The latest Communique from the HE Standards Panel is now available: http://www.hestandards.gov.au/sites/default/files/CommuniqueNumber8-HEStandards.pdf.
It clarifies the intended use of “Reference Points” in the standards, and gives more information on the proposed framework they intend to use for the revised standards. The Framework may consist of the following categories: Participation and Attainment, Learning Environment, Teaching, Research, Quality Assurance, Governance, Management, Representation and Information. More information on each category is available in the Bulletin.