3. Why you need to register

You need to register to help UQ meet its ethical and legal obligations.

These disclosures are connected to policies and procedures designed to effectively manage and align the interests of UQ staff and align UQ as a whole with community standards and expectations, and in compliance with all applicable laws.

Refer to Conflict of Interest for Members of Staff Procedure for more information. This procedure outlines staff requirements in relation to all UQ staff disclosures.

Disclosure and Management of Interests key policy, and legislation and code



Disclosure and management of interests - who needs to register?

UQ has created an integrated framework regarding the disclosure and management of interests, which simplifies and clarifies policies and procedures to ensure ethical and legal compliance.        

All fixed-term and continuing staff members are required to complete the Conflict of Interest Register. Casual, unpaid and honorary staff who have a conflict of interest to declare are required to complete the Conflict of Interest form and submit to your supervisor in your organisational unit. Note that this form is different to the Conflict of Interest Register.

All professional staff (HEW 8 level and above) are required to complete the Secondary Employment Register.

All academic staff (continuing and fixed-term contracts of 12 months or longer; conjoint appointments where UQ is the lead employer) are required to complete the:

These registers must be completed annually, even if there is no item to disclose, and when circumstances change.