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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!
If you think that only marketing and promotions people need to worry about what they say to students, think again! Anyone providing advice or guidance to current or future students has to get their facts right.
Before you engage a consultant or contractor to work for the University, stop and consider whether an independent contractor relationship is appropriate. You may find that the person should be hired as an employee.
When it comes to the University’s dealings with suppliers, retailers and students, the Competition & Consumer Act 2010 (CCA) lays down the law.
Are you compliant with the State Records Act? The start of a new academic year is a good time to review your records management.
Under Australian Consumer Law, small businesses can now challenge unfair terms in standard form contracts.
‘Tis the season for giving and it's not uncommon for students to offer their lecturers a gift as a token of their appreciation. But there is a difference between a token and a “gift of influence” which could be intended or perceived as a bribe.
Social media provides an excellent public forum for individuals and organisations to connect and share information. However, make sure you take care with what you share...