The following proposals have been approved by General Counsel:
|Fundraising Policy||This policy will enhance the coordination and management of the diverse fundraising activities across faculties, centres, institutes and foundations. The policy will map the University's fundraising standards and governance process leading up to Gift Acceptance.||
Rosalind Ogilvie; Director, Advancement Services x78157; email@example.com
|21 March 2013|
|Clinical Trials Policy 2013||This policy intends to develop a University wide framework to facilitate the conduct of clinical trials to the required ethical and regulatory standards.||
Jacqueline Everett; Clinical Trial Governance Manager, Research Integrity and Ethics Administration x70596; firstname.lastname@example.org
|12 April 2013|
|Events Policy||This policy will provide a framework to facilitate the conduct, coordination, management and delivery of events across the University. This policy will also address venue hire and filming and photography.||
Ken Gilbert; Divisional Manager, Campus Infrastructure Services x40714; email@example.com
|23 April 2014|
|International Student Fee Refund Policy||This policy will set out the circumstances in which refunds will be made to international students.||Sally Pearce; Head of Fees and Scholarships, Student Administration Services x74737; firstname.lastname@example.org||31 March 2016|
|Continuing Education Policy||This policy will set out the requirements of non-award courses and continuing education at the University.||Peter McCallum; Director, Education Strategy, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education) x13460; email@example.com||18 May 2016|
Currently separate leave policies exist for long service leave, parental leave, special leave, leave without pay and career development leave.
A revised proposal has been approved to rescind the Leave Without Pay Policy, Long Service Leave (Recognition of Prior Service) Policy, the Parental Leave Guidelines and the Special Leave Policy.A new single Leave Policy will be developed.
|Dana Traurig; Senior HR Policy and Projects Officer x40746; firstname.lastname@example.org||16 June 2016|
|Scholarships and Prizes Policy||
It is intended to develop a single Scholarships and Prizes Policy. This includes rescission of the Scholarships Policy 2005 and the Establishment and Award of Scholarships and Prizes Policy 2000.
|Myrophora Koureas; Policy Analyst, SAS Project x15200; email@example.com||27 June 2016|
Amendments to existing policies
The following proposals have been approved by General Counsel:
|Relocation Policy||This amendment will align the policy with ATO and Department of Immigration and Citizenship regulations. The separate LAFHA Guidelines document will be incorporated into this policy and the separate document no longer required. The amendments will also include distinction between domestic and international relocations and differences between support items for permanent and fixed term roles. The policy will also be moved into the new policy template.||Dana Traurig; Senior HR Policy and Projects Officer x40746; firstname.lastname@example.org||14 November 2012|
|Recruitment and Selection Policy||
This policy will be reviewed and amended in two stages. The first stage will include changes relating to recruitment including general staff selection panels; declaration of conflicts of interests and engagements through recruitment/labour hire agencies to be managed by SydneyRecruitment. The second stage will incorporate a wider review and amalgamation of several existing policy documents into a single University policy in the new policy format with improved procedures for recruiting and selecting staff.
An interim amendment is also proposed in early 2015 to expedite efficiencies to the Level A (Research Only) selection process.
|Beth Anderson; Manager, HR Policies and Projects Unit, x12202; email@example.com||
26 November 2012
5 December 2014
|Centres: Policy for Establishment, Management and Review||A review will take place to ensure this policy is current in relation to the University's strategic goals. There is also a need to separate the procedures involved from the policy.||Lynda Rose; Executive Manager, Office of the Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor x67285; firstname.lastname@example.org||15 January 2013|
|Public Comment Policy||
This policy will be reviewed to incorporate issues originally planned to be addressed in a Social Media Policy. This will include minimum standards in line with industry best practice and a mechanism for central oversight of the University's social media activity.
|Kirsten Andrews; Head, Media and Public Relations; Media and PR x40748 email@example.com||11 February 2013|
|Indirect Cost Recovery Policy||The review intends to update the current policy including administrative responsibility.||Helen Ware; Accounting Manual Review, Financial Control and Treasury x40703; firstname.lastname@example.org||8 April 2013|
|Guidelines Concerning Commercial Activities||This document will be updated to reflect the current practice for approval of commercial activity and to include additional examples of what is and what is not commercial activity.||Helen Ware; Accounting Manual Review, Financial Control and Treasury x40703; email@example.com||17 June 2013|
|Information Security Policy||The review of this document will address the changed university environment and threat landscape relating to information security. It will also formalise the governance of identity management.||Derek Winter; IT Manager Information Security, Information and Communications Technology x71407; firstname.lastname@example.org||24 June 2013|
|Degrees Conferred Ad Eundem Gradum Policy||This document will be updated to eliminate any ambiguities in the wording of the current policy. It will also be separated into different policy and procedures documents with the Provost designated as the administrator of the policy.||Lynda Rose; Executive Manager, Office of the Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor x67285; email@example.com||15 August 2013|
|Advertising on Campus Policy||This policy will be amended to reflect current practices and requirements. Procedures will be removed from the existing document and a separate procedures document developed.||Andrea Dyson; Brand Coordinator, Brand and Marketing Services x11585; firstname.lastname@example.org||18 June 2014|
|Travel Policy||This proposal replaces a previous proposal (11 October 2012). The policy will be comprehensively reviewed. The policy will also be moved into the new policy template.||Julia Cohen; Director, Safety Health and Wellbeing x14175; email@example.com||31 July 2014|
|Indirect Costs Recovery (Overheads) Policy||It is proposed that this policy is rescinded.||Helen Ware; Accounting Manual Review, Financial Control and Treasury x40703; firstname.lastname@example.org||31 July 2014|
This policy will be reviewed and amended in two stages. The first stage will ensure consistency with the Enterprise Agreement. The second stage will incorporate a wider review and amalgamation of several existing policy documents into a single University policy in the new policy format.
|Beth Anderson; Manager, HR Policies and Projects Unit, x12202; email@example.com||30 September 2014|
This policy will be reviewed and amended in two stages. The first stage will formalise a new affiliate role for Higher Degree by Research Supervisors. The second stage will incorporate a more comprehensive review including transition to the new policy format.
|Dana Traurig; Senior HR Policy and Projects Officer x40746; firstname.lastname@example.org||8 October 2014|
|Essential Resources for Postgraduate Research Students Policy 2012||This review will address what resources may be available to Higher Degree by Research students while under examination.||Simon French; Director, Graduate Studies Office x40885; email@example.com||8 October 2014|
|Recordkeeping Policy||This policy will undergo a full review.||
Tim Robinson; Manager, Archives and Records Management Services x14263; firstname.lastname@example.org
|12 August 2015|
|Gift Administration Policy 2012||Minor amendments will be made to this policy with regards to the role of the Gift Administration Board.||
Moira Keane; Manager, Trusts Office, Office of General Counsel x18008; email@example.com
|14 September 2015|
|Space Management Policy||This amendment is intended to update out of date references to positions, alter the determining authority of the policy and amend some processes regarding the allocation of space.||
Kathy Tilbury; Senior Property Manager, Campus Infrastructure Services x14087; firstname.lastname@example.org
|16 October 2015|
|Treasury Management Policy
||This policy is to be amended to address changes to practises around foreign exchange risk and counterparty risk.||
||8 December 2015|
|Investment Policy||These amendments are intended to incorporate changes that support the economic and social rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.||
||8 December 2015|
|Coursework Policy 2014||Amendments relating to Engineering Honours course.||Matthew Charet; Executive Officer to the Academic Board, University Secretariat x41356; email@example.com||20 April 2016|
|Coursework Policy 2014||Amendments relating to implementation of a new curriculum framework.||Matthew Charet; Executive Officer to the Academic Board, University Secretariat x41356; firstname.lastname@example.org||18 May 2016|
|Academic Honesty in Coursework Policy 2015||The amendments are intended to remove some procedural items originally included in the policy and incorporate then into new Academic Honesty in Coursework and Higher Degrees by Research Procedures.||Peter McCallum; Director, Education Strategy, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education) x13460; email@example.com||25 May 2016|
|Visa and Work Rights Policy||The present policy is to be amended in order to comply with statutory obligations and to adopt the new policy template.||Dana Traurig; Senior HR Policy and Projects Officer x40746; firstname.lastname@example.org||26 May 2016|
|Outside Earnings of Academic Staff Policy 2011||Amendments to clarify eligibility to engage in outside earnings activity, use of the University logo and other amendments.||Lynda Rose; Executive Manager, Office of the Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor x67285; email@example.com||2 June 2016|
|Code of Conduct - Staff and Affiliates||Amendments to clarify that University funds cannot be used for political donations.||Beth Anderson; Manager, HR Policies and Projects Unit, x12202; firstname.lastname@example.org||15 June 2016|
|Coursework Policy 2014||Amendments to English language requirements for postgraduate students.||Matthew Charet; Executive Officer to the Academic Board, University Secretariat x41356; email@example.com||28 June 2016|