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Physical Infrastructure Committee

The Physical Infrastructure Committee advises Council on capital development and management matters within the context of the capital works budget.

Meeting dates 2017

Thursday 23 March
Thursday 25 May
Thursday 31 August
Thursday 9 November

Meetings of the Physical Infrastructure Committee commence at 9.30am.

Membership

Position Member Current term
Chair Tony Tobin 1 November 2016 to 31 October 2018
Member (Council) Daniel Willis 1 November 2016 to 31 October 2018
External member John Hill 1 November 2016 to 31 October 2018
External member Gabrielle Morrish 1 November 2016 to 31 October 2018
Member Vacant
Chair of Finance Committee (ex-officio) Brian Wilson 1 November 2016 to 31 October 2018
Vice-Chancellor or nominee Patrick Woods ex-officio

Positions on the Committee are in accord with its composition.

Committee contact

Taia Rowe
Senior Governance Support Officer
Tel: 02 9514 7550
Email: Taia.Rowe@uts.edu.au

Terms of reference

The Physical Infrastructure Committee shall be responsible to Council for the provision of advice on capital development and management matters within the context of the capital works budget as approved by Council on the recommendation of the Finance Committee.

To make recommendations to Council on the following matters:

  1. the Capital Development Plan, including long-term and short-term priorities for capital development and maintenance, in accordance with the University Strategic Plan
  2. oversight of progress, including expenditure, on capital projects within the context of the capital works budget
  3. the University's asset management, covering the physical assets of the University, their condition, maintenance policy and lifecycle planning
  4. policy on the use of the University's land, infrastructure and facilities, including commercial uses
  5. commercial activity proposals for the University's land, infrastructure and facilities
  6. any other matter that the Committee regards as pertinent.

Composition

The Physical Infrastructure Committee consists of the following positions:

  • Chair — an external member of Council appointed for expertise in strategic capital development and management
  • Four other members, of whom:
    • up to two may also be members of Council with qualifications and experience related to the operations of the University
    • all should have strategic skills and experience involving capital development and management
  • Chair of Finance Committee (ex-officio)
  • Vice-Chancellor or nominee