Insurance Program Policy


The University maintains an insurance program as one form of its risk management strategy to balance the retention and transfer of risk. This Insurance Program Policy affirms the University's commitment to protecting its assets, people and activities.

RMO File No. 2017/8928
Policy custodian Chief Operating Officer
Responsible policy officer General Counsel and Executive Director, Legal and Risk
Endorsed by Vice-Chancellors Executive on 3 July 2019
Approved by Policy Custodian on 4 July 2019
Related Policies Risk Management Policy and Handbook

University Volunteer Policy

Insurance Guides and resources on the Legal and Risk Branch website:

Related legislation University of Adelaide Act 1971 (SA)

Insurance Contracts Act 1984 (Cth)

Corporations Act 2001 (Cth)

Superceded Policies Insurance Policy February 2014; d2014/27332

Insurance Program Policy August 2016; d2016/190361

Effective from 4 July 2019
Review Date 3 July 2022
Contact for queries about the policy Legal and Risk Branch, tel: 8313 4635

Printed copies of these documents may not be up to date. Please refer to the University Policy and Procedures website for the latest version.