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The Institute 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.


  • Appropriate Workplace Behaviour policy

    A framework defining the Institute’s expectations for appropriate workplace behavior, and processes for managing inappropriate conduct such as harassment, bullying or discrimination.

  • Child Safe Standards

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

  • Workplace response to family violence

    The Institute 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.

  • Scientific integrity

    Our statement on research practice has been developed to foster integrity in scientific research at the Institute.

  • 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.

  • Privacy policy

    The Institute 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 Institute policies and procedures email communityrelations@wehi.edu.au.