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To notify or not to notify?
We all try our best to avoid mishaps, but even then things can go wrong despite our best efforts. Notifying adverse events as they occur is key when it comes managing insurance.
Revamp of Child Protection Screening is clearer and closer
New statutory working with children screening arrangements just got a little clearer and closer.
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Setting the standard for international students
From 1 January 2018, a revised National Code under the Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000 will come into effect. The code sets standards that govern the provision of education to international students holding a student visa by Australian registered providers.
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Amendments to the University of Adelaide Act
The Statutes Amendment (Universities) Act 2016 (SA) was recently passed by South Australian Parliament and comes into effect today.
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How compliance awareness becomes compliance aptitude
Did you know that over 200 State and Federal Acts specifically apply to the University?
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Did you hear about the academic who went to prison for ignoring export controls? Academic freedom was no defence.
The experience of Emeritus Professor John Roth from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, USA is a cautionary tale for all academic researchers about the limits of academic freedom in a world troubled by threats of nuclear proliferation, terrorism and weapons of mass destruction.
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For the record: How you say it is just as important
The tone of your communications is the tone of the record you are creating.
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Social media - is your personal profile professional?
Unless you curate your profile carefully, your online presence may reflect on the institution you work for as well.
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ICAC obligations for contractors too
Did you know that it’s not just University staff who are public officers? Contractors to the University are public officers too, and as such have the same responsibilities and obligations under the Independent Commission Against Corruption Act 2012 (SA).
The 2017 Higher Ed Budget: what you need to know
The Australian Government has announced a number of reforms to the higher education sector which will impact both universities and students.
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