ARPC code of conduct

The code of conduct requires that an ARPC employee must:

  • behave honestly and with integrity
  • act with care and diligence
  • treat everyone with respect, courtesy and without harassment and discrimination
  • strive to achieve ARPC’s key objectives, working collaboratively and collegiately within their team, across ARPC and with all government and other external stakeholders
  • comply with their Employment Contract/Enterprise Agreement
  • comply with all applicable Australian laws and regulations
  • comply with any reasonable and lawful direction given by someone who has authority to give that direction
  • maintain appropriate confidentiality regarding dealings with any Minister or the Minister’s member of staff
  • disclose and take reasonable steps to avoid any conflict of interest (real or apparent) in relation to employment with ARPC, and disclose details of any material personal interests
  • use all Commonwealth resources in a proper manner
  • not provide false or misleading information in response to a request for information that is made for official purposes
  • not make improper use of information, duties, status, power or authority to:
      1. gain or seek to gain any benefit or advantage, or
      2. cause or seek to cause detriment to ARPC, the Commonwealth or any other person.
  • while on duty overseas, behave in a manner that upholds the good reputation of ARPC Australia.