Assurance Services

Assurance Services provides advice to the University Council, Academic Senate, Vice-Chancellor, Executive and the wider University community and supports decision making espousing the governance principles of transparency, integrity, stewardship, and institutional accountability.

The team comprises Risk, Internal Audit, University Policy, University Compliance, Privacy, and Complaints.

Risk Management

Staff play a key role in risk management and success by identifying and managing risks as well as sourcing and maximising opportunities within their work area.

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The University operates in a complex legislative and compliance environment with obligations under a range of State and Commonwealth legislation, regulatory requirements, subscription to voluntary codes and internal policies and frameworks.

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Government Information Public Access (GIPA)

Assurance Services manages requests made under the Government Information Public Access (GIPA) Act and can provide advice as to whether information can be released informally or proactively.

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The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.