Health, Safety & Wellbeing

The University of Notre Dame Australia is committed to providing and maintaining a safe and healthy environment for all staff, students, visitors, volunteers and contractors.

WHS Policy

The Work Health and Safety (WHS) Policy provides the framework for health and safety across the University.

Policy: Work Health and Safety

Health and Safety Committee

The National Health and Safety Committee is advisory in nature, providing consultation and dissemination of information on health and safety matters thereby supporting and strengthening the safety and health of our Notre Dame community.

Please refer to Blackboard for Committee member contact details, meeting minutes and a schedule of upcoming meetings.

If you have an issue you wish to raise or a general enquiry you can contact the Committee Executive Officer at

Health and Safety Representatives

Each campus has Health and Safety Representatives. The role of the Health and Safety Representative is to:

  • assist in identifying and resolving health and safety matters on campus;
  • investigate incidents;
  • conduct regular workplace inspections;
  • refer health and safety matters to the relevant Health and Safety Committee;
  • liaise with staff regarding health and safety matters; and
  • keep informed of health and safety information provided by the University.

A list of Health and Safety Representatives for your campus can be obtained via Blackboard.

Reporting an Injury, Incident, Hazard or Near Miss

Staff and students are responsible for reporting injuries, incidents, hazards and near misses that occur on Campus, in accordance with the University’s Work Health & Safety Policy.

Please use the Incident Report Form to report any injuries, incidents hazards and near misses that occur on campus. Information on how to submit the form are provided on the form.

Health and Safety On-Campus Training

The University is committed to providing all staff and students with training and guidance on health, safety and wellbeing.

If you would like further information on the HSW training calendar please contact

First Aid

Information relating to First Aid can be found on our  First Aid webpage.


Information relating to security on your campus can be found Campus Security webpage.