Statutes and Regulations

The Federation University Australia Act 2010 (pdf,792kb) stipulates that the University must enact legislation (Statutes and Regulations) relating to the organisation and management of the University. The legislation contained in the following index has been formally approved and is in force. Any areas not covered by legislation are governed by existing policy.

Download a list of Victorian and Commonwealth legislation applicable to the University (updated 21 January 2016)

New Federation University Australia Statute 2021

Federation University Australia Statute 2021 was approved by the University Council on 24 August 2021 and by the Minister for Education and Youth and replaces all previous Statutes effective 1 January 2022.

Federation University Regulations

On 1 October 2022, the following Academic, Students and Operations Regulations come into operation.

University Council has approved the three new Regulations to replace the 26 legacy Regulations listed below, which will cease operation on 1 October 2022.

This completes our regulatory transition from legacy instruments to Federation University Australia.

  1. Academic Regulations
  2. Federation University Australia (Academic) Regulations (pdf, 391kb)

  3. Students Regulations

    Federation University Australia (Students) Regulations (pdf, 407kb)

  4. Operations Regulations
  5. Federation University Australia (Operations) Regulations (pdf, 321kb)

Refer here to the former regulations which were superseded on 1 October 2022.