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.

Equal Opportunity Policy

Status Current
Effective Date 23rd May 2014
Review Date 1st October 2018
Approval Authority Vice-Chancellor
Approval Date 23rd May 2014
Expiry Date Not Applicable
Unit Head Jennifer Anderson
Executive Director, People and Culture
Author Sarah McCormick
Manager, Equity and Diversity
Enquiries Contact Fiona Murphy
Director, Culture, Capability and Wellbeing
+61 (02) 6338 4327

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

The Unit Head field has been updated from the Executive Director, Human Resources to the Director, Culture Capability and Wellbeing, to align with current structure.


This is the first version of this document to be published in the CSU Policy Library. For all intents and purposes, this version is reflective of the existing version that was published in the relevant manual (academic or administration) at the time the CSU Policy Library was launched. The document has been subjected to reformatting, including the application of a new numbering system and title.



The following information details the history of changes to the document prior to its publication via the CSU Policy Library:



18/11/2005 - Minor changes to clauses to enable reformatting. Legislation updated.

Section 7 updated. Addition of clause 6.2 (e).



19/4/2013 - Updates to titles, policies and legislation. Minor editorial changes.

Removal and incorporation of Attachment 1: Grounds of Discrimination into 4.2: Definitions.



1/10/2013 - Sub-clause 4.2 - discrimination grounds re-arranged, “intersex status” added, “transgender status” changed to “gender identity”, and “marital status” expanded to include “relationship status”, in accordance with amendments to Sex Discrimination Act.