What is the role of the Consultative Committee?

UniSuper is the Superannuation Fund chosen by a large proportion of staff and employees at University of Wollongong.

As part of its governance arrangements, UniSuper has a consultative committee structure. It is the voice of members and reviews and approves changes to the Trust Deed and nominates people to be appointed as directors of the Board of the Trustee.


University of Wollongong Representation

The University of Wollongong is entitled to four Consultative Committee representatives, two representing the employer and two representing staff and employees. Of the two representing staff and employees, one represents academic staff and one represents the professional (non-academic) employees.

Representatives serve a four-year term.

The term of the current professional (non-academic) employee representative has concluded.


Who is eligible for nomination?

Nominations are only open to professional (non-academic) employees who are members of either the UniSuper Defined Benefit Division or accumulation 2. Staff members can check their Division membership details via their UniSuper statement or UniSuper online.


How do I nominate?

Nominations open Monday, 9 November and close Monday, 16 November 2020.

In the event that there is more than one nomination, a ballot will be held. Staff eligible to vote will be advised via email.

Eligible staff can self-nominate by emailing their nomination to dennisn@uow.edu.au

The nomination should specify the staff member’s name, University of Wollongong staff number and their Fund Division membership. In addition an expression of interest of 200 words or less describing why you are interested in applying should accompany the nomination.


For enquiries contact:

Dennis Newstead  dennisn@uow.edu.au