Policy: Company directorships, secretaryships and partnerships
- All University staff who hold, or wish to hold, a directorship, secretaryship or partnership in or of an entity, are required to obtain the approval of the relevant delegate. The only exception to this is where the entity is a family trust or partnership, family company (unless in their specific academic field of endeavour), community (not for profit) boards of management, or a self-managed superannuation fund.
- This provision is also applicable to all staff who have been invited or nominated by the University to hold office on behalf of the University.
Delegations relevant to this policy
- 000195: Approve an application to hold or continue to hold office in a non-University company
- 000196: Approve appointment to hold office in a University-related or other company ex officio (subsequent to appointment to ANU)
|Printable version (PDF)|
|Title||Company directorships, secretaryships and partnerships|
|Purpose||To ensure adequate disclosure and approval of staff involvement in non-ANU entities.|
|Audience||Staff, Prospective Staff, Staff-Academic, Staff-Academic-Research, Staff-Professional|
|Effective Date||25 Jun 2020|
|Review Date||25 Jun 2021|
|Responsible Officer:||Director, Corporate Governance and Risk Office|
|Contact Area||Corporate Governance and Risk Office|
Australian National University Act 1991
Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013
Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Rule 2014
On 9 April 2021, the ANU Council assigned authority to approve academic policy to the Academic Board.