Creating a safe ANU campus - support resources

Below is a list of support services for anyone impacted by safety issues on or off campus.

The ANU campus is a sprawling, beautiful place but the safety of students and staff is vitally important for its continued beauty.

Below is a list of support services for anyone impacted by safety issues on or off campus, as discussed in this ANU Reporter article.

Referral numbers for assistance

For all emergencies, call 000

Canberra Rape Crisis Centre: Call (02) 6247 2525 for support, information or advocacy. Open 7am to 11pm, every day.

Canberra Sexual Health Centre: Call (02) 6244 2184 for sexual health support an information. Open 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

The Canberra Hospital: Call (02) 6244 2222. It offers a 24-hour, every day on-call service.

1800RESPECT: Call 1800 737 732 for sexual assault, domestic or family violence information and support. Open 24-hours, every day.

Support at ANU

Primary contact for an ANU critical incident is Registrar Student Services:  Call (02) 6197 0110. Open 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

ANU Counselling Centre: Call (02) 6125 2442 for counselling, support, information and referral. Open 9am to 4.45pm, Monday to Friday. Closed 1pm to 2pm and public holidays.

ANU Health Centre: Front Desk: (02) 6125 3598. Nurse: (02) 6125 9695 between 2pm and 4pm weekdays. Open 9am to 5pm Monday to Thursday; 9am to 4pm Friday. It offers medical support, information and referral.

ANU Security: Call (02) 6125 2249. ANU Security maintains a 24-hour presence on campus in order to ensure the safety and protection of all students' assets.

ANU Students' Association: Call (02) 6125 2444, email sa.assistance@anu.edu.au for personal and academic support, advocacy or referrals. Open 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

ANU Students' Association Legal Officer: Call (02) 5125 2442 for legal support. Open 9am to 5pm, Monday to Wednesday.

Dean of Students: Call (02) 6125 4184 for academic and personal support, referral and information.

Postgraduate and Research Students' Association Legal Officer: Call (02) 6125 2444 for legal support. Open 9am to 5pm, Monday to Wednesday.

Postgraduate and Research Students' Association Welfare Officer: Call (02) 6125 2603 for personal and academic support, advocacy or referrals. Open 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Online services

The ANU Counselling Centre has online resources for students dealing with crisis and trauma.