Governance Ethics and Sustainability

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Governance Ethics and Sustainability

You are required to research recent news articles and other information about Westpac Bank.

Here is an example of a recent news article describing some of the corporate governance issues at

Westpac Bank:

You must then draft a Code of Ethics for Westpac Bank

Assessment Instructions

Your Code of Ethics for Westpac Bank must specifically address:

  1. Discrimination
  2. Exploitation
  3. Corruption
  4. Dishonest and Fraudulent Behaviour
  5. Whistleblower Protections
  6. Enforcement

You will be required to include a minimum of 5 references in your Code of Ethics which must come from academic journals or textbooks.

For further guidance here are the links to three example company codes of ethics:

  1. Wesfarmers –—may-2015.pdf?sfvrsn=8
  2. Stockland –
  1. Woolworths –

Important Study Information

Academic Integrity Policy- Governance Ethics and Sustainability

KBS values academic integrity. All students must understand the meaning and consequences of cheating, plagiarism and other academic offences under the Academic Integrity and Ethics Policy.

What is academic integrity and misEthics?
What are the penalties for academic misEthics?
What are the late penalties?

How can I appeal my grade?

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Word Limits for Written Assessments

Submissions that exceed the word limit by more than 10% will cease to be marked from the point at which that limit is exceeded.

Study Assistance

Students may seek study assistance from their local Academic Learning Advisor or refer to the resources on the MyKBS Academic Success Centre page. Click here for this information.