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

Mr John Bowers

Ms Michelle McPherson

Assoc Professor Brendan Boyle



Meeting Location and Dates

Location: Committee Room (CH205), The Chancellery, Callaghan Campus

Meeting dateMeeting Time Paper due date
Friday 8 February 2019  9.00am - 10.30am TBA
Friday 15 March 2019 11.30am - 1.30pm TBA
Friday 29 March 201910.00am - 11.30am TBA
Friday 31 May 2019 8.30am - 11.00am TBA
Friday 26 July 2019 11.30am - 1.30pm TBA
Wednesday 25 September 2019 11.30am - 1.30pm TBA
Friday 29 November 20198.30am - 11.00amTBA

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?

Contact Zoe Ward, Council Secretariat Officer.

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