Business Continuity Policy and Framework


The Business Continuity Policy and Framework seek to minimise the impact that a disruptive incident could have on the Critical Business Functions of the University, including its teaching and learning, research and administration.


Re-affirmed by Chief Operating Officer for a further period of two years until 16 April 2024– see D2022/13974

  • Related Procedures, Forms

    Title Version
    Business Continuity Policy D2019/85887
    Framework D2019/85890
  • Administration, Approval and Review

    RMO File No. 2018/5595
    Policy custodian Chief Operating Officer
    Responsible policy officer Chief Operating Officer
    Endorsed by Vice-Chancellors Executive on 10 April 2019
    Approved by Policy Custodian on 17 April 2019
    Related Policies University of Adelaide Business Continuity Framework

    University of Adelaide Business Continuity Plan

    University of Adelaide Emergency Management Plan

    Health, Safety and Wellbeing Handbook - Emergency Management Chapter

    Risk Management Policy

    Business Continuity Institute 'Good Practice Guidelines 2018'

    Related legislation BS ISO 22301:2012, Societal security - Business continuity management systems - Requirements

    AS/NZS 5050:2010, Business Continuity - Managing disruption-related risk

    ISO 31000, Risk Management Standard

    Effective from 17 April 2019
    Review Date 16 April 2024
    Contact for queries about the policy Chief Operating Officer, tel: 34840

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