Status and Details

Status and Details

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

Professional Development Policy

Status Current
Effective Date 23rd May 2014
Review Date 23rd January 2017
Approval Authority Vice-Chancellor and President
Approval Date 20th May 2014
Expiry Date To Be Advised
Unit Head Susan Hudson
Executive Director, Human Resources
Enquiries Contact Susan Hudson
Executive Director, Human Resources

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

19 December 2016 - Policy amended to reflect unit title change of the "Office of Organisational Development" to "Talent and Leadership Development".

21 November 2016 - Policy amended to reflect unit and position title change - Office of People and Culture to Office of Human Resources and Executive Director, Human Resources and Organisational Development to Executive Director, 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.

26 February 2016 - Amended clauses 33,35, and 55 to remove redundant position titles, Director, HR Strategy and Services and Director, Organisational Development and replace with Executive Director, Human Resources and Organisational Development.

10 February 2015 - Amended policy to reflect change of position title from 'Vice-Chancellor' to 'Vice-Chancellor and President'.

The policy has been revised and updated to provide clearer statements of eligibility and requirements; simplification and removal of duplication; correction of names of units and terms; increase in Education Support Allowance; inclusion of merit relative to opportunity principle; reduction in the number of total clauses from 66 to 59.

Section 2 Definitions

Section 3 Policy and Principles

Section 4 Procedures

Part A Internal University Providers

Part C Allocation of Salaries Budget to Professional Development

Part F Short Courses and Conferences

Part H Education Support including an approved increase to $3000 Education Support Allowance and clearer guidelines around the number of hours study leave that can be taken

Part I Higher Duties

Part J Internal Secondment

Part K External Secondment

Part L Study Visit

Deletion of Internal Job Exchange as this program no longer exists

Clauses Amended

Policy: All

Procedure: All