Risk and Compliance

Everyone at Charles Sturt University has a responsibly to assure their activities, this is the process of continuous improvement and quality enhancement of all that we do.

In the Risk and Compliance Unit we establish some of the policies, procedures, tools and mechanisms that provide confirmation and confidence for the achievement of objectives: from University Strategy to front line operational plans of business units. Primarily, we do this through the Organisational Assurance Framework.

Risk and Compliance

The Risk and Compliance Unit is responsible for the complementary assurance (or second line) function for enterprise risk and compliance. We provide advice, support, and monitoring for continuous improvement, in relation to risk management and compliance.

Our primary responsibilities include:

  • Establishing and maintaining the University’s frameworks and mechanisms for Organisational Assurance, Risk Management and Resilience
  • Developing internal capability across our diverse workforce in the application of contemporary and robust risk management and compliance business practices.
  • Advising on compliance issues and action items
  • Providing guidance in relation to changes in internal policies and the legislative and regulatory environments
  • Assisting areas across the University to improve compliance and risk management mechanisms
  • Maintaining the risk register and legislative compliance database
  • Reviewing and reporting of all Principal Risks and any risks exceeding Risk Appetite to the management and governance committees of the University
  • Participating in Committees, including the TEQSA Re-Registration Working Party, Critical Incident Management, Data Governance and Security, University Safety and Health Management Committee and the Emergency Planning Committee

Key Documentation

Key Resources

Risk Reviews

Risk review documentation detailing and outlining the risk register entry for the risks in the University Risk Register – is available from riskmanagement@csu.edu.au to staff upon request.