Category: Legal Alerts
Notifications of new or amended legislation and regulations that affect the University’s legal compliance obligations. Areas of the University that may be affected by a change in legislation will also be notified via email.
It might seem like a time saver to abbreviate 2020 to ‘20’ on your paperwork, but doing so could open you up to fraud. If you use the shortened ’20’ to denote the year, it’s possible for an unscrupulous person to fraudulently alter the date to any year this century by adding a couple of […]
As the New Year rolls around, many third parties seek updated copies of the University’s insurance certificates. You may receive requests from study tour providers, placement host organisations, and others who provide services to the University. The certificates are issued yearly, with 2020 documentation available in the New Year. Regardless of the annual policy start […]
The University manages risk in a variety of ways – one of them is to transfer risk to our insurers. The University has an extensive insurance program to provide cover for its people, its assets and activities. An important part of the contract between the Insurer and the Insured (us – the University) is disclosing […]
The University is gearing up globally and extending its profile through connections with international partners, staff, students and alumni. South Australia benefits enormously from these connections and the University has wisely made international capability a pillar in its strategic plan, Future Making. In pursuing these benefits for the University and the State, our global engagement […]
As a globally geared institution, many of the University’s activities involve collaboration with people and entities overseas. Anyone engaging in activities with an international connection should be aware that various international sanctions may affect those activities.
As of 1 October 2019, the University has moved its insurance brokering services from Arthur J Gallagher (AJG) to Marsh Pty Ltd. Marsh are able to assist with travel insurance arrangements and claim management. Extension to the travel insurance policy and insurance for private travel can be arranged by emailing email@example.com. There is no change to […]
Getting help on university legal, risk, compliance and insurance issues has never been easier! We have been working hard to give you access to the resources you need, when you need them on the Legal and Risk Self Service Portal.
Universities have always been curators and custodians of knowledge and information. As institutions of learning we understand, perhaps better than any other organisation, the value of preserving this valuable asset for the benefit of future generations. Managing and recording information properly also allows us to leverage information for better decision-making, improved efficiency and accountability in […]
The University maintains an extensive insurance program to protect its people, property and activities. The program consists of a range of policies that span the breadth of the University’s activities, from corporate travel to property to research projects. The program is renewed annually. Providing all relevant details to the insurer before they “accept the risk” […]
Most of us have played variations of “spot the difference” – like the classic game of Where’s Wally? Identifying a concealed difference amongst a group of people you know and trust can be much more challenging. In some cases, not understanding this challenge in the workplace can have devastating consequences for you and your colleagues. […]