This policy sets out guidance for Suzuki Talent Education Association of Australia (NSW) Ltd. (STEAA) personnel (staff, teachers, Board members and volunteers) on how conduct themselves to achieve the highest standards of behaviour and accountability.

STEAA requires its personnel to be honest in all their business dealings, comply with all laws, avoid actual potential conflicts of interest, not engage in unethical business practices, and, refrain from giving or receiving any improper payments, benefits or gains.

STEAA’s Code of Conduct is underpinned by all relevant Australian statutory requirement and laws.

STEAA’s Code of Conduct is summarised as follows:

  • STEAA personnel must abide by privacy principals and laws in Australia. Personal and business information is appropriately handled and is only used for business purposes.
  • STEAA’s personnel must avoid conflict of interest where possible and otherwise declare all actual potential conflicts of interest as stated in that policy.
  • STEAA’s personnel will always act legally, ethically, with fairness and integrity and in compliance with the spirit and letter of applicable laws and regulations in Australia as well as those set out in STEAA policies.
  • STEAA’s personnel will always use STEAA property and equipment for appropriate business purposes and in accordance with STEAA policies.
  • STEAA personnel will provide the highest possible standard of duty of care to members and Staff in/of STEAA, to comply with our Child-safe Policy and maintain a safe environment for children, young people and adults.

Any breaches of this Code of Conduct will result in disciplinary action, including and up to termination of employment or cessation of engagement with the organisation.