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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).

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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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The FYI of FOI

The Freedom of Information Act 1991 (SA) (the FOI Act) gives everyone the right to request access to documents held by public agencies, including universities.

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Why the medium for your message always counts

We often work at a hectic pace. Mobile communications systems mean that we can transact business wherever we are. On average, we each send or receive 122 emails in a working day.

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Seen a rogue drone? Report it to CASA!

Drones seem to be turning up in all sorts of places they shouldn't be.

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No fly drone zones: Why can't you fly a RPA on campus?

The reason for restrictions on drone, or remotely piloted aircraft, operations is simple: public safety. Imagine the commercial pilot who encounters an unknown object in their flight path as they are descending over the city towards the Adelaide Airport. A split second decision will determine the outcome for the pilot, the passengers and for all the people on the ground below who are going about their daily business. There is no room for error in this scenario!

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