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European Union – do your activities involve EU residents?

If your activities involve the collection or processing of information about any residents of the European Union, please email the Legal and Risk Branch before 1 May 2018. New data protection regulations commence on 25 May 2018 and will impact on how you must collect and manage that data. The Legal and Risk Branch can help you assess the scope and nature of the activity and any compliance response needed.

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More healthy competition in new laws

Recent amendments to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (CCA) update the rules that apply to the University's commercial activities with competitors, suppliers, retailers and consumers.

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HELP! Changes to the student loan scheme – Proposal 2.0

The Commonwealth Government has introduced a new Bill seeking to change features of the student loan scheme – HELP (Higher Education Loan Program).

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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.

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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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