Corporate Governance

Corporate Governance

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

Corporate governance is core to ensuring the creation, protection and enhancement of stakeholder value.

The Board have endorsed 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 2017 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 Judith Choate (Oppenheimer)

Director, KPMG Law

Mr Lewis Patrick

Chief Academic Officer, The College of Law and Chair of the Academic Board

Mr Glenn Ferguson AM

Managing Director, FC Lawyers

Ms Alison Gaines

Chief Executive Officer, Gerard Daniels

Mr Terrence McFadgen

Business Consultant

Mr John Randall

Business Consultant

Mr William O’Shea

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

 Mr Terrence McFadgen

Audit, Risk & Compliance Committee Charter (PDF)

Remuneration Committee

Ms Alison Gaines (Chair)

Mr John Randall

Mr Terrence McFadgen

Remuneration Committee Charter (PDF)

Nominations Advisory Committee

Mr Joseph Catanzariti AM (Chair)

Mr Neville Carter AM

Ms Alison Gaines

Mr Patrick Fair (Foundation Ordinary Member)

Mr Doug Humphreys OAM (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 Madeleine Dupuche (College of Law Victoria Executive Director)

Mr Michael Brett Young (External Member)

Mr John Cain (External Member)

Ms Angela Sdrinis (External Member)

Mr Tim Tobin SC (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)

Mr Michael Cole (College of Law Western Australia Executive Director)

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)

Prof Rick Sarre (External Member)

Mr Tom Simpson (External Member)

College of Law Southern Australia Chapter Board Charter (PDF)

 

 

Corporate and Academic Committee Structure (PDF)

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