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.

Promoting a Respectful and Collaborative University: Diversity and Inclusiveness Policy

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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 12th April 2013 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 Vice-Chancellor The noted authority approved this is version of the document.
Approval Date 3rd July 2015 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 Rachel Fowell
Manager, Equity and Diversity
02 49 215248
Equity Diversity and Inclusivity
General enquiries should be directed to the officer/area listed.

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

22 March 2021:  Definition of “University business” updated. Approved as administrative amendment by University Secretary.


3 December 2020:  Removed reference to Dean of Students in accordance with Academic Division organisational change effective 1 January 2020.  Approved as administrative amendment, University Secretary.


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


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


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


14 May 2020:  Unit name changed to Equity, Diversity and Inclusivity – Clause 42,53,54,63. Administrative amendment.


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:


Amended Clause 4.1 Senior Management to include Chief Operating Officer and title of Policy Owner from Director, Human Resource Services to Director, People & Workforce Strategy to reflect structural changes – 3 July 2015


Change of title from Promoting a Respectful and Collaborative Workplace to Promoting a Respectful and Collaborative University. Approved Vice-Chancellor 12 April 2013


The Diversity and Inclusiveness Policy has been renamed the Promoting a Respectful and Collaborative Workplace: Diversity and Inclusiveness Policy and amended in order to ensure compliance with the requirements of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 and associated Regulation and Codes of Conduct. Also change in Policy Sponsor, Owner and Contact. Approved Vice-Chancellor 11 March 2013


Amendment of wording in Attachment 1, Approved DVC (Academic and Global Relations) 1 November 2011


Minor amendment, 28 July 2011, to replace a missing word at the beginning of the first bullet point in Clause 3.1


Approved, Vice-Chancellor 23 June 2011. It replaces and rescinds: - Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Policy – 000252 - Discrimination, Harassment, Bullying and Workplace Violence Policy – 000393 - Diversity and Inclusiveness Policy – 000751 - Racism Policy – 000278



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