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.
* 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.
(1) Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health practice;
(2) Chinese medicine;
(4) dental (including the profession of a dentist, dental therapist, dental hygienist, dental prosthetist and oral health therapist);
(6) medical radiation practice;
(7) nursing and midwifery;
(8) occupational therapy;
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.
The Superannuation Guarantee Charge Act imposes a charge on employers who do not provide the required level of superannuation payments for employees.
* 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 treatment 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.