Policy Portal

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 documents should be considered with reference to relevant Regulations and the University Statutes.

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.

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 Senior Operations Officer.

The University Secretariat maintains a central Policy Register to formally record University policy documents.

Policy Templates (staff login only )

Policy templates ensure consistency across all policy documents and should be used when developing, implementing, maintaining and reviewing policies. View the current Policy, Procedure and Guideline templates.

Recently approved University policy documents

Title Date approvedSummary
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”.
Policy: Campus Parking and Traffic Management 24 January 2020 Effective date – new policy.
Policy: Travel 24 January 2020 Minor amendments to clauses 6, 8 and 10 to accord with updated streamlined processes.
Guideline: Travel 24 January 2020 Appendix A & B updated to reflect amended ATO rates.
Guideline: Thesis by Publication (effective 1 January 2020) 27 November 2019 Reformatted to new Guideline template; inclusion of Roles and Responsibilities section; achieved alignment with rigorous standards in the sector.
Statutes 14 November 2019 Statute 42 amended to reflect changes to composition of Student Board.