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Our Accounts Payable team are responsible for processing all payments to creditors on behalf of Charles Darwin University. Charles Darwin University payment terms are 30 days.

Payments are processed by electronic funds transfer (EFT) and telegraphic transfer (TT)

  • EFT payments are processed each Thursday. Remittance advices are sent via email
  • TT's are processed weekly. Transfer confirmation are sent via email

For further information please email:

Australian Taxation Office (ATO) – Requirements of Tax Invoices https://www.ato.gov.au/Business/GST/Tax-invoices/

Our Accounting Services team are responsible for:

  • Processing all invoice requests to debtors on behalf of Charles Darwin University. Charles Darwin Payment terms are 30 days.
    For further information please contact revenue@cdu.edu.au or phone: 08 8946 6411
  • Recordings of all monies received and paid in the Charles Darwin University bank account.
    For further information please contact revenue@cdu.edu.au or phone: 08 8946 6495
  • Financial reporting/acquittal of grant funding.
    For further information please contact ledgers@cdu.edu.au or phone: 08 8946 6245

Assets of the Charles Darwin University can not be traded in, auctioned, sold, wilfully destroyed or in any other way disposed of without prior consideration of the Board of Survey.

If you have assets, that you no longer require please email assets@cdu.edu.au

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Please visit CDU Wiki for more information.

The Treasury and Compliance Accountant is responsible for the following:

  • Cash flow performance analysis
  • Monitoring investments and managing all aspects of transactional banking requirements
  • Monitoring and reconciliation of VET and higher education payments/grants from the Northern Territory and Commonwealth governments
  • Reconciliation of of investments and clearing accounts
  • Management of all tax compliance reporting functions including Goods & Services Tax (GST), Fringe Benefit Tax (FBT) and other ATO requirements
  • Managing and coordinating the University Insurance portfolio including renewal and claims handling and act as Liaison for all insurance related matters

For further information, contact:
E: treasury@cdu.edu.au
T: 8946 6078

Charles Darwin University maintains extensive insurance cover to provide financial protection against liability for personal injury and loss or damage to university property. All protection is subject to certain terms, exclusions, conditions and limitations.

This page provides general information on the University's insurance policies only.

Further information, clarification, advise and claim applications, please contact:

T: 08 89460 6078

E: treasury@cdu.edu.au

For liabilities arising from personal injury (including death) and property damage in connection with the University's business or from products manufactured, sold or supplied by the university.

This applies anywhere in the world other than operations domiciled and/or entities incorporated in USA/Canada.

For public liability cover where the students is undertaking approved placements/internship, the student must:

  • not receive renumeration while undertaking the approved placements/internship
  • be enrolled in the appropriate unit/course/degree at CDU
  • complete the voluntary placement/internship as a prescribed part of the unit/course/degree or gain approval by the VC/PVC as being relevent and
  • be placement/internship ready (e.g. prerequisite units have been successfully completed).

For legal liability to pay damages as a result of any claim or claims made against the member, protected person or entity arising out of any negligent act, error or omission in or about the conduct of the University's professional business.

This applies anywhere in the world other than operations domiciled and/or entities incorporated in USA/Canada.

Property

For material loss of University assets being real property, including buildings, plant, machinery, stock and merchandise. Also for loss of revenue, increased loss of working, loss of rental income and additional expense resulting from interruption or interference to the business during the protection period.

Note: Head of Security must be advised immediately of any property loss, destruction or damage and a 'Security Occurrence Report completed' without delay.

Charles Darwin University carries a Business Travel policy which covers staff and students for approved travel exceeding 50KM from traveller's normal place of resident or business premises up to a duration of 180 days in any one trip. Please refers to Travel Insurance Summary Overview for general information.

Note: For staff, incidental private travel is defined in the university's travel policy and procedure. There are no approved private travel days for students.

Where the traveller incorporates private travel in conjuction with authorised university business travel, then there is no cover available under the university's travel insurance policy. The traveller will be required to obtain their own cover at their own cost for the entire trip (ie. the private travel and the business related-travel).

There is also no medical cover available under the university's travel insurance policy for travellers travelling to their country of residence.

Comprehensive cover (Australia Wide) for vehicles and registered plant owned or leased by the University utilised for business or private use.

The University's motor vehicle fleet is maintained and managed by Facilities Management.

Please direct any motor vehicle accident/damage claims to this department.

Casuarina

T: 08 8946 6500

E: facilities@cdu.edu.au

Alice Springs

T: 08 8959 5211

E: facilitiesAS@cdu.edu.au

This policy provides personal accident cover for full and part time enrolled University students whilst engaged in campus/course related activities and/or practical placement or community placement. Please note that medical expenses payable by private health, Medicare or classified as "Medicare Gap" are not cover under the policy.

For personal accident cover where the student is undertaking approved placements/internships, the student must:

  • not receive renumeration while undertaking the approved placements/internship
  • be enrolled in the appropriate unit/course/degree at CDU
  • complete the voluntary placement/internship as a prescribed part of the unit/course/degree or gain approval by the VC/PVC as being relevent and
  • be placement/internship ready (e.g. prerequisite units have been successfully completed).

Note: Students are not covered by workers compensation through the university as they are not employees.

This Policy provides personal accident cover for  volunteers engaged in university related activities. Please note that medical expenses payable by private health, Medicare or classified as "Medicare Gap" are NOT covered under the policy.

Note: Volunteers are not covered by workers compensation through the university as they are not employees.

The University has in place Workers' Compensation for employees as required under the Workplace Health and Safety Act.

All questions regarding Workers' Compensation should be directed to Health Safety & Environment
T: 08 8946 6473
E: hse@cdu.edu.au.

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