Governance Services Unit

The Governance Services Unit is part of the Corporate Services 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