Governance Services Unit

The Governance Services and Policy Unit is part of the Planning and Governance Division of La Trobe University.

Key objectives

The objectives of the Governance Services Unit are:

  • to actively provide a professional and quality service to facilitate effective and informed decisions in support of the University's strategic direction
  • to ensure compliance, transparency and quality assurance by supporting key committees established by the University
  • to formulate clear and effective processes and policies to ensure that the key principles of La Trobe's vision are reflected in decisions made across the University.

It discharges this responsibility through:

  • provision of high level executive secretariat support to the University's key committees;
  • establishing clear processes in relation to management and support of Committees and improving the accountability and practices of University committees
  • administration of the University's Policy and Procedure Library, and
  • administration of the central governance electoral processes