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Policies and Delegations – Council Secretariat FAQs
The Council Secretariat has developed a set of FAQs to assist staff with enquiries related to Delegations and Policies.
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Staff Appointments to Boards
Board membership - a short guide to assist staff members appointed to Boards at the request of the University.
Managing University Contracts
Key features and requirements that are part of the University's Contract Management process.
Travel insurance updates
To ensure we get the benefit of the insurance cover we purchase it is important that our staff understand the benefits available.
End of year insurance deadlines to report notifiable events
The deadline for reporting notifiable events is Monday 12 December 2022. Any new events that arise after this date need to be notified to the Insurance Office as soon as they occur, or as soon as they become known to you, and before 31 December 2022 to attract the benefit of insurance cover.
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New Trusts Governance Framework
This year, the Trusts Governance Framework will be implemented across the University to improve accountability and compliance with the University’s statutory obligations and donor expectations, and to prioritise the use of trust funds for the highest strategic benefit.
Preying on our minds - how predatory publishers ambush scholarly effort
The adage “publish or perish” resonates throughout the academy. Scholars and universities both rely on publication statistics to measure achievements and quantify contributions to knowledge.
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Managing University Contracts – recent Policy update
The revised Contracts and Agreements Policy sets requirements for the management of University agreements and applies additional procedures to “significant contracts” and those involving foreign parties.
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“.au direct” - Time to act on your registered website name
“.au direct” domain name will come into effect on 24 March 2022. The change isn’t automatic, but existing domain name owners will have priority until 20 September 2022 to apply to register a .au direct domain.
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Waste not, want not – new measures to reduce harmful single-use plastics
The University makes every effort to identify and implement environmentally sustainable practices wherever possible.
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