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.

Companion Card Procedure

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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 8th July 2016 This is the date on which this version of the document came into effect.
Review Date 31st December 2019 The next review of this document is scheduled to commence on this date.
Approval Authority Chief Financial Officer The noted authority approved this is version of the document.
Approval Date 8th July 2016 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 Paula Johnston
Chief Financial Officer
02 4055 3099
This is the senior officer with responsibility for the document.
Enquiries Contact Procure to Pay General enquiries should be directed to the officer/area listed.

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

10 November 2021:  Definition of companion card changed to reflect it is a debit card, not a credit card.  Approved as administrative amendment, University Secretary.


2 August 2021:  Clause 6 amended to remove disestablished position. Approved as administrative amendment, University Secretary.


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:


20 November 2017 - Outcome of the UON policy glossary - replaced the term 'authorised officer' with 'delegated officer'.


8 July 2016 - Amended to align with current University of Newcastle business practices.


9 July 2015 - Amended Policy Sponsor from Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Services) to Chief Operating Officer and Policy Owner from Director, Corporate Services to Chief Financial Officer to reflect structural changes.


30 August 2006 - First approved



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