Compliance Overview

Compliance Framework
Compliance Driver UNE University Collections Principles (Cth)
Classification Level 2
University-wide requirement. Lower impacts.
Associated Legislation
Associated Standards None
Associated Codes None
Associated Information
Return to Top Administrative Information
Administrative Body Student Experience
Administrative Name
Administrative Address  
Administrative Phone  
Administrative Email  
Administrative Website  
Return to Top General Introduction
VC Compliance Delegate Richard Dobek, Executive Principal Student Experience
Compliance Coordinator Richard Dobek, Executive Principal Student Experience
Business Units Impacted
  • Faculty of Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences and Education
  • Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • Faculty of Science, Agriculture, Business and Law
  • Library Services
  • Office of the Vice-Chancellor and CEO
  • School of Education
  • School of Environmental and Rural Science
  • School of Health
  • School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
  • School of Law
  • School of Psychology
  • School of Rural Medicine
  • School of Science and Technology
  • Student Experience
  • The National Centre of Science, Information and Communication Technology, and Mathematics Education
  • UNE Business School
Overview These principles and associated University Collections Guidelines apply to all University Representatives and to all collection activities of the University, including collections of an object, group of objects, digital material, or entire holdings of a museum or collection at the University of New England.

Compliance Obligations

Return to Top Compliance with Legal framework
Description Collection activities are conducted within the context of Australian federal, state/territory and local laws, by-laws and regulations. The University of New England will abide by international agreements between Australia and other countries; and their obligations, and operate in accordance with relevant collection practice and standards, for example, the UNESCO Convention, CITES Convention, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria; ICOM Code of Ethics for Museums and Australian Museums and Galleries Association Code of Ethics
Impacts
Responsible Manager Richard Dobek, Executive Principal Student Experience
Coordinating Officer Richard Dobek, Executive Principal Student Experience
Coordinating Unit Library Services
Oversight Committee/Group None
Business Units Impacted
  • Faculty of Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences and Education
  • Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • Faculty of Science, Agriculture, Business and Law
  • Library Services
  • Office of the Vice-Chancellor and CEO
  • School of Education
  • School of Environmental and Rural Science
  • School of Health
  • School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
  • School of Law
  • School of Psychology
  • School of Rural Medicine
  • School of Science and Technology
  • Student Experience
  • The National Centre of Science, Information and Communication Technology, and Mathematics Education
  • UNE Business School
Obligation Framework
Associated Legislation None
Associated Standard None
Associated Code None
Associated Information None
Management Tools
Rule None
Policy None
Procedure None
Guideline None
Other Websites
 
Return to Top Copyright & Privacy
Description Items held in some Collections may be subject to copyright. Where applicable, permission for reproduction must be sought from the copyright owner, in accordance with Australian copyright law. Similarly some collections may contain materials such as photographs or information that is covered by Privacy laws. Records of consent for the collection and use of personal information are required to be kept consistent with UNE's Privacy Management Plan.

Impacts
Responsible Manager Richard Dobek, Executive Principal Student Experience
Coordinating Officer Richard Dobek, Executive Principal Student Experience
Coordinating Unit Library Services
Oversight Committee/Group None
Business Units Impacted
  • Faculty of Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences and Education
  • Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • Faculty of Science, Agriculture, Business and Law
  • Library Services
  • Office of the Vice-Chancellor and CEO
  • School of Education
  • School of Environmental and Rural Science
  • School of Health
  • School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
  • School of Law
  • School of Psychology
  • School of Rural Medicine
  • School of Science and Technology
  • Student Experience
  • The National Centre of Science, Information and Communication Technology, and Mathematics Education
  • UNE Business School
Obligation Framework
Associated Legislation None
Associated Standard None
Associated Code None
Associated Information None
Management Tools
Rule None
Policy None
Procedure None
Guideline None
Other Websites
 
Return to Top Review and Assessment of a University Collection
Description Clause (8) of the University Collection Guidelines state the University’s collections will be reviewed periodically to ensure they remain fit for purpose, including that they:
(a) Remain aligned with the UNE’s object and with contemporary regulations and standards;
(b) Are being used to support teaching, research and outreach, for students, researchers or community; and
(c) Are able to be kept and cared for in a manner that is appropriate for that collection and have allocated resources.

Clause 9 of the University Collection Guidelines outlines the process of review which would typically involve:
(a) An annual assessment report from the Collections Manager to the Custodian. Periodically a more detailed review of a collection may be commissioned;
(b) A report of assessment outcomes and any recommendations being endorsed by the Custodian and provided to the University Collections Committee;
(c) Advice from the University Collections Committee to the Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive Officer regarding the University’s collections assessment sand reviews; and
(d) Depending on the recommendations of the report, the Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive Officer may:
(i) NOTE the assessment for review; or
(ii) APPROVE or DISAPPROVE one or more of the recommendations.
Impacts
Responsible Manager Richard Dobek, Executive Principal Student Experience
Coordinating Officer Richard Dobek, Executive Principal Student Experience
Coordinating Unit Library Services
Oversight Committee/Group None
Business Units Impacted
  • Faculty of Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences and Education
  • Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • Faculty of Science, Agriculture, Business and Law
  • Library Services
  • Office of the Vice-Chancellor and CEO
  • School of Education
  • School of Environmental and Rural Science
  • School of Health
  • School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
  • School of Law
  • School of Psychology
  • School of Rural Medicine
  • School of Science and Technology
  • Student Experience
  • The National Centre of Science, Information and Communication Technology, and Mathematics Education
  • UNE Business School
Obligation Framework
Associated Legislation None
Associated Standard None
Associated Code None
Associated Information None
Management Tools
Rule None
Policy None
Procedure None
Guideline None
Other Websites
 
Return to Top Valuations of the University of New England Collections
Description In accordance with clause 28 of the Guidelines, Regular valuations of the University of New England Collections is necessary for a number of collection management functions. Collections will be re-valued every five years according to a regularly rotating schedule. Valuations will be conducted by independent valuers, recognised as experts in the relevant field. Valuation methodologies will vary according to the collecting area. Scientific collections will be valued according to a recollection calculation determined by current industry standard such as the Council of Australian Museum Directors for natural science collections. Cultural collections will require determination of fair market value. Resourcing for valuations should be considered in resource management plan agreed with the Custodian
Impacts
Responsible Manager Richard Dobek, Executive Principal Student Experience
Coordinating Officer Richard Dobek, Executive Principal Student Experience
Coordinating Unit Library Services
Oversight Committee/Group None
Business Units Impacted
  • Faculty of Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences and Education
  • Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • Faculty of Science, Agriculture, Business and Law
  • Library Services
  • Office of the Vice-Chancellor and CEO
  • School of Education
  • School of Environmental and Rural Science
  • School of Health
  • School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
  • School of Law
  • School of Psychology
  • School of Rural Medicine
  • School of Science and Technology
  • Student Experience
  • The National Centre of Science, Information and Communication Technology, and Mathematics Education
  • UNE Business School
Obligation Framework
Associated Legislation None
Associated Standard None
Associated Code None
Associated Information None
Management Tools
Rule None
Policy None
Procedure None
Guideline None
Other Websites