Status and Details

Status and Details

This page contains information about the status, approval and a summary of the changes from the previous version of the document. Please note that the Unit Head listed on this page is the current owner of this policy and may not reflect the University position/staff member who owned this policy at the time of publication.

Relocation Assistance Upon Appointment Policy

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Status Current Indicates if this version of the document is in effect (Current), yet to come into effect (Future), or expired (Historic).
Effective Date 4th September 2015 This is the date on which this version of the document came into effect.
Review Date 4th May 2019 The next review of this document is scheduled to commence on this date.
Approval Authority Vice-Chancellor and President The noted authority approved this is version of the document.
Approval Date 28th August 2015 This is the date on which this version of the document was approved by the authorised authority.
Expiry Date Not Applicable This is the date on which this version expires. It may still apply, conditionally, after this date.
Unit Head Angelo Kourtis
Vice-President, People and Advancement
This is the officer generally responsible for day to day administrative matters.
Enquiries Contact Gillian Relph
Relocations Consultant
General enquiries should be directed to the officer/area listed.

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

21 November 2016 - Policy amended to reflect unit title change of the 'Office of People and Culture' to the "Office of Human Resources".

8 July 2016 - policy amended to reflect the official name change of the University concurrent with the change to the University's Act and By-Law.

28 June 2016 - Preliminary review complete - no change required.

In Section 4, Part B,the South East Asia and North East Asia regions were combined into one as set out in Table 1 which details the amount allocated against the regions. In Part C, a new item has been added detailing the maximum amount that an appointee may claim for the relocation of their domestic pet/s. No limit had been set in previous versions. In Part C, Items and Expenses, two clauses covering household items and electrical items have been combined giving a more comprehensive option and more practical and reasonable solution to appointees when claiming expenses.

Clauses Amended

Procedure: 17, 24, 38

17/06/2021: Division Office of Human Resources (HR) replaced with Office of People and Success (People and Success)

17/04/2023: Division Office of People and Success (People and Success) replaced with Office of People (Office of People)