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Keeping up-to-date

Staff ID cards

6 May 2015

ITMS have announced that with effect 6 May 2015 that the issuing of Staff Identification Cards at the Casuarina Campus has moved from the Office of People and Capabilities (OPC) in Orange 12 to the ITMS Kiosk, located in Red 1.

When coming to have a staff card issued please make sure you bring some form of photo identification such as:

  • driver licence; or
  • passport; or
  • existing staff ID card

The ITMS Kiosk will be available to issue Staff Identification Cards from Monday to Friday, 8am - 4pm.

The issuing of Student cards remains in Student Central, located in Orange 1. Palmerston, Waterfront and Alice Springs card issuing services remain unchanged.

March 2015

The University is committed to the continuing education and professional development of staff and the DeveloPD online learning portal allowed staff to undergo study both during working hours, and outside working hours. As the DeveloPD online learning portal is now no longer the platform of preference for CDU, transition has been made to

All courses are delivered by experts rather than narrators. Many trainers are nationally recognised authors, and courses provide detailed biographical information about the expert providing the training.

Each of's more than 2,700 courses is broken into chapters, and each chapter is broken into mini video tutorials, with some only a few minutes long.

Approval for study time to undertake courses during working hours is to be negotiated with the relevant Manager / Supervisor. can be accessed externally to allow you to continue with your studies in your own time.

To access select the button from the menu on the right hand side of this page.

For assistance or enquiries related to online courses through please contact the Staff Orientation Consultant on 08 8946 6934 or email

Alesco and StaffOnline Upgrade

7 January 2015

The Office of People and Capabilities delivers the HR StaffOnline facility to assist individuals and leaders of teams at CDU in accessing information that supports effective management of personal staff details, pay, leave and approvals of related requests.

It is necessary to upgrade Alesco and StaffOnline regularly in order to provide the best possible technology for this purpose.

The current release is a major one, involving a diverse project team who, in addition to their normal duties were all dedicated to upgrading and testing the systems changes and improvements, over an intensive ten month period.

Please refer to How We Got There for further information.

General Staff Mobility and Advancement Register

October - 2014

Clause 61 of the CDU & Union Enterprise Agreement 2013 provides for a register to be established for general staff to express their interest in temporary employment and secondment opportunities elsewhere in the University.

To enable you to express your interest in working in other areas of the University you will need to follow the instructions HEW Secondments.

Strategic Recruitment Review Committee (SRRC)

SRRC weekly meeting times and document deadline

8 January 2014

The Vice-Chancellor established a Strategic Recruitment Review Committee (SRRC) to provide recommendations on all recruitment actions and discretionary allowances. The SRRC meets every Wednesday at 1:30pm. Documents for the SRRC are to be received at HRS by cob Thursday each week for inclusion in the following week's SRRC. There will be no exceptions to the Thursday cob deadline. Incomplete/unsigned paperwork will be returned.

Graduate Certificate of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (GCTLHE)

Change in administration of GCTLHE (now Graduate Certificate in University Teaching and Learning (GCUTL) (as at January 2015)

22 May 2013

GCTLHE, including the Application for Funding is now administered by EHSE/LEBA Faculty Office, Building Blue 5. For further enquiries please email:

Corporate Health Cover

22 May 2013

As a Charles Darwin University staff member Bupa offers you the benefits of corporate health insurance.

To find out more about corporate health cover or if you have any queries on your current level of cover please complete the attached form at: Corporate Health Cover

Salary Packaging

November 2012

Charles Darwin University offers staff members the opportunity to negotiate the structure of their salary payments through Salary Packaging. If you are interested in finding out more about salary packaging please contact any or all of the appointed CDU providers below:

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