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Corporate Governance

Corporate Governance

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE IS CORE TO ENSURING THE CREATION, PROTECTION AND ENHANCEMENT OF STAKEHOLDER VALUE

The Board apply where applicable to the College the ASX Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations with 2014 Amendments, 3rd Edition (ASX Principles).

In accordance with the ASX Principles, the College discloses the primary corporate governance documents below and information which demonstrate the College's commitment to corporate governance.

- Corporate Governance Charter

- Constitution

- The College's Board of Governors

- Board Corporate Committees and Charter

- College Committee Structure

- Academic Governance

 

Corporate Governance Charter

The Corporate Governance Charter was last revised in May 2019 and details the College’s commitment to corporate governance.  It should be read as a broad expression of principles.  The Board will review its Charter on an annual basis.

Corporate Governance Charter (PDF)

 

Constitution

The Constitution is the College’s key governance document. The Board must ensure that it and the College complies at all times with the provisions of the Constitution.

Constitution (PDF)

 

BOARD OF GOVERNORS

THE BOARD AND MANAGEMENT MAINTAINS THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF CORPORATE ETHICS

The Board comprises a majority of independent Non-Executive Governors, together with two Executive Governors, who have an appropriate level of skill, knowledge, experience and independence. 

Mr Joseph Catanzariti AM Chair, Vice President, Fair Work Commission
Mr Neville Carter AM Chief Executive Officer and Principal, The College of Law
Ms Alison Belot Non-Executive Director and Treasurer of Banyule Support & Information Centre
Ms Judith Choate (Oppenheimer) Director, KPMG Law
Mr Dunstan de Souza Senior Partner, Colin Biggers & Paisley
Mr Glenn Ferguson AM Managing Director, FC Lawyers
Ms Alison Gaines Chief Executive Officer, Gerard Daniels
Mr Lewis Patrick Chief Academic Officer, The College of Law and Chair of the Academic Board 
Mr John Randall Business Consultant

 

Board of Governors Profiles

 

BOARD CORPORATE COMMITTEES

Committees are established in accordance with the College’s Constitution.  Committees have specific oversight responsibilities and are responsible for considering detailed issues and making recommendations to the Board for approval. The Board has approved charters for each Committee.

COMMITTEE MEMBERS CHARTER
Audit, Risk & Compliance Committee

- Mr John Randall (Chair)

- Mr Glenn Ferguson AM

- Ms Judith Choate
Audit, Risk & Compliance Committee Charter (PDF)
Remuneration Committee

- Ms Alison Gaines (Chair)

- Mr Joseph Catanzariti AM

- Mr Dunstan de Souza
Remuneration Committee Charter (PDF)
Nominations Advisory Committee

- Mr Joseph Catanzariti AM (Chair)

- Mr Neville Carter AM

- Ms Alison Gaines

- Ms Cassandra Banks (Foundation Ordinary Member)

- Ms Emma German (College Ordinary (Alumni) Member)

- Mr Laurie Shervington (Community Ordinary Member)

- Nominee of Law Society of NSW Council (Preferred Foundation Ordinary Member)
Nominations Advisory Committee Charter (PDF)
College of Law Queensland Chapter Board

- Mr Glenn Ferguson AM (Chair)

- Mr Neville Carter AM (CEO & Principal)

- Ms Ann-Maree David (College of Law Queensland Executive Director)

- Mr Peter Ellender (External Member)

- Ms Margaret Jolly (External Member)

- Ms Diane Ruhl (External Member)
College of Law Queensland Chapter Board Charter (PDF)
College of Law Victoria Chapter Board

- Mr William O’Shea (Chair)

- Mr Neville Carter AM (CEO & Principal)

- Ms Fiona Turner (College of Law Victoria Executive Director)

- Ms Meghan Warren (External Member)

- Ms Jane Ward (External Member)

- Ms Val Pitt (External Member)

- Ms Jodie Baker (External Member)
College of Law Victoria Chapter Board Charter (PDF)
College of Law Western Australia Chapter Board

- Ms Alison Gaines (Chair)

- Mr Neville Carter AM (CEO & Principal)

- Ms Catherine Stokes (College of Law Western Australia Executive Director)

- Ms Rebecca O'Brien (External Member)

- Mr John Poulsen (External Member)

- Dr Pat Saraceni (External Member)

- Mr Laurie Shervington (External Member)
College of Law Western Australia Chapter Board Charter (PDF)
College of Law South Australia Chapter Board

- Ms Judith Choate (Oppenheimer)

- Mr Neville Carter AM (CEO & Principal)

- Mr Graham Jobling (College of Law South Australia Executive Director)

- Ms Christina Flourentzou (External Member)

- Mr Tom Simpson (External Member)

- Selina Nikoloudakis (External Member)
College of Law Southern Australia Chapter Board Charter (PDF)

 

Corporate and Academic Committee Structure (PDF)

 

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