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Everything you need to know to be a good Public Officer

If you are reading this, you probably have an obligation under the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption Act 2012 to report certain types of activities or conduct to the Office for Public Integrity. This is because the University is a Public Authority and that means anyone that contributes to its operations is a Public Officer*.

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What does it mean to be a Public Officer?

New FAQs explain If you are a staff member, a titleholder, a volunteer or a contractor to the University, you have legal obligations under the SA Independent Commissioner Against Corruption Act. Importantly, this means that you must report any behaviour or conduct you reasonably suspect involves corruption or serious or systemic misconduct or maladministration in […]

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End of Year – Notifiable Event Reporting

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 […]

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Your role in the University’s Insurance Renewal

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” […]

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Anti-corruption challenges – could you spot a trusted insider?

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. […]

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Act on wrongdoing and be ICAC aware

Officers of the University have have a crucial role to play in promoting integrity within the University and calling out wrongdoing. All university personnel should be familiar with the University’s Reporting Suspected Wrongdoing webpage. You should also be aware that you have legal obligations under the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption Act to report any reasonable […]

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International Anti-Corruption Day reminder: If you see it, report it!

Last Sunday – 9 December 2018 – was International Anti-Corruption Day. The Day serves to remind everyone that fraud, bribery and corruption are unpalatable features of the global and domestic economies which undermine opportunities for fair exchanges between countries, organisations and individuals. The United Nations has identified the negative impact corruption has on education, health, […]

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Notifiable Event Reporting

Notifiable Event reporting – on time, every time

All personnel at the University have a responsibility to report Notifiable Events as and when they happen. This duty of disclosure extends to staff, students, titleholders, volunteers, visitors, contractors and staff of Controlled Entities.

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To notify or not to notify?

We all try our best to avoid mishaps, but even then things can go wrong despite our best efforts. Notifying adverse events as they occur is key when it comes managing insurance. To get the benefit of the insurance cover the University purchases, the University must comply with an ongoing “duty of disclosure” to its […]

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The ICAC wants you! To be aware of your obligations

The Commissioner, the Hon Bruce Lander QC, will be hosting an awareness session on Monday 27 February 2017 9:30-10:30am in the Theatrette, Ground Floor, 55 Currie Street Adelaide SA. You can register here. Everyone involved with the University is a Public Officer All public authorities and all public officers need to understand and meet obligations […]

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