Finance Committee

What does the Committee do?

The Finance Committee's responsibilities are outlined in full in the Finance Committee Charter. Its key areas of focus are:

  • financial and investment performance, strategic commercial activities and financial sustainability
  • integrity of the financial statements, accounting and financial reporting processes
  • assessing the financial impact of strategic proposals
  • overseeing business case development process
  • disclosure controls, procedures and internal controls over financial reporting
  • overseeing external audit function
  • effective management of financial risk.

Committee Members

Ms Dianne Allen (Chair)

Professor Alex Zelinsky AO (Vice-Chancellor)

Mr Robert (Bob) Kennedy AM

Mr John Bowers

Ms Michelle McPherson

Assoc Professor Brendan Boyle



Meeting Location and Dates

Location: Committee Room, The Chancellery, Callaghan Campus

Meeting dateMeeting Time
Friday 29 November 2019 8.30am - 11.00am
Friday 7 February 2020 - Joint Finance / Council9.00am - 1.00pm
Tuesday 24 March 2020 - Joint Finance / Council8.30am - 11.00am
Friday 29 May 20208.30am - 10.30am
Friday 31 July 202011.30am - 1.30pm
Friday 25 September 202011.30am - 1.30pm
Friday 27 November 20208.30am - 10.30am

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 Finance Committee enquiries contact Renae Morgan, Council Secretariat Officer or email secretariat.

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