Support

Support

Macquarie University is committed to preventing and responding to incidents of sexual assault, and to providing ongoing support.

Here you will find information about confidential counselling, medical support, reporting options and contacts that can help you stay safe on campus.

If you or someone you know has experienced sexual assault, there is assistance available to you. Listed below are some of the options available to you.

Links and resources

Macquarie

Macquarie University Emergency Care

1800 227 367 or 0429 229 798 (24/7)

Macquarie University security

Call 9850 7112 or 9850 9999 (24/7)  

Report online

Macquarie University Campus Health and Wellbeing

(02) 9850 7497

Opening hours
Monday to Friday, 8am – 6pm

Macquarie University Student Advocacy and Support

Call (02) 9850 7497

Opening hours
Monday to Friday, 8am – 6pm

Macquarie University Health and Safety

Report online

Indigenous Hub - Walanga Muru

Visit the Walanga Muru website

Safety

To address immediate safety concerns call the Police on 000.

Alternatively, you can call the Police Assistance Line on 131 444 for non-emergencies.

Information on making a report to the police

The New South Wales Police Force (NSWPF) provides victims of sexual assault two options in making a report. The first and preferred option is to contact the nearest Police Station and make a formal complaint. The second option is to complete the Sexual Assault Reporting Options (SARO) questionnaire. By reporting the assault to police vital information can be obtained about this type of crime. The information gathered can be used to prosecute an offender and to develop strategies to reduce this crime type. 

Macquarie University security

Call (02) 9850 7112 or (02) 9850 9999 (24/7)

Report online

Medical

Need a doctor after hours?

Contact the 24hr GP Service on 137 425

Macquarie University Hospital - GP services

Bulk billing is available to students, pensioners, healthcare card holders and staff of Macquarie University Hospital.

Macquarie University Hospital GP service accepts most international student health cover.

Location
Macquarie University Clinic
Suite 305, Level 3, 2 Technology Place
Macquarie University, NSW 2109

Opening hours
Monday – Friday, 8am – 6pm
Saturday, 8.30am – 12.30pm
Closed on public holidays

Contact
(02) 9812 3944

Ryde Hospital

Location
Denistone Road, Eastwood, NSW 2122

Contact
(02) 9858 7888

Sexual Assault Services – Northern Sydney

Contact
Business hours: (02) 9462 9477
After hours: (02) 9926 7111 (Royal North Shore Hospital)

Opening hours
Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm

External

General support

Women's support

Men's support

LGBTIQ

  • QLife (LGBTIQ Counselling Services)
  • Twenty10 (incorporates gay and lesbian counselling services
  • Another Closet - Domestic and family violence support for lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, intersex or queer

Sexual Assault

The Reachout.com website offers comprehensive resources on what is:

The NSW Rape Crisis Centre provides the following PDF factsheets and resources:

Law Stuff

Visit the Law Stuff website for information on sexual assault

Sexual violence prevention and response

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