What information do we collect?

The University collects personal information from you for a number of purposes, which are explained in further detail below. The personal information is any information which identifies you and includes:

  • Your name, address and other details about you and this may be included in a written form;
  • Your tax file number, banking and superannuation details;
  • Employment history and referee reports;
  • Pre-employment health assessments;
  • Qualifications and licences;
  • Work permits and visa details;
  • Security/background checks, identity checks and police checks;
  • Psychometric assessments;
  • Information publicly available on social media and professional networking websites;
  • Details of other commitments such as directorships or other work;
  • Photographs, images, video or audio footage, CCTV footage of you; and
  • Utilisation of University buildings and offices.

The University will not collect Sensitive information (as defined in the PIP Act) such as religious, political or sexual preference unless:

  • You consent to the collection; or
  • The collection of the information is required or authorised by or under Australian law.

The University may be required to collect health information from you when you commence work as part of the University’s work, health and safety monitoring. You will be asked questions regarding your medical and vaccination history to identify any areas where there could be a health or hazard risk. This information will be assessed and stored in your employee record.

In the recruitment process, you might also need to provide personal information about other individuals to the University such as your referee contact details. We rely on you to ask those individuals for their consent for you to pass on their information to us.