A-Z Register

UNE Compliance Register

This Register lists the compliance drivers (Commonwealth, NSW and international laws and other statutory instruments, and industry, community and ethical standards and codes) that impact on University activities and operations, to the extent that the University has some obligation of compliance or accountability.

The currently documented drivers are listed below in alpha-order by title.  Click on the title to access a detailed overview.  You can also search the register to find all of the compliance drivers and obligations relevant to your activities and the people who can help with your compliance responsibilities.

Note: the Register is being continually enhanced, with drivers and obligations added and amended as required.

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  • Security Industry Act 1997 (NSW) - Level 3The Security Industry Act 1997 and Security Industry Regulation 2007 govern the performance of security activities in New South Wales (NSW), and have been designed with the intention of providing the community of NSW with confidence in a professional security industry where competency (training), integrity and accountability are provided and maintained to a high standard.

  • Sex Discrimination Act 1984 (Cth) - Level 1The Sex Discrimination Act 1984 gives effect to Australia‚Äôs international human rights obligations and promotes equality between women and men. The Act protects people from unfair treatment on the basis of their sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, intersex status, marital or relationship status, pregnancy and breastfeeding. It also protects workers with family responsibilities and makes sexual harassment against the law.
  • Soil Conservation Act 1938 (NSW) - Level 3An Act to make provision for the conservation of soil resources and farm water resources and for the mitigation of erosion. Parts 2A, 3 and 4 of the Act provide for the management of land degradation and erosion, the management of areas of erosion hazard and management of the impact of erosion on waterways.

    Note: Parts 2A, 3 and 4, and sections 15 and 30A in so far as they relate, those Parts are jointly administered by the Minister for Regional Infrastructure and Services, the Minister for Primary Industries, the Minister for Natural Resources, Lands and Water and the Minister for the Environment.
  • Spam Act 2003 (Cth) - Level 2The Spam Act 2005 regulates the sending of commercial electronic messages - by email, SMS, MMS or instant messaging. The University sends a variety of commercial electronic messages to UNE Representatives, current and former students, and others for the purpose of carrying out its functions.
  • State Records Act 1998 (NSW) - Level 1The aim of the State Records Act is to ensure that the business of the NSW public sector is properly documented and that official records are managed efficiently and effectively to support service delivery, good governance and accountability. A State record is any record made and kept, or received and kept, by any person in the course of the exercise of official functions in a public office, or for any purpose of a public office, or for the use of a public office. As a public office the University must comply with the Act and legislative instruments issued under it by NSW State Records.