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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  • Parking and Use of Vehicles procedureThis Procedure sets out responsibilities and processes related to parking and the use of vehicles on University Property and the use of University vehicles for University business.
  • Payment Card Security policyThis policy references the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards. These are industry standards aimed at mitigating the risks associated with the handling of payment card data, including fraud and identity theft.
  • Performance, Development and Recognition procedureThe Performance, Development and Recognition procedure outlines the performance development framework and the recognition and reward programs and initiatives to support staff as they contribute to the achievement of the University’s strategies and priorities and their own career and development goals
  • Philanthropic Gift Acceptance procedureThis Procedure applies to the acceptance, recording and recognition of gifts sponsorships to the University and is pursuant to the Gifts ad Sponsorship Policy.
  • Philanthropic Gifts policyThis Policy outlines the proactive and co-ordinated approach taken by the University to fundraising, donations and sponsorship, consistent with the University's strategic objectives and core commitments.
  • Policy FrameworkThis Policy Framework governs the development and review of policies to ensure that they are consistent with the University’s objectives and legislation and are kept current;defines responsibilities for the development, review and implementation of policies; and sets out steps to ensure that policies are effectively implemented and well understood across the University.

  • Posthumous Awards procedureThis Procedure sets out the process for posthumous conferral of Deakin University academic awards for higher education and research students and applies to higher education students and research candidates who have been prevented from completing their studies or have completed their studies but not yet graduated from a Deakin University award course at the time of their death.
  • Privacy Breach Management procedureThis Procedure governs the University’s approach to the management of privacy incidents and suspected or actual privacy breaches.
  • Privacy Impact Assessment procedureThis Procedure provides instruction on when and how to conduct a Privacy Impact Assessment.
  • Privacy policyThis Policy applies to the collection, use, disclosure, storage and destruction of all personal or health information held by the University. It outlines the University's obligations for and commitment to the responsible management of personal information held about its staff, students, and individuals with whom it interacts.
  • Probation (Academic Staff) procedureThe Probation (Academic Staff) procedure outlines the process to be followed by Academic staff and supervisorsleaders during a staff member's period of probation.
  • Probation (Professional Staff) procedureThe Probation (Professional Staff) procedure outlines the process to be followed by Professional staff and leaders during a staff member's period of probation.
  • Procurement policyThe Procurement policy ensures that the procurement of all goods or services is conducted in an honest, competitive, fair and transparent manner with consideration of quality, service, environmental and social impacts and value for money.
  • Procurement procedureThe Procurement procedure provides instruction on how to acquire goods and services on behalf of the University.
  • Professional Development (Academic Staff) procedureThe Professional Development (Academic Staff) procedure documents the processes associated with professional development programs for Academic staff.
  • Professional Development (Professional Staff) procedureThis Procedure outlines Deakin's professional development offerings for Professional staff and provides details of the eligibility criteria and approval process for supporting these offerings.
  • Property Management PolicyThe Property Management Policy sets out the University’s commitment to providing appropriate premises and facilities and sufficient access to those premises and facilities to support members of the University and the University community to fulfil their needs and obligations. It encompasses restriction of access to, and use of, parts of the University's premises in order to protect sensitive material, safeguard its property and reputation, and/or maintain the safety of staff, students and visitors.
  • Public Interest Disclosures procedureThe Public Interest Disclosures procedure provides guidance as to how and to whom a Public Interest Disclosure can be made about the University or any of its employees or contractors and summarise the University's obligations if a Public Interest Disclosure is made about it or any of its employees or contractors.
  • Public Relations and Marketing PolicyThe Public Relations and Marketing Policy supports the effective management and consistently high standards of the University's public relations and marketing activities.
  • Public Relations and Marketing ProcedureThis Procedure outlines requirements for all public relations and marketing activities including branding and merchandising, undertaken by or on behalf of the University.