Change Management Process: Research and Innovation Portfolio

Click the below link to access the Research and Innovation Portfolio:

   » Change Management Plan Phase 1 released on 17 February 2021

   » Change Implementation Plan released on 23 March 2021

The ANU Recovery Plan and the ANU College and Portfolio Recovery Plans released on 13 October 2020 are available here.



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Implementation timetable

Date Details of Consultation Process
1-12 February 2021

Initial meetings with affected staff within Statistical Consulting Unit in Research & Innovation Portfolio

Week commencing 15 February 2021

Meeting with staff within Research & Innovation Portfolio

Wednesday 17 February 2021 Research and Innovation Portfolio Staff Meeting

Release of Proposal to Research and Innovation Portfolio staff

Release of the Proposal to the University Community Commencement of consultation Period
Wednesday 17 February 2021 Briefing with student representatives and PARSA president regarding the proposal

Discussion with discipline specific providers of statistical advice including but not limited to Biological Data Science Institute, the Centre for Statistical Research and Methods, ANU Bioinformatics Consultancy in JCSMR and CBE
Week commencing 22 February 2021 Staff meetings (individual and group as required)
Wednesday 3 March 2021 Close of consultation period
Wednesday 17 February to Friday 19 March 2021 Collation of feedback from consultation and preparation of Implementation Plan
Tuesday 23 March 2021 Publication of Implementation Plan
Wednesday 24 - Friday 26 March 2021 Period for seeking clarification on Implementation Plan
Week commencing 29 March 2021 Commencement of Implementation Plan


Staff and their family members can access free support and counselling through the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) which can be reached on 1800 808 374 (this number operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week).