WEHI is committed to the highest standards of governance in our research and workplace activities.

A number of processes and policies are in place to ensure we foster a positive and safe workplace for staff, students and visitors.

Acceptable Workplace Behaviour Policy

Our Acceptable Workplace Behaviour Framework serves to safeguard and nurture the values that make WEHI a safe, fun and productive place to learn, collaborate and work.

Code of Conduct

WEHI is committed to maintaining the highest standards of behaviour. The Code of Conduct is designed to guide how we collaborate, make decisions and navigate issues.

Sexual Misconduct Policy

The goal of this policy is to ensure a shared understanding and expectations of how sexual misconduct is dealt with, and to foster a safe, equal, and inclusive working environment.

Child Safe Standards

A policy and code of conduct are in place to ensure a safe and positive experience is provided to children visiting WEHI.

Workplace Response to Family Violence

WEHI aims to assist employees who are experiencing family violence to progress toward a life free from violence and its effect.

Whistleblower Policy

This policy provides information on the process and protections in place to manage whistleblowing.

Supporting trans and gender diverse people in the workplace

This policy outlines the support available to employees who are trans or gender diverse.

Parental Leave Policy

Our parental leave policy assists employees in balancing their career and parenting roles.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Leave

This policy aims to support and foster a more inclusive workplace for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander staff and students by offering additional leave in acknowledgement of cultural obligations.

Research Integrity Policy

Our Research Integrity Policy sets standards of responsible and ethical research conduct required by WEHI and our researchers.

Diversity and Inclusion Strategy

Our strategy focuses on five key principles around which we focus our activities and initiatives to foster a diverse and inclusive organisation.

Flexibility at WEHI Policy

WEHI recognises the importance of flexibility to maintain a diverse, adaptive, and high performing workforce.

Conflict of Interest Policy

Providing a framework for the declaration of interests and appropriate management of conflicts at WEHI.

Modern Slavery Policy

WEHI is committed to eliminating Modern Slavery from its supply chains and operations.

WEHI Members Policy

This policy provides a framework for the engagement of WEHI Members.

Privacy Policy

WEHI protects the privacy of personal information we collect and hold about individuals.

Terms of use

These terms apply to use of content, features and services available from our website.

For further information about WEHI policies and procedures email communityrelations@wehi.edu.au.

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