Foreign Compliance Obligations

The University of Adelaide supports the Australian Government’s national security agenda by giving foreign compliance obligations priority consideration before proceeding with any international engagements. 

The types of international engagements the University enters vary widely and can range from collaborations between individual academic staff to formal agreements between institutions.

The way the Australian Government regulates international engagements varies significantly as well.  

The following resources and links will assist University personnel to understand and navigate the various regulatory compliance regimes that apply to the University's foreign engagement activities:

Non-compliance with foreign engagement laws can have major consequences for individuals, the University and Australia. All personnel must apply the necessary due diligence to every foreign engagement activity and engage with internal assessment processes as necessary.