The University of Queensland Publication Scheme is established under section 21 of the Right to Information Act 2009. Our publication scheme describes and categorises information routinely available from the department. It has been developed to give the community greater access to information as part of the response to the review of Freedom of Information laws.  

Accessing this Information

Where possible these documents are available free of charge for you to download. Some PDF versions of scanned documents may not be readable by accessibility devices such as screen readers. If you're having difficulty accessing any of these documents, contact us on +61 7 3365 2571 or email and we'll provide the information in a suitable format.

Our Publication Scheme

Information is grouped and accessible through seven classes:

About Us - This describes who we are and what we do
Our Services - This provides details of the services which we provide
Our Finances - This describes what we spend and how we spend it
Our Priorities - This describes what our priorities and how we are doing
Our Decisions - This describes how we make decisions
Our Policies - This describes our internal policies and procedures
Our Lists - This contains details of our lists and registers

Our Publication Scheme does not include information of the following kinds:

  • Personal information;
  • Information that could affect our commercial operations;
  • Information which is archived, out of date or otherwise inaccessible; or
  • Information the routine release of which would be impractical or resource intensive.

Complaints and inquiries

Any inquiries about this publication scheme or complaints about the information contained in the publication scheme should be sent to the Right to Information and Privacy Office on or phone on 3365 2571.

Publications Scheme section

About Us

About Us

Information about us, our structure and functions, locations and contacts.


University Profile -

Organisational Information

Legal Framework


Location and Contact Details

Annual Report -

Online Reports: -

Whats New ?

Controlled Entities

Controlled Entities

Under its constituting legislation, UQ has authority to establish companies that may further the University’s educational and research aims. The activities of such limited liability companies can include fundraising for and commercialisation of intellectual property developed by the University. Financial statements are prepared by each company and audited by the Queensland Audit Office. They are then consolidated with those of the University.

PrimEd Group

–– PrimEd Pty Ltd

–– Health Insitu Pty Ltd

UQ Holdings Group

–– UQ Holdings Pty Ltd

CiTR Group

–– CiTR Pty Ltd

–– CiTR Incorporated

IMBcom Group

–– IMBcom Pty Ltd

–– IMBcom Asset Management Pty Ltd

–– Kalthera Pty Ltd

–– Cyclagen Pty Ltd

IMBcom Asset Trust

–– CCA Therapeutics Pty Ltd

JK Tech Group

–– JK Tech Pty Ltd

–– Applied Resources Economics Pty Ltd

Sarv Pty Ltd

i.lab Incubator Pty Ltd

UniQuest Group

–– UniQuest Pty Ltd

–– Activetorque Pty Ltd

–– Ausonex Pty Ltd

–– Bireme Pty Ltd

–– Coridon Pty Ltd

–– Dendright Pty Ltd

–– Diabax Pty Ltd

–– First Investor Pty Ltd

–– Herdvac Pty Ltd

–– Leximancer Pty Ltd

–– Lucia Publishing Systems Pty Ltd

–– Neurotide Pty Ltd

–– Pepfactants Pty Ltd

–– Polyvacc Pty Ltd

–– Rapisure Pty Ltd

–– Symbiosis Pty Ltd

–– UATC Pty Ltd

–– UTSAT Pty Ltd

–– UWAT Pty Ltd

–– Vacquel Pty Ltd 

University of Queensland

Foundation Trust

UQ Investment Trust

–– JKTech Pty Ltd *

UniQuest Asset Trust

–– Aussie Colours Pty Ltd

–– Bilexys Pty Ltd

–– Ceramipore Pty Ltd

–– Corpison Pty Ltd

–– Dendrimed Pty Ltd

–– LanguageMap Pty Ltd

–– Lightanate Pty Ltd

–– Neo Rehab Pty Ltd

–– NuNerve Pty Ltd

–– Progel Pty Ltd

–– Tenasitech Pty Ltd

–– Xenimet Pty Ltd

–– Snoresounds Pty Ltd

UQ Sport Limited

Global Change Institute Pty Ltd

UQ Health Care Limited

UQ College Limited

*JK Tech is controlled by UQ Holdings, not the UQ Investment Trust.  The UQ Investment Trust was settled on August 21, 2007, and holds a minority interest in JK Tech.

Our Decisions

Our Decisions

This section sets out how we make and record decisions.


The University of Queensland is governed by a 22-member Senate representing University and community interests. Senate is led by the Chancellor and Deputy Chancellor, elected by the Senate. The University of Queensland Act 1998 grants Senate wide powers to appoint staff, manage and control University affairs and property, and manage and control finances to promote the University's interests.

For more information on the Senate click here -


The Vice-Chancellor is the University's chief executive officer and responsible to the Senate for the overall direction of strategic planning, finance and external affairs.

For more information on the Vice-Chancellor click here -

Vice-Chancellor’s Executive

The Vice-Chancellor is supported by an Executive to whom most of the University's organisational units report.  

For more information on the Vice-Chancellor’s Executive click here -

Academic Board

The Academic Board is the University's senior academic advisory body. The Board formulates policy on academic matters including new programs, teaching, learning and assessment, research, promotions, student academic matters, prizes and scholarships.

For more information on the Academic Board click here -

Chief Operating Officer

The Chief Operating Officer is responsible for co-ordinating the University's financial, physical, human, legal, management information, corporate operations, commercial activities, marketing and communications, information technology services and occupational health and safety services.  The Chief Operating Officer is the key advisor to Senate on governance and other matters, acts as the University Secretary and is the Public Officer for the University.

The Chief Operating Officer also assists the Vice-Chancellor in regard to strategic planning and direction and the framework of the University's highly successful research commercialisation and technology transfer activities.

Areas under his direct management include Human Resources Division, Finance & Business Services, the Legal Office, Information Technology Services, Strategic Planning and Management Information, Corporate Operations, Occupational Health and Safety, Marketing and Communications, Protocol, Investigations, Internal Audit, Enterprise RIsk and Property & Facilities.

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Committees are the engine rooms which drive much of the University’s policy and administrative work. 

For more information on University Committees -

Our Finances
Our Lists

Our Lists

This section contains details of lists and registers maintained by the University:

Our Policies

Our Policies

The UQ Policy and Procedures Library (PPL) is the central UQ repository for approved policies, procedures, guidelines and forms. 

Our Priorities

Our Priorities

Our Services

Our Services

The University of Queensland provides a wide range of services locally, nationally and internationally to staff, students, and the wider community.

Student Services

 Staff Services

Community Services

Publications and resources

Publications and resources

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