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Monthly Archives: June 2016

Dual Nationals – Who’s got you covered?

If you are a Dual National, there may be implications for you if you are planning on travelling to the country of your second nationality under the University’s travel insurance policy. The University of Adelaide’s travel insurance policy covers unlimited medical however, unlimited medical benefits are payable only in the absence of the injured person being […]

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Should I make a note of that?

The next time you participate in negotiation or decision-making or even a conversation, be sure to make a record of it. It could protect both you and the University. We often jump from one thing to another in the course of the working day.  As a result it is often easy to overlook, forget or […]

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Can I put that photo on a University website?

When including photos on University websites, social media pages or publications, be mindful of privacy and copyright implications. Privacy If a person is reasonably identifiable in a photo, this would constitute ‘personal information’. Personal information must be handled in accordance with the University’s Privacy Policy and Privacy Management Plan. Under the Privacy Policy, the University […]

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Time’s Up! Quarantine’s tenure ends as Biosecurity takes control

After more than 100 years of service, Australia’s Quarantine Act 1908 has been replaced by the Biosecurity Act 2015. The Quarantine Act was first drafted at a time when people and goods only arrived by sea. Since then, changed inbound transport options and growth in the volume of trade and passengers entering Australia means that […]

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‘Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner!’ – the Law on incentive prize draws

Are you looking to entice more people to participate in your survey, research study, event or new initiative by offering them a chance to win a prize? If the prize will be drawn randomly (rather than being awarded on skill or merit), this will constitute a lottery and will be subject to legal requirements. “A […]

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One student visa to rule them all

New Regulations simplify student visas and clarify the University’s reporting obligations. From 1 July 2016, Student Visas will no longer be differentiated according to the educational sector (e.g. Schools, VET, Higher Education). A single Student Visa subclass – Subclass 500 (Student) will replace 7 student visa subclasses. A new Subclass 590 (Student Guardian) replaces the previous Subclass 580. Requirements to […]

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