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Frequently Asked Questions

Staff approved to hold a corporate credit card do so with the understanding they are personally accountable for the expenditure on their card.

The following FAQ’s and scenarios provide some practical examples however there are many situations whereby the cardholder is expected to exercise reasonable judgement on what’s appropriate at the time, particularly whilst travelling.

Related documents

  • The Non-Allowable Expenses Procedures provides practical examples of expenses that are considered non-allowable (or personal in nature), exceptions to these categories which are allowable, and reasonable expenditure thresholds for gifts and entertainment. 
  • Appendix A of the Corporate Credit Card Procedures lists appropriate and inappropriate uses of the corporate credit card.

If there is any doubt regarding the use of the corporate credit card, contact the Expense Management Team for advice.

Expense Management - Cards & Travel
Phone: (08) 8313 3330
Email: corporate.cards@adelaide.edu.au

General Principles

  • The corporate credit card must only be used where the activity or purchase has been pre-approved e.g. travel and corporate events, or for legitimate expenditure associated with the operation of the University. 
  • Each transaction must be properly documented, justifiable and withstand audit and external scrutiny.

Procurement
Address

Finance & Procurement Services
THE UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE
SA 5005 AUSTRALIA

Contact

T: +61 8 8313 3414
F: +61 8 8313 4350
finprosupport@adelaide.edu.au