University student safety watchdog gets green light

By Dominic Giannini
Updated February 23 2024 - 1:40pm, first published 1:37pm
Education ministers have ticked off on a student ombudsman to oversee sexual assault cases. (Mick Tsikas/AAP PHOTOS)
Education ministers have ticked off on a student ombudsman to oversee sexual assault cases. (Mick Tsikas/AAP PHOTOS)

A new student safety watchdog will be stood up to oversee how universities handle sexual assaults and complaints following a scathing report lambasting the sector for a lack of oversight.

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