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Responding to COVID-19 - Maintain your distance AND your records

During recent months, usual work patterns have been disrupted as we’ve adapted our work habits and come to terms with the reality of social distancing.

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Hosting a Zoom Meeting? Pause before you record

Zoom provides an easy and appealing platform to connect with others across different locations.

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A global reach into the future and biosecurity risks

The University is gearing up globally and extending its profile through connections with international partners, staff, students and alumni.

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International sanctions - some ins and outs

As a globally geared institution, many of the University’s activities involve collaboration with people and entities overseas.

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Information: managing a most valuable asset

Universities have always been curators and custodians of knowledge and information. As institutions of learning we understand, perhaps better than any other organisation, the value of preserving this valuable asset for the benefit of future generations.

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Anti-corruption challenges – could you spot a trusted insider?

Most of us have played variations of “spot the difference” – like the classic game of Where’s Wally? Identifying a concealed difference amongst a group of  people you know and trust can be much more challenging. In some cases, not understanding this challenge in the workplace can have devastating consequences for you and your colleagues.

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New SA working with children screening obligations - a quick guide

From 1 July 2019, working with children checks will be subject to a new statutory regime under the Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Act 2016. The checks will be issued by a central assessment unit in the Department of Human Services (DHS), their status will be continuously monitored and they will be current for a 5 year period.

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Under the spotlight – it’s Privacy Awareness Week

The theme for privacy awareness week is “Don’t be in the dark on privacy”.

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Contract management - do you need to consult a specialist area?

Planning to buy a product or service? In many cases, purchasing decisions will require consideration of a variety of different issues which may not be apparent at the outset.

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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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