Overarching Legislative Instruments

Overarching Legislative Instruments

Corporations Act 2001 (Cwth)

The Corporations Act (2001) makes provision in relation to corporations, securities, the futures industry and financial products and services.  It covers, among other items, the appointment and responsibilities of directors, conflict of interest, civil liability.

Contact Officer:  Chief Finance Officer

Public Finance & Audit Act 1983 (NSW)

The Public Finance and Audit Act (1983) makes provision for the control, management, disposition of, or accounts for, public finances and property by the University as a statutory authority. 

Contact Officer:  Chief Finance Officer

Annual Reports Statutory Bodies Act 1984 (NSW)

The Annual Reports Statutory Bodies Act (1984) governs the submission of annual reports and audited financial statements.

Contact Officer: Senior Manager, Governance

ICAC Act 1988 (NSW)

The ICAC Act (1988) provides for the establishment of ICAC:

(i) to investigate, expose and prevent corruption involving or affecting public authorities and public officials, and

(ii) to educate public authorities, public officials and members of the public about corruption and its detrimental effects on public administration and on the community, and

(b) to confer on the Commission special powers to inquire into allegations of corruption.

Contact Officer:  Chief Administrative Officer

Ombudsman Act 1974 (NSW)

The Ombudsman Act (1974) provides for the appointment of an Ombudsman; defines the functions of the Ombudsman; and purposes connected therewith.

Contact Officer: Chief Administrative Officer 

Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cwth)

The Competition and Consumer Act (2010) (previously the Trade Practices Act 1974) intends to enhance the welfare of Australians through the promotion of competition and fair trading and provision for consumer protection.

Contact Officer: Legal Services Unit

Last reviewed: 21 March, 2016

Committee Dates

2019 Schedule of Committee Meetings

This schedule includes meeting details for University Council and Council Committees, Academic Senate and its committees, as well as Faculty and other University Committees.
Please send your 2019 Committee dates or any amendments to Governance.