Controlled and Associated Entities Committee

What does the Committee do?

The Controlled and Associated Entities Committee's responsibilities are outlined in full in the Controlled and Associated Entities Committee Charter.

It's key areas of focus are:

  • The University's controlled and associated entities
  • systems of control and accountability
  • commercial activities undertaken by controlled entities
  • risk management and assessment
  • structures and measures to ensure good governance (including joint ventures and student associations)
  • policy and procedures relating to controlled and associated entities
  • recommending the University's membership of companies and other incorporated bodies.

Committee Members

Mr Robert (Bob) Kennedy AM (Chair)

Mr Paul Jeans

Professor Alex Zelinsky AO (Vice-Chancellor)

Mr John Bowers

Ms Julie Phillips

Ms Natalie Downing

Dr Stephanie Fahey

Meeting Dates

Location: Committee Room, The Chancellery, Callaghan Campus

Meeting date Meeting time
Friday 26 March 2021 11.00am - 1.00pm
Friday 28 May 2021 2.00pm - 4.00pm
Friday 30 July 2021 2.00pm - 4.00pm
Friday 24 September 202111.00am - 1.00pm
Friday 26 November 2021 11.00am - 1.00pm

You can find all Council meeting dates and the full Council calendar here.

Reports and Papers

Templates and other support resources are available to help you prepare reports or papers for committees and Council.

Need more information?

For all Controlled and Associated Entities Committee enquiries email Secretariat


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