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The Australian National University

University Staff Consultative Committee (USCC)


  1. To provide a forum for the University to consult with staff representatives about matters of significance affecting the University and staff.
  2. To provide oversight to the operations and effectiveness of the Local Area Consultative Committees.

The Committee has no decision-making authority and functions as a forum for exchange of information. The Committee may make recommendation to the Vice-Chancellor in an advisory capacity.

The Committee is not involved in dispute or grievance resolution as separate processes exist within University policy for such matters. 


The committee membership is as follows:

University representative

  • Director - Human Resources (Chair)
  • University advisor to staff
  • Other representatives as may be nominated by the Vice-Chancellor from time to time.

Staff representatives

  • One staff representative from each Local Area Consultative Committee
  • A nominated representative of National Tertiary Education Union

Committee secretary

  • A staff member of the Human Resources Division nominated by the Director, Human Resources

Local Area Consultative Committee (LACC) Terms of Reference

Further information

For further information, contact:
Executive Assistant to the Director T: 6125 2385

2015 meeting dates

24 March

9 July

12 November

2014 meeting dates

2013 meeting dates

All meetings will be held on Thursday in the Ross Hohnen Room, ground  floor Chancelry from 9.30-10.30am

18 April

4 July

7 November

Updated:  31 March 2015/Responsible Officer:  Director, Human Resources/Page Contact:  HR Systems