Status and Details

Status and Details

This page contains information about the status, approval and implementation of this document, contact details for the Implementation Officer and relevant enquiries contact and, on the right, a brief summary of changes between this and the previous version.

Commercial Activities and Entities policy

Show Field Notes
Status Current Indicates if this version of the document is in effect (Current), yet to come into effect (Future), or expired (Historic).
Effective Date 10th October 2023 This is the date on which this version of the document came into effect.
Review Date 10th October 2028 The next review of this document is scheduled to commence on this date.
Approval Authority University Council The noted authority approved this is version of the document.
Approval Date 28th September 2023 This is the date on which this version of the document was approved by the authorised authority.
Expiry Date To Be Advised This is the date on which this version expires. It may still apply, conditionally, after this date.
Implementation Officer Vanessa Evans
Chief Financial Officer
vanessa.evans@deakin.edu.au
This is the officer generally responsible for day to day administrative matters.
Responsible Executive Kerrie Parker
Deputy Vice-Chancellor, University Services
dvc-us@deakin.edu.au
This is the senior officer with responsibility for the document.
Enquiries Contact Office of the Chief Financial Officer
+61 3 92468110
General enquiries should be directed to the officer/area listed.

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

On 10 October 2023 the Commercial Activities and Entities policy was amended to:
• provide for the appointment of shareholder nominee directors and observers, as well as directors
• move authority to appoint directors from the Vice-Chancellor to the Commercialisation and Commercial Activities Committee
• clarify the factors the Commercialisation and Commercial Activities Committee will consider when appointing a director or shareholder nominee director
• expand the pool of potential candidates by providing that non-Deakin staff as well as staff can be University appointed directors and help ensure that directors hold skills that are relevant to the risk associated with the activity
• provide for the renumeration of appointees
• enhance reporting to Council on University controlled entity board directors, shareholder nominee directors and observers
• update the Responsible Executive and Implementation Officer to reflect Deakin's organisational structure.

Clauses Amended:Policy: Clauses 10 -17, 21b and Status and Details