Committees of Council

 

  • The Audit and Risk Committee has responsibilities including:
    • providing advice to Council on University accounting
    • control and reporting practices
    • management of corporate assets and risks
    • consideration of external and internal audit reports
    • reviewing internal audit policy.
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  • The Chancellor's Advisory Committee advises the Chancellor and University Council on matters such as:
    • appointments to Council membership
    • Council operations
    • corporate governance matters
    • some human resource matters.

     

  • The Finance and Business Affairs Committee has responsibilities including:
    • consideration of the University Financial Plan, business cases and financial reports against budget
    • reviewing and approving relevant policies relating to the Financial Plan, investments and fixed assets
    • governance oversight of University entities
    • oversight of campus masterplans, building utilisation and asset management.

     

  • The Honorary Degrees Committee comprises members of the University Council and Academic Board. It considers proposals for the awarding of honorary degrees to persons who have:
    • made a distinguished contribution to a branch of learning or to the arts
    • been distinguished by eminent public services or
    • rendered distinguished service to the University.

     

  • The Investment Committee has responsibilities including:
    • providing strategic advice on the University's investments
    • providing advice on changes to the Investment policy
    • overseeing University investment performance.

     

  • The Legislation Committee is responsible for advising Council on any matter pertaining to:
    • the Deakin University Act (2009)
    • University statutes
    • University regulations.

     

  • The Remuneration Committee has responsibilities including:
    • oversight over the conditions of employment and remuneration of University staff and officers
    • considering the Vice-Chancellor's confidential succession plans for University Executives
    • advising Council on matters referred to it pertaining to remuneration.

     

     


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