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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  • Partnership policyThis Policy sets out the governance arrangements for engagement between the University and persons, organisations, institutions, agents and commercial entities in the University community for the mutual benefit of the University and its partners.
  • 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.
  • Payment Card Security procedureThis Procedure prescribes the processes for the University to meet the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards requirements in relation to the processing, storage and transmission of payment card information. It applies to all University staff, contractors or other parties who, in the course of doing business on behalf of the University, are involved in processing, storing or transmitting payment card data.
  • Performance and Development policyThis Policy sets out the framework for the University to effectively manage the performance of its staff.
  • 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.

  • 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) procedureThis Procedure outlines the process to be followed by Academic staff and supervisors during a staff member's period of probation.
  • Probation (Professional Staff) procedureThis Procedure outlines the process to be followed by Professional staff and their supervisors during a staff member's period of probation.
  • Procurement policyThis Policy applied to the procurement of all goods or services to ensure that procurement activities are conducted in an honest, competitive, fair and transparent manner that delivers a best value for money outcome.
  • Procurement procedureThis Procedure applies to the purchase or lease of all goods and services from suppliers external to the University and provides instruction as to how to acquire goods and services for the University.
  • Professional Development (Academic Staff) procedureThis Procedure provides a framework for the participation of academic staff in a range of professional development activities.
  • Professional Development (Professional Staff) procedureThis Procedure outlines the professional development opportunities for general staff and provides details of the eligibility criteria and approval process for supporting these offerings.
  • Prospect Management procedureThe Procedure provides a framework for a coordinated and strategic University-wide approach to fundraising that recognises donor interests while ensuring that the University's strategic objectives and core commitments are met.
  • Protection of Persons from Detrimental Action procedureThis procedure provides guidance as to how and to whom a Protected Disclosure can be made about the University or any of its employees or contractors and summarise the University's obligations if a Protected Disclosure is made about it or any of its employees or contractors.
  • Public Relations and Marketing policyThis Policy provides for the establishment of guidelines and processes for the effective management of the University's public relations and marketing activities and practices, key marketing and communications materials, activities, major events and the presence of high-level visitors at the University
  • Public Relations and Marketing procedureThis procedure outlines the requirements for all public relations and marketing activities including branding and merchandising, undertaken by or on behalf of the University
  • Publication and Dissemination of Research procedureThis Procedure outlines the requirements for publication and dissemination of research conducted, according to the Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research (the Code).