"Professor Holmes will then return to the faculty of business and law as a professor of public policy."
Did the University of Newcastle give him leave in the HOPE that he would find another position?
Did he want the leave so that he could be paid a good salary whilst looking for a new job?
What happens to the position of Professor of Public Policy?
Has he breached his contract by not returning to this position?
Does the University of Western Sydney know about this?