At Arts Centre Melbourne, we aim to provide the best possible working environment for all of our team members, the people we work with and anyone who enters our spaces: one that is based on collaboration and respect. One of our core values is Care More. We're committed to creating a safe and secure environment for everybody – those within our teams and those who enter our doors – in which we respect and look after one another, regardless of our backgrounds and beliefs. We thrive on our diversity, openness and supportive inclusion.
When you’re working with us, in our venues, or representing Arts Centre Melbourne, we expect you to promote a safe, respectful and inclusive work environment for everyone.
Arts Centre Melbourne is committed to raising awareness of our approach to safe and respectful workplaces. Arts Centre Melbourne team members and partners can expect:
Arts Centre Melbourne has zero tolerance for inappropriate workplace behaviour in our work spaces.
Sexual harassment is never acceptable. Call it out.
SEE. If you see something or hear something that makes you feel uncomfortable, don’t ignore it.
TALK. It takes courage to speak up. Talk with your boss, your colleagues or the person who’s crossing the line.
SUPPORT. Don’t underestimate the power of support. It can help a colleague stand up and take action.
Whether you’re an employee, contractor, performer, visitor or patron, we encourage you to speak up.
To make a report or to seek support, you can contact:
If you feel unable to make a report through these channels and the matter relates to your work here at Arts Centre Melbourne, you can also make a report or seek support via:
Anyone working in our venues can raise a concern or complaint if they have experienced or have witnessed inappropriate workplace behaviours.
Complaints will be handled and resolved in an appropriate, fair, transparent and timely manner, and in accordance with the principles of natural justice.
You can contact the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission’s free and confidential dispute resolution service on 1300 292 153 or via their website www.humanrightscommission.vic.gov.au
The following resources have been compiled to assist you to better understand these issues, and develop appropriate policies and procedures for your own organisation.
Our contracts include specific terms about safe and respectful work at Arts Centre Melbourne.
Under these terms, Venue Users need to:
Arts Centre Melbourne has a range of supports available to Venue Users and their team members when working here. These include information resources and access to our reporting channels. For more information, please speak to your key contact or contact Arts Centre Melbourne’s HR team at firstname.lastname@example.org