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Keep it real! How to avoid misleading students

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.

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Contractor or Employee? Engage workers correctly to avoid sham contracting

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.

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Good deals from third parties? Don’t force the issue!

When it comes to the University’s dealings with suppliers, retailers and students, the Competition & Consumer Act 2010 (CCA) lays down the law.

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Keen to be screened in 2017

New legislation passed in November 2016 will set a new standard for working with children.

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Get your records straight! Record keeping strategies for the New Year

Are you compliant with the State Records Act? The start of a new academic year is a good time to review your records management.

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Flexible Funding – support for Indigenous student success

Recent amendments to the Higher Education Support Act 2003 will support the new Indigenous Student Success Program commencing 1 January 2017.

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Fair-go contracts for small business

Under Australian Consumer Law, small businesses can now challenge unfair terms in standard form contracts.

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Gift or Gaffe? - the dilemma of students bearing gifts

‘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.

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Be social media aware - take care with what you share!

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...

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Stick to Fair Procedure!

We make decisions every day. Often these decisions will have an impact on someone else. Sometimes those decisions will change the opportunities and choices of others. In these situations it is essential that the decision-making procedure is ‘fair and proper’.

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