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 )
Policy documents for comment
Recently approved University policy documents
Title Date approved Summary Policy: Academic Integrity (Staff) 1 April 2020 Effective date – new policy. Policy: Academic Integrity (Students) 1 April 2020 Separation of policy and procedure; reformatted to new policy template. Procedure: Managing Breaches of Academic Integrity (Student) 1 April 2020 Effective date – new procedure. Procedure: Show Cause 23 March 2020 Effective date – new procedure. Conditions: Home-Based Work Arrangements during COVID-19 pandemic 23 March 2020 Temporary conditions put in place for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic. Policy: Whistleblower Protection 23 March 2020 Effective date – new policy. Guideline: Presentation and Submission of Research Theses 11 February 2020 Minor amendments – cl. 4.1 and 4.4 references to “plagiarism software” and “plagiarism report” changed to “textmatching software” and “originality report”.