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:
- gain or seek to gain any benefit or advantage, or
- 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.