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.

Code of Conduct

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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 25th August 2021 This is the date on which this version of the document came into effect.
Review Date 25th August 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 13th August 2021 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 Mark Hoffman
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) and Vice President
This is the senior officer with responsibility for the document.
Enquiries Contact Cassie Connor
Senior Executive Officer

Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academic and Vice President
General enquiries should be directed to the officer/area listed.

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

9 April 2024: Reference to “branded” Code of Conduct removed. Approved as administrative amendment, University Secretary.


8 April 2024:  Note added at top of Code to clarify audience and scope. Approved by Council, 1 March 2024.


4 October 2023:  Reference to Public Interest Disclosures Act 1994 in Clause 10 replaced with Public Interest Disclosures Act 2022. Administrative amendment, approved by University Secretary.


24 January 2022:  Glossary definition of foreign interference added.  Administrative amendment, approved by University Secretary.


The Code has been updated to ensure and reflect our strategic priorities and commitments outlined in Looking Ahead; reporting obligations in relation to wrongdoing, unacceptable conduct and misconduct; ramifications for conduct in breach of the Code; freedom of speech and academic freedom; foreign interference; application of the Code to social media; and information and resources available to assist staff and students in understanding and applying the Code.



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