Council is the governing body of Monash University, established by the Monash University Act 2009. It is chaired by the Chancellor, currently Mr Simon McKeon AO. The Deputy Chancellors are The Hon Simon Crean, Dr Christine Nixon and The Hon Peter Young AM QC.
Council is responsible for the overall superintendence of the University with specific accountability to the relevant State and Commonwealth Ministries for the University's fulfilment of its role in the Australian community. It discharges that role by deliberating on strategies and policies to achieve the University's objects and by ensuring that the University has in place appropriate and effective governance processes.
This website offers a range of information relevant to the Monash University Council, including links to:
- Council's Responsibilities
- Committees of Council
- Current members of Council
- The Chancellor
- Council Charter
- Meeting Dates
- Council agenda - next meeting
- Outcomes of most recent Council meeting
- Council Elections
- University Chancellors Council
Enquiries to the Chancellor
Secretary to Council