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.

Governance Rule

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Status Current Indicates if this version of the document is in effect (Current), yet to come into effect (Future), or expired (Historic).
Effective Date 14th July 2020 This is the date on which this version of the document came into effect.
Review Date 14th July 2023 The next review of this document is scheduled to commence on this date.
Approval Authority University Council The noted authority approved this is version of the document.
Approval Date 26th June 2020 This is the date on which this version of the document was approved by the authorised authority.
Expiry Date Not Applicable This is the date on which this version expires. It may still apply, conditionally, after this date.
Responsible Executive Dianne Allen
University Secretary
dianne.allen@newcastle.edu.au
This is the senior officer with responsibility for the document.
Enquiries Contact Dianne Allen
University Secretary
dianne.allen@newcastle.edu.au
Governance and Assurance Services
General enquiries should be directed to the officer/area listed.

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

8 April 2022:  amendments to Section 3 of the Governance Rule to incorporate revised functions from the Interim Constitution of the Academic Senate Rule (rescinded).  Approved by Council 25 March, 2022.


17 August 2021:  Clause 20 updated. Approved by University Secretary 11 August 2021, in accordance with Council resolution C21:051 22 June 2021.


The changes are a series of minor updates and amendments to the Governance Rule. These changes are principally required for administrative convenience and clarification in relation to elections, membership of the Academic Senate, and the process for revoking honorary degrees and awards.



Clauses Amended:Rule: 17, 20, 21, 31, 32 and 57