In the event of an existing staff member being successful for an ongoing position in a different part of ANU, it is expected that negotiations will occur between the current supervisor, the staff member, and the new supervisor regarding a mutually agreed starting date.
In any event, a staff member must be released within six weeks to take up their transfer, and the current employing area will be required to pay the staff member the higher salary (if applicable) two weeks from the date of offer of appointment from the new area.
In the event of an existing staff member being successful for a temporary transfer to a different part of ANU, it is expected that negotiations will occur between the current supervisor, the staff member, and the new supervisor about a mutually agreed starting date.
The home area delegate is obliged to release a staff member to the host area delegate within 6 weeks, unless otherwise negotiated between the delegates; and, if applicable, is required to commence paying the staff member any higher duties allowance after 2 weeks.
In addition, the current supervisor and the staff member must discuss and agree on the terms of the staff member's future after the temporary transfer. These may include:
- return to the work area in the same position
- return to work area in a different position at the same level
- permanent transfer to host area.
There is no requirement or expectation that a staff member resign from their substantive position in order to accept a temporary transfer.