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Statutes as made
This instrument sets out the requirements for residential colleges to be affiliated with the university.
Administered by: Education
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 09
Registered 17 Dec 2021
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR08-Feb-2022
Tabled Senate08-Feb-2022




Australian National University (Residential colleges affiliation) statute 2021






1. Authority for making the instrument.  Australian National University Act 1991, section 50 (Statutes).


2. Purpose and operation of the instrument.  The objects of this instrument is to set out the requirements for residential colleges to be affiliated with the university (eligibility criteria for affiliation and the decision making process for applications), the reporting requirements, governance expectations and processes specifically relating to  supporting student safety and well-being including supporting diversity and inclusion) and provides clarification of actions for contraventions of the Statute, including suspension and termination of affiliate status, and timelines for related processes.


3. Documents incorporated in the instrument by reference.  None.


4. Consultation process.  The Statute was made by the Chancellor on 7 December 2021. The Statute was approved by ANU Council on 3 December 2021.




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