Compliance Overview

Compliance Framework
Compliance Driver Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Act 2000 (Cth)
Classification Level 2
University-wide requirement. Lower impacts.
Associated Legislation None
Associated Standards None
Associated Codes None
Associated Information None
Return to Top Administrative Information
Administrative Body Department of the Prime Minister & Cabinet
Administrative Name Indigenous Tertiary Programs Team
Administrative Address  
Administrative Phone  
Administrative Email  
Administrative Website http://www.dpmc.gov.au/indigenous-affairs
Return to Top General Introduction
VC Compliance Delegate Simon Evans, Deputy Vice-Chancellor
Compliance Coordinator Samantha Fowler, Director Oorala Aboriginal Centre
Business Units Impacted
  • Business Intelligence
  • Education Enterprise
  • Education Quality
  • Faculty of Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences and Education
  • Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • Faculty of Science, Agriculture, Business and Law
  • Finance
  • Library Services
  • Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor
  • Office of the Vice-Chancellor and CEO
  • Oorala Aboriginal Centre
  • People and Culture
  • Research Services
  • Residential System
  • 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
  • Student Grievance Unit
  • UNE Business School
  • UNE Life
Overview The Act provides the legislative basis and appropriates funding for a variety of Indigenous education programs for the Tertiary sector, to advance the education of Indigenous persons. The Indigenous Education and Training programs are built upon the foundation of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Policy (AEP). The Australian Government, along with all State and Territory governments, endorses and promotes the 21 common and agreed National Goals of the AEP.

The Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Act 2000 Program Guidelines 2013 set out Indigenous Education and Training Program objectives, administrative requirements and funding arrangements.

Compliance Obligations

Return to Top Advice from Indigenous community re educational decisions
Description The Object of the Act under Section 8(c) aims to increase involvement of Indigenous people in educational decisions by the development of arrangements to secure independent advice from communities of Indigenous people concerning educational decisions to be taken at local, regional, State and Territory and national levels.
Impacts
Responsible Manager Samantha Fowler, Director Oorala Aboriginal Centre
Coordinating Officer Samantha Fowler, Director Oorala Aboriginal Centre
Coordinating Unit Oorala Aboriginal Centre
Oversight Committee/Group None
Business Units Impacted
  • Business Intelligence
  • Education Enterprise
  • Education Quality
  • Faculty of Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences and Education
  • Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • Faculty of Science, Agriculture, Business and Law
  • Finance
  • Library Services
  • Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor
  • Office of the Vice-Chancellor and CEO
  • Oorala Aboriginal Centre
  • People and Culture
  • Research Services
  • Residential System
  • 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
  • Student Grievance Unit
  • UNE Business School
  • UNE Life
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 Culturally appropriate education services
Description The Act aims to develop culturally appropriate education services for Indigenous people by:
(a) the development of curricula that are suited to (i) the education of Indigenous students; and (ii) the training of professional educators (including administrators, teachers, teaching assistance, researchers, student services officers, curriculum advisers and community liaison officers) who are involved in the education of Indigenous students; and
(b) the development of teaching methods and techniques that are suited to the learning styles of indigenous students. (See Section 9)
Impacts
Responsible Manager Suzanne Crew, Executive Principal Education Futures
Coordinating Officer Suzanne Crew, Executive Principal Education Futures
Coordinating Unit Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic Innovation)
Oversight Committee/Group None
Business Units Impacted
  • Business Intelligence
  • Education Enterprise
  • Education Quality
  • Faculty of Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences and Education
  • Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • Faculty of Science, Agriculture, Business and Law
  • Finance
  • Library Services
  • Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor
  • Office of the Vice-Chancellor and CEO
  • Oorala Aboriginal Centre
  • People and Culture
  • Research Services
  • Residential System
  • 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
  • Student Grievance Unit
  • UNE Business School
  • UNE Life
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 Education enabling students to appreciate Indigenous history/culture/identity
Description As part of the Object in clause 5 of the Act UNE is to achieve equitable and appropriate educational outcomes for Indigenous peoples by providing:
(i) Education enabling Indigenous students participating in post secondary education to attain the same graduation dates as those attained by other students so participating; and
(j) Education enabling all Australian students to understand and appreciate the traditional and contemporary culture of Indigenous people
Impacts
Responsible Manager Suzanne Crew, Executive Principal Education Futures
Coordinating Officer Suzanne Crew, Executive Principal Education Futures
Coordinating Unit Oorala Aboriginal Centre
Oversight Committee/Group None
Business Units Impacted
  • Business Intelligence
  • Education Enterprise
  • Education Quality
  • Faculty of Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences and Education
  • Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • Faculty of Science, Agriculture, Business and Law
  • Finance
  • Library Services
  • Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor
  • Oorala Aboriginal Centre
  • Research Services
  • Residential System
  • 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
  • Student Grievance Unit
  • UNE Business School
  • UNE Life
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 Employment of Indigenous people in education roles
Description Object under Clause 8(c) of the Act aims to increase the number of Indigenous people who are employed or otherwise involved in education:
(i) as administrators, teachers, teaching assistants, researchers, student service officers, curriculum advisers and community liaison officers; and
(ii) as special teachers of culture, history, contemporary society and languages of Indigenous people
Impacts
Responsible Manager Kirsten Clayton, Director People and Culture
Coordinating Officer Kirsten Clayton, Director People and Culture
Coordinating Unit People and Culture
Oversight Committee/Group None
Business Units Impacted
  • Business Intelligence
  • Education Enterprise
  • Education Quality
  • Faculty of Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences and Education
  • Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • Faculty of Science, Agriculture, Business and Law
  • Finance
  • Library Services
  • Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor
  • Oorala Aboriginal Centre
  • People and Culture
  • Research Services
  • Residential System
  • 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
  • Student Grievance Unit
  • UNE Business School
  • UNE Life
Obligation Framework
Associated Legislation None
Associated Standard None
Associated Code None
Associated Information
Management Tools
Rule None
Policy None
Procedure None
Guideline None
Other Websites
 
Return to Top Equal access to education
Description UNE is to provide equal access to education by Indigenous people (clause 6(c))
Impacts
Responsible Manager Samantha Fowler, Director Oorala Aboriginal Centre
Coordinating Officer Samantha Fowler, Director Oorala Aboriginal Centre
Coordinating Unit Oorala Aboriginal Centre
Oversight Committee/Group None
Business Units Impacted
  • Business Intelligence
  • Education Enterprise
  • Education Quality
  • Faculty of Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences and Education
  • Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • Faculty of Science, Agriculture, Business and Law
  • Finance
  • Library Services
  • Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor
  • Oorala Aboriginal Centre
  • Research Services
  • Residential System
  • 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
  • Student Grievance Unit
  • UNE Business School
  • UNE Life
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 Equitable and appropriate educational outcomes for Indigenous people
Description UNE is to aim to achieve equitable and appropriate educational outcomes for Indigenous people by having arrangements enabling Indigenous students participating in post-secondary education to attain the same graduation rates as those attained by other students so participating (Section 5(d))
Impacts Negative impact on reputation
Responsible Manager Samantha Fowler, Director Oorala Aboriginal Centre
Coordinating Officer Samantha Fowler, Manager Student Engagement
Coordinating Unit Oorala Aboriginal Centre
Oversight Committee/Group None
Business Units Impacted
  • Business Intelligence
  • Education Enterprise
  • Education Quality
  • Faculty of Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences and Education
  • Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • Faculty of Science, Agriculture, Business and Law
  • Finance
  • Library Services
  • Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor
  • Oorala Aboriginal Centre
  • Research Services
  • Residential System
  • 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
  • Student Grievance Unit
  • UNE Business School
  • UNE Life
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 Equity of participation by Indigenous people in education
Description An object of the Act is that the rate of participation of Indigenous people in post secondary education is equivalent to that of other Australians (Clause 7(c))
Impacts
Responsible Manager Samantha Fowler, Director Oorala Aboriginal Centre
Coordinating Officer Samantha Fowler, Manager Student Engagement
Coordinating Unit Oorala Aboriginal Centre
Oversight Committee/Group None
Business Units Impacted
  • Business Intelligence
  • Education Enterprise
  • Education Quality
  • Faculty of Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences and Education
  • Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • Faculty of Science, Agriculture, Business and Law
  • Finance
  • Library Services
  • Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor
  • Oorala Aboriginal Centre
  • Research Services
  • Residential System
  • 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
  • Student Grievance Unit
  • UNE Business School
  • UNE Life
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 Involvement of Indigenous people in educational decisions
Description Under section 8(b) an Object of the Act is to increase involvement of Indigenous people in educational decisions by the establishment of effective arrangements for the participation of Indigenous students and other Indigenous people in decisions concerning the planning, delivery and evaluation of post school education to Indigenous people
Impacts
Responsible Manager Simon Evans, Deputy Vice-Chancellor
Coordinating Officer Kirsten Clayton, Director People and Culture
Coordinating Unit Office of the Vice-Chancellor and CEO
Oversight Committee/Group None
Business Units Impacted
  • Business Intelligence
  • Education Enterprise
  • Education Quality
  • Faculty of Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences and Education
  • Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • Faculty of Science, Agriculture, Business and Law
  • Finance
  • Library Services
  • Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor
  • Office of the Vice-Chancellor and CEO
  • Oorala Aboriginal Centre
  • People and Culture
  • Research Services
  • Residential System
  • 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
  • Student Grievance Unit
  • UNE Business School
  • UNE Life
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 Promotion of research - methods of delivery of education and methods to eliminate barriers to education
Description The Object of the Act in Section 9 aims to develop culturally appropriate education services for Indigenous people through:-
(c) the promotion of research to devise innovative methods to deliver education services to Indigenous students; and
(d) the promotion of research to devise methods to eliminate barriers to educational attainment encountered by Indigenous students; and
(e) the development of teaching methods and techniques that are suited to the learning styles of Indigenous students.
Impacts
Responsible Manager Chris Armstrong, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research
Coordinating Officer Faraz Hasan, Director, Research Services
Coordinating Unit Research Services
Oversight Committee/Group None
Business Units Impacted
  • Business Intelligence
  • Education Enterprise
  • Education Quality
  • Faculty of Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences and Education
  • Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • Faculty of Science, Agriculture, Business and Law
  • Finance
  • Library Services
  • Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor
  • Office of the Vice-Chancellor and CEO
  • Oorala Aboriginal Centre
  • People and Culture
  • Research Services
  • Residential System
  • 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
  • Student Grievance Unit
  • UNE Business School
  • UNE Life
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