The College is incorporated under The Religious, Educational & Charitable Institutions Act 1861-1967 (Qld) and governed by a Constitution and a Council. We are a registered charity with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC), providing not-for-profit on-campus accommodation for female tertiary students.Registered Charity Logo

Our ACNC entry can be found here.

The Grace College constitution, including the role of the council, can be found here:

Grace College Council

MEMBERS AND APPOINTEES

The Grace College Council consists of:

  • 6 members appointed by The Uniting Church in Australia (Qld Synod) (UCA);
  • 3 members appointed by the Assembly of The Presbyterian Church of Qld (PCQ);
  • 2 members elected by the Grace College Student Club Inc. (GCSC);
  • 3 members appointed from alumnae of the College;
  • 1 member appointed by the Senate of The University of Qld (UQ); and
  • the Principal of the College (non-voting member)
  • the Dean of Students (non-voting member)

The current Dean of Students is also the Deputy Principal.

VOTING MEMBERS

As at 1 December 2019, the voting members of the Grace College Council are:

  • Mrs Jocelyn Manique (UCA) Chairperson
  • Mrs Wendy Devine (Alumna), Deputy Chairperson
  • Rev. Dr Elizabeth Nolan (UCA)
  • Mrs Angela Hili (UCA), Treasurer
  • Mr Adrian Rex (UCA)
  • Ms Shannon Batch (Alumna), Secretary
  • Mrs Kylie Brown (PCQ)
  • Mr Thomas Nisbet-Smith (UCA)
  • Rev. Graeme McKay (PCQ)
  • Ms Sophie Harwood (GCSC)
  • Mrs Michelle Stickley (Alumna)
  • Ms Brinda Gunashanhar (GCSC)

STRATEGIC PRIORITIES

The Council has identified the following 3 strategic priorities for the current period of the College’s life:

  • enhance reputation and branding to identify Grace College as a first choice option;
  • advance the Master Plan and site re-development for modernisation; and
  • enhance the ability to offer scholarships and upgrade service provision.

Our 2019 Annual Report for the calendar year 2018 can be found here:

DOWNLOAD THE GRACE COLLEGE ANNUAL REPORT 2019