Open Access Policy


The University is committed to generating world-class research with tangible outputs of global significance and engaging with the community to make the transformative effect of education and research accessible to more people.

The Open Access Policy mandates the deposit of University Research Outputs and encourages the use and creation of Open Educational Resources as University Teaching Materials.

Title Version
Open Access Policy D2018/53325

RMO File No. 2018/7918 / 2018/9812
Policy custodian Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (Academic)
Responsible policy officer University Librarian
Endorsed by Academic Board on 6 March 2019
Approved by Vice-Chancellor and President on 6 March 2019
Related Policies Intellectual Property Policy
Research Data and Primary Materials Policy Copyright Compliance Policy
University Records Policy
Authorship Policy
NHMRC Open Access Policy
ARC Open Access Policy
Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research
Effective from 6 March 2019
Review Date 5 March 2022
Contact for queries about the policy Teresa Chitty, University Librarian, 8313 5700,

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