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Welcome to Deakin's Policy Library

Here you will find the University's approved policies and procedures.

Deakin University is committed to a policy framework that best reflects our value of inclusion and provides a safe and supportive environment for all staff and students. This includes Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of diverse genders, sex and sexualities, people with disability, people of all ages and socio-economic status and people from diverse cultural backgrounds and religions.


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Information about processes for developing and writing policies and procedures can be found here.

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  • Deakin Professional Practice Credentials procedureThis Procedure documents the processes for approving and revising Deakin Professional Practice Credentials, the process for assessing knowledge or capabilities that merit the award of credentials and the process for awarding credentials.
  • Deakin University StatuteThe Statute was approved by the Minister for Training and Skills and Minister for Higher Education on 26 November 2020 and took effect on 1 January 2021.

    The Deakin University Statute and University regulations were published on the University website. On 16 April 2024 the Deakin University Statute and University regulations, including the Council regulations, were moved to the University Policy Library. For all intents and purposes the current version of this document is reflective of that published on the University website prior to being moved to the Policy Library. Some minor reformatting has been undertaken.
  • Declaration of Interest procedureThe Declaration of Interest procedure:
    a) supports the University to maintain the highest standards of conduct and integrity while meeting it objects set out in section 5 of the Deakin University Act;
    b) sets out the processes by which individuals identify, declare, manage and record relationships or activities that could give rise to conflicts of interest (COI) or potential for foreign influence or foreign interference.

  • Defence Trade Controls procedureThe Procedure sets out Deakin’s commitment and responsibilities to comply with Australia’s export controls, including the Defence Trade Controls Act 2012 (DTCA) and Customs Act 1901, which regulate the export and supply of controls goods, technology and software listed on the Defence and Strategic Goods List (DSGL).
  • Delegations PolicyThe Delegations policy sets out how delegations are made and managed by the University.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion policyThis Policy articulates the University's commitment to providing an accessible and inclusive learning and work environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, victimisation and vilification.
  • Domain Name Registration ProcedureThe Registration of University-owned Domain Names Procedure outlines the registration and use of University-owned domain names and subdomain names.