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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. …



New templates available on the Legal and Risk self service portal

Have you seen the Legal and Risk Self Service Portal? A growing range of resources are available for University personnel to download, including the following recently added templates: Consultancy services agreement – short form [UPDATED] – for use when engaging a consultant to undertake straightforward and low-risk consultancy services for a fee of up to $30,000. …



On the move: changes to Commonwealth Government portfolios

A suite of portfolio changes following the federal election has led to changes to the name and composition of the Department of Education (formerly the Department of Education and Training). A number of ministries were moved out of the Education portfolio; with vocational education and training and apprenticeships relocated to the Employment Portfolio, and migrant …



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 …


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