Equal Opportunity Policy


Through this policy the University seeks to promote the principles of equal opportunity; equity, fairness and social justice and to acting in accordance with relevant legislation.

Title Version Date uploaded
Equal Opportunity Policy D2019/269178 6 Dec 2019

RMO File No. 2016/7018
Policy custodian Vice-Chancellor and President
Responsible policy officer Chief Operating Officer and Vice-President (Services and Resources)
Endorsed by Vice-Chancellors Executive on 5 October 2016
Approved by Vice-Chancellor and President on 6 October 2016
Related Policies Academic Honesty Policy

Behaviour and Conduct Handbook

Behaviour and Conduct Policy

By-Laws of the University of Adelaide

Code of Conduct

Disability Action Plan 2014-2019

Dornwell Framework 2016-2018

Fair Treatment Procedure and Information Sheets

Health, Safety and Wellbeing Policy and Handbook

Information Sheet: Staff Complaints Procedure

Legal Compliance Policy

LGBTIQ Reference Fact Sheet - Legal Protection against discrimination

Preventing and Responding to Workplace Bullying

Procedure for Managing Complaints of Research

Reasonable Adjustments to Learning, Teaching and Assessment for Students with a Disability Policy

Recruitment Policy

Responsible Conduct of Research Policy

Statutes of the University of Adelaide

Strategic Plan - Future Making

Student - Our Compact

Student Charter

Student Grievance Resolution Process

Student Misconduct Rules

Tarrkarri Tirrka strategy

The Higher Education Standards Framework (Threshold Standards) 2015

The University of Adelaide Dependant Travel Fund

Titleholder - Conferral of Honorary Roles Procedure

University of Adelaide Enterprise Agreement (as amended)

University of Adelaide Wellbeing Framework

Volunteer Policy

Related legislation Age Discrimination Act 2004

Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986

Civil Liability Act 1936 (SA) (Racial victimisation (provision))

Disability Discrimination Act 1992

Disability Services Act 1986

Disability Services Act 1993(SA)

Disability Standards for Education 2005

Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000 [ESOS Act]

Equal Opportunity Act 1984(SA)

Fair Work Act 2009

Racial Discrimination Act 1975

Racial Vilification Act 1996(SA)

Sex Discrimination Act 1984

Whistleblowers Protection Act 1993

Work Health and Safety Act 2012 (SA)

Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012

Effective from 6 October 2016
Review Date 5 October 2022
Contact for queries about the policy Office of Services and Resources, ext. 34840.

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