The Policy Portal contains all University approved policies, procedures and guidelines. You will also find information on how to develop and review University policy documents.
Find a Policy
View the Policies, Procedures and Guidelines page to find a University policy, procedure or guideline using the Search function or browse by Category - Academic, Management, Governance and For students.
What are policy documents?
- Policies are rules or principles that explain statutory, regulatory or organisational requirements.
- Procedures explain how and when to implement a policy.
- Guidelines provide more detailed information about how to effectively implement aspects of a policy or procedure.
Policy Framework (staff login only)
The University Policy Framework sets out processes for managing and maintaining policy documents, including the development and approval of new policy documents and major amendments to existing policy documents.
The University Secretariat maintains a central Policy Register to formally record University policy documents.
Process for developing policy documents
This process is outlined in Process for Development and Approval of New Policy Documents and Major Amendments to Existing Policy Documents .
Before developing a new or significantly revised University policy document, a proposal should be set out using the Policy Proposal Form and returned to the University’s National Director, Regulatory Assurance and Policy. All policy documents should be drafted using the approved Policy Template.
Policy Templates (staff login only )
Process for reviewing policy documents
Policy documents for comment
We invite your feedback on the proposed policy documents. Please send feedback to the relevant staff member listed in the Contact column by the due date. Your feedback will be reviewed and considered prior to finalising these documents.
Document Title Date Due for Comment Contact Policy: Staff Recruitment and Selection 28th August 2020 Gail Bool Procedure: Staff Recruitment and Selection 28th August 2020 Gail Bool Procedure: Corporate Credit Cards 17th August 2020 Tara Lennon
Recently approved University policy documents
Title Date approved Summary Code of Conduct: Research 22 July 2020 Updated to reflect Australian Code of Conduct for the Responsible Conduct of Research 2018, to clarify roles and responsibilities, and to reference current policy documents of the University Procedure: Managing and Investigating Breaches of the Code of Conduct: Research 22 July 2020 Effective date – new procedure Policy: Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment 20 July 2020 Minor amendments - insertion of hyperlinks (cl. 7) Procedure: Disclosing Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment 20 July 2020 Minor amendments- insertion of hyperlinks and improved information (cls. 2 and 9); updated Respect Officer contact details (cl. 12); clarification that information recorded in Incident Disclosure Record and Checklist is de-identified prior to analysis (cl. 5.3.3) Policy: Assessment in Higher Education Coursework, ELICOS and Enabling Courses 26 June 2020 Replacement policy, major updates Procedure: Assessment in Higher Education Coursework, ELICOS and Enabling Courses 21 July 2020 Minor amendments Guideline: Good Practice in Assessment 11 June 2020 Effective date – new guideline Policy: Qualifications and Equivalence for Staff Teaching or Supervising Higher Education Programs 5 June 2020 Summary: Effective date – new policy Procedure: Qualifications and Equivalence for Staff Teaching or Supervising Higher Education Programs 5 June 2020 Effective date – new procedure.