The NAPS Board of Directors and Council has developed and approved a suite of policies to guide the development, everyday operations and future plans of NAPS. These policies work together to help all those involved achieve NAPS’ mission and goals as outlined in the NAPS Strategic Plan and 013 Voluntary Code of Governance.

The policies also help ensure that NAPS conforms to the standards, procedures and processes established by relevant government legislation and regulations.

The major applicable legislative and regulatory requirements applied to NAPS policies may be found in:

  • Education Services for Overseas Students (ESOS) Act 2000
  • ESOS Regulations (2001)
  • Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011 (Cth)
  • Higher Education Standards Framework 2015
  • Australian Consumer Law (2010) (Cth)
  • Australian Qualifications Framework
  • National Code of Practice for Registration Authorities and Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students (National Code 2007)
  • Human rights and Equal Opportunity Commission (HREOC) Act 1996
  • Commonwealth Affirmative Action (Equal Employment for Women) Act (1986)
  • Commonwealth Racial Discrimination Act (1975)
  • Commonwealth Industrial Relations Act (1998)
  • Commonwealth Sex Discrimination Act (1984)
  • Commonwealth Industrial Relations Reform Act (1993)
  • Commonwealth Racial Hatred Act (1995)
  • Commonwealth Disability Discrimination Act (1993)
  • NSW Anti-Discrimination Act 1977
  • Copyright Act 1968 and other Intellectual Property Laws
  • Equal Opportunity Act
  • Work Health and Safety Act (2011)
  • Work Health and Safety Regulations 2011
  • Workers Compensation Act
  • NSW Anti-Discrimination Act 1977
  • Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act (1986)
  • Migration Act 1958
  • The Privacy Act 1988 (Cth)
  • Spam Act 2003 (Cth)


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For Student specific policies see Student Policies.

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