The Council is the governing authority of the University and is responsible for ’the direction and superintendence of the University’.
The role of Council is set out in the RMIT Act 2010 (PDF 342 KB) and it is this Act that defines the objectives of RMIT University and the Council’s statutory responsibilities. The Council is chaired by the Chancellor, Dr Ziggy Switkowski AO.
The primary responsibilities of the Council include:
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Acknowledgement of country
RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nations on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.