Purpose and Terms of Reference

The Finance and Resources Committee (FRC) is a Sub-Committee of Senate and governed by University Statute 2.2. The Finance and Resources Committee shall, subject to the direction and control of the Senate, exercise the following functions:

  • Advise and make recommendations to the Senate on long term institutional planning matters, relevant to finance and resources.
  • Advise and make recommendations to the Senate in relation to planning, design and contract matters associated with major capital projects.
  • In association with the Audit and Risk Committee, where appropriate, advise and make recommendations to the Senate on financial and related policies, annual budgets, budget performance and the preparation of annual accounts.
  • Advise and make recommendations to the Senate on the use of University reserves, commercial ventures, investments and investment policies in respect of the funds of the University

Meeting Schedule: See Governance Committee Calendar.

Committee Templates: See Governance Commitee Meeting Templates.

Chair: Virginia Bourke, Pro-Chancellor.

Governance Support: Hugh McCuaig, Governance Officer.

For general Finance and Resources Committee enquiries, please contact Governance@acu.edu.au.

Composition and Membership:

Composition Membership
Pro-Chancellor (Chair) Virginia Bourke
Vice-Chancellor Prof Zlatko Skrbis
Four members of Senate appointed under Clauses 13.2(f) and 13.2(g) of the Constitution (external members), not less than one from each State or Territory Helen Cooney
Dr Peter Steer
Julian Widdup
Marita Winters
Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee Robert Baker
One Academic Staff member of Senate elected under Clause 13.2(h) of the Constitution, Associate Prof Richard Colledge
Page last updated on 09/10/2023

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