Audit and Risk Management Committee

Audit and Risk Management Committee meeting dates 2023

Meeting dateTime
Paper submission due date
Fri  17 February10.00 am -12.00 pmBoard Room, SMB 
Tue 18 April
11.00 am - 1.00 pm
Board Room, SMB 
Tue 18 July
11.00 am - 1.00 pm
Board Room, SMB 
Wed 20 September1.30 pm - 3.00 pmCouncil Room, Mt Helen

7 September (or 24 August if advised)

Wed 22 November
3.00 pm - 5.00 pm
Council Room, Mt Helen2 November


Title/ CategoryName
Chancellor's nomineeMr Des Pearson AO (Chair)

The Committee is to be independent and comprised of between three and seven members based on the requirements of the Standing Directions of the Minister for Finance under the Financial Management Act 1994 (“Standing Directions”).

Each member should be capable of making a valuable contribution to the Committee and have appropriate skills and experience to discharge the Committee’s responsibilities, with at least one member having appropriate expertise in financial accounting or auditing as required in the Standing Directions.

The Vice-Chancellor (being the “Accountable Officer”), the Chief Financial Officer or “CFO” and the internal auditor are not to be members of the Audit Committee.

The Chairperson of the Committee will be appointed by Council. The Chairperson is not to be the Chancellor.

Ms Pauline Buckland, External Committee Member
Ms Nicola Pero, External Committee Member
Professor Bernadine Van Gramberg, Committee Member
Mr Rod Hansen (External Committee Member)
University SecretaryMs Marion van Rooden
Manager, Governance and Secretariat ServicesMs Rebekah Foster