz below. On completion, return to the Go Global portal and confirm that you have watched the video and completed the quiz.


For further advice and information, contact or Book for Advising.