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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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  • UNE Building Asset Maintenance Requirements (Cth) - Level 3This is the University's Building and Assets maintenance program.
  • UNE Environmental Compliance Framework (Cth) - Level 1The purpose of this compliance driver is to provide you with:
    * an overview of complex regulatory framework regarding environmental compliance that the University is subject to.
    * high level information regarding the University's environmental plans and actions.

    Environmental compliance responsibilities and obligations are detailed against individual compliance drivers/legislation.
  • UNE Insurance Requirements (Cth) - Level 2Under the University's insurance and protection contracts, we have a duty to disclose to the insurer/provider every matter that we may know, or be reasonably expected to know, that is relevant to the insurer's/provider's decision whether to accept the risk of the insurance/protection..
  • UNE Medical Centre Requirements (Cth) - Level 3The Health Practioner Regulation National Law establishes a national registration and accreditation scheme for the regulation of health practitioners and the registration of students undertaking programs of study that provide a qualification for registration in a health profession; or clinical training in a health profession. A health practitioner is defined as an individual who practises a health profession. A health profession means the following professions (including a recognised specialty in any of the following professions-):

    (1) Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health practice;
    (2) Chinese medicine;
    (3) chiropractic;
    (4) dental (including the profession of a dentist, dental therapist, dental hygienist, dental prosthetist and oral health therapist);
    (5) medical;
    (6) medical radiation practice;
    (7) nursing and midwifery;
    (8) occupational therapy;
    (9) optometry;
    (10) osteopathy;
    (11) pharmacy;
    (12) physiotherapy;
    (13) podiatry;
    (14) psychology.

    The objectives of the national registration and accreditation scheme are to:
    (a) provide for the protection of the public by ensuring that only health practitioners who are suitably trained and qualified to practise in a competent and ethical manner are registered; and
    (b) facilitate workforce mobility across Australia by reducing the administrative burden for health practitioners wishing to move between participating jurisdictions or to practise in more than one participating jurisdiction; and
    (c) facilitate the provision of high quality education and training of health practitioners; and
    (d) facilitate the rigorous and responsive assessment of overseas-trained health practitioners; and
    (e) facilitate access to services provided by health practitioners in accordance with the public interest; and
    (f) enable the continuous development of a flexible, responsive and sustainable Australian health workforce and to enable innovation in the education of, and service delivery by, health practitioners.

    The Health Practitioner Regulation National Law is applied (with modifications) as a law of NSW by the NSW Health Practitioner Regulation (Adoption of National Law) Act 2009.
  • UNE Superannuation Requirements (Cth) - Level 2The payment of Superannuation at the University of New England is determined via their Collective Agreements and the ATO's Superannuation Guarantee Act 1992.
    The Superannuation Guarantee Charge Act imposes a charge on employers who do not provide the required level of superannuation payments for employees.
  • UNE Taxation Requirements (Cth) - Level 2Tax and duties regimes
  • UNE Workers Compensation Requirements (Cth) - Level 2In NSW, the basis of the workers compensation and injury management system are two main Acts:
    * Workers Compensation Act 1987
    * Workplace Injury Management and Workers Compensation Act 1998

    The Acts regulate the contributions of employers into the compensation system and the benefits which are paid to injured workers. The treatement of workplace injuries and illnesses, and their management and rehabilitation, are provided for in this legislation.

    Staff who are injured whilst carrying out a work related activity may be eligible for Workers Compensation, and should contact the University Health and Well-being Officer.
  • University of New England Act 1993 (NSW) - Level 1An Act with respect to the constitution and functions of the University of New England. The Act sets out the object and functions of the University for the promotion of scholarship, research, free inquiry, the interaction of research and teaching, and academic excellence. The Act deals with procedural matters including constitution and membership of the University Council, Convocation and the Academic Board. The roles of the Chancellor, Deputy Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor are defined within the Act. Further, the Act defines the functions of the Council and the duties of Council members. University by-laws and rules may be made, varied and repealed by the University Council.