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Good governance

The University recognises the importance of effective governance in enhancing outcomes for all stakeholders, including the community at large, in the pursuit of the University's legislated functions.

Our system of governance features a Council of 16 members (10 external to the University and 6 internal). External members (including the Chancellor) are appointed to Council on the basis of their expertise and commitment to the mission of the University. Internal members are:

A supporting structure of subcommittees assists Council to fulfil its role.

The Council is committed to continuously improving its effectiveness in carrying out its primary responsibilities, and in adding value to the University.

Some aspects of the good practices currently in place in Council operations are:

The process for Council appointments includes: