Directory of Legislation

On this page you will find a list of legislation and legislative instruments applicable to compliance management at UNE.  Clicking on the name will take you to more information, where a link is provided.  This may be an external website or document.

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  • Taxation Administration Act 1953 (Cth) - Level 4An Act to provide for the administration of certain Acts relating to Taxation.

    Under this Act false or misleading income tax returns and goods and services tax returns, and false or misleading statements in tax-related documents generally, can attract administrative penalties, or penalty tax, imposed by the Commissioner of Taxation.
  • Taxation Administration Act 1996 (NSW) - Level 4An Act to make general provision with respect to the administration and enforcement of the other taxation laws.

    The following are taxation laws for the purposes of this Act:
    - this Act
    - Betting Tax Act 2001
    - Duties Act 1997
    - Emergency Services Levy Act 2017
    - Gaming Machine Tax Act 2001
    - Health Insurance Levies Act 1982
    - Insurance Protection Tax Act 2001
    - Land Tax Act 1956
    - Land Tax Management Act 1956
    - Parking Space Levy Act 2009
    - Payroll Tax Act 2007

  • Teacher Accreditation Act 2004 (NSW) - Level 4An Act to make provision for professional teaching standards and the accreditation of teachers in relation to those standards.
  • Telecommunications Act 1997 (Cth) - Level 4This Act regulates telecommunications in Australia.

    It defines are:
    1. Carriers who must hold a carrier licence and generally are owners of Network Units that are used to supply services to the public;
    2. Carriage Service Providers who supply transmission services to the public over a Network Unit and;
    3. Content Service Providers who supply content over telecommunications network to the public. The University fits into this category through the supply of online content to the public via the internet, with obligations under the Broadcasting Services Act 1992.

    The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is the primary regulatory authority for the purposes of this Act. Carriers, engaged by the University, are subject to obligations and must be licensed. Service providers are not licensed but must comply with service provider rules. AARNET Pty Ltd provides network and internet services to the University, and as such has obligations under the Act which include the requirement to hold a carrier licence issued by ACMA to perform this service.
  • Terrorism (Commonwealth Powers) Act 2002 (NSW) - Level 4An Act to refer certain matters relating to terrorist acts to the Parliament of the Commonwealth for the purposes of section 51 (xxxvii) of the Constitution of the Commonwealth.
  • Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011 (Cth) - Level 1An Act to regulate higher education. The Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) regulates and assures the quality of Australia's large, diverse and complex higher education sector.

    TEQSA registers and evaluates the performance of higher education providers against the Higher Education Standards Framework. The Standards Framework comprises seven domains: Student participation and attainment; learning environment; teaching; research and research training; institutional quality assurance; governance and accountability; and representation, information and information management.
  • The Poisons Standard (the SUSMP) (Cth) - Level 3The Poisons Standard is a Legislative Instrument for the purposes of the Legislation Act 2003. The Poisons Standard consists of decisions regarding the classification of medicines and poisons into Schedules for inclusion in the relevant legislation of the States and Territories. The Poisons Standard also includes model provisions about containers and labels, a list of products recommended to be exempt from these provisions, and recommendations about other controls on drugs and poisons.
  • Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 (Cth) - Level 4The Act sets out the legal requirements for the import, export, manufacture and supply of therapeutic goods in Australia. It details the requirements for listing, registering or including medicines, medical devices and biological products on the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG), as well as many other aspects of the law including advertising, labelling, and product appearance. The Act is supported by the Regulations, and various Orders and Determinations which provide further details of matters covered in the Act.
  • Trade Marks Act 1995 (Cth) - Level 4This Act provides for the registration of trade marks, collective trade marks, certification trade marks and defensive trade marks (for a definition of these terms, see sections 17, 162, 169 and 185 respectively) and sets out and protects the rights deriving from registration.

  • Trustee Act 1925 (NSW) - Level 4An Act to amend and consolidate the law relating to trustees and trust property; to amend in certain respects the law relating to executors and administrators; to amend the Wills, Probate and Administration Act 1898 and certain other Acts; and for purposes connected therewith.