Status and Details

Status and Details

This page contains information about the status, approval and implementation of this version of the document. It also contains information contact details for the subject matter expert.  To the right, a brief summary of the changes between this and the previous version is provided.

Outside Work Policy

Status Current This displays the current status of the document, either Historic, Current or Future.
Effective Date 9th February 2016 This displays the date on which this version of the document came into effect.
Review Date 31st December 2019 This displays the date on which the review process for this version of the document is due to commence.
Approval Authority Vice-Chancellor This displays the final approval authority for this version of the document prior to publication.
Approval Date 6th February 2018 This displays the date on which the final approval was granted for this version of the document prior to publication.
Expiry Date Not Applicable Where applicable, this displays the date on which this version of the document expired, or is due to expire.
Responsible Executive Martin Sainsbury
Chief People and Culture Officer
martin.sainsbury@newcastle.edu.au
This displays the current Responsible Executive for this version of the document.
Enquiries Contact Martin Sainsbury
Chief People and Culture Officer
martin.sainsbury@newcastle.edu.au
HR Support
4033 9999
This displays the officer to whom enquiries about this version of the document should be relayed.

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

16 July 2020: Definition of “course” updated. Administrative amendment.


23 June 2020: Definition of “course” updated. Administrative amendment.


17 March 2020:  Director, People and Workforce Strategy amended to Chief People and Culture Officer. Approved as administrative amendment, Director, Assurance Services.


15 May 2019: Definition of Intellectual Property updated.


17 January 2019 – Minor Administrative Amendment – Clause references in Clause 19 and Clause 20a updated to reflect correct references.  Approved by Michelle Jarvie, Director Assurance Services.


This is the first version of this document to be published in the new UON Policy Library. For all intents and purposes, this version is reflective of the version that was approved, published and in effect at the time the new Policy Library was launched. In migrating the document to the new Policy Library it was subjected to reformatting, including the application of a new numbering system.


The following information details the history of changes to the document prior to its publication in the new UON Policy Library:


9 February 2016 - Minor changes to Clause 4.3 current version (6.3 of the old format.) Reference to NI removed; Guidelines for Commercial Activities process will be followed.


27 January 2015 - Vice-Chancellor - Full review in consultation with the Staff Consultative Committee. 1 January 2012 - Vice-Chancellor - Change in terminology from "general" to "professional" staff, approved by the Vice-Chancellor 21 February 2012, effective 1 January 2012.


1 December 2011 - Deputy Vice-Chancellor - Amendments approved by Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) (per section 14.2)


6 July 2011 - Council - Updated list of Essential Supporting Documents due to a number of policies being replaced by the new Conflicts of Interest Policy - 000934 (which was approved by Council 18 March 2011).


2 August 2010 - Vice-Chancellor - Policy reviewed and substantially amended.


2 October 2007 - Definition amended


31 August 2007 - Council - First edition



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