2021 meeting dates to be confirmed.

Terms of Reference

The Export Controls Advisory Sub-Committee, a sub-committee of the Research Committee, is responsible for oversight of the University’s export controls compliance program and providing guidance as required for export controls matters.

The powers, duties and functions of the Export Controls Advisory Sub-Committee are to:

  • provide advice on any export control related matters that may be referred to the Committee;
  • promote and foster export controls compliance throughout the University;
  • ensure the University Export Controls Policy and related Procedures are reviewed and, if necessary, amended when relevant legislation and associated regulations change;
  • in addition, review the Export Controls Policy and related Procedures in accordance with the University policy review process;
  • refer to the Research Committee any proposals for changes to  the Export Controls Policy and related Procedures;
  • inform the Research Committee of any notified compliance concerns or related issues; and
  • provide regular reports and recommendations regarding risk and mitigation strategies to the Vice-Chancellor’s Risk and Compliance Committee


  • Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research) (Chair)
  • Director, Research Ethics
  • Director, Research Partnerships
  • Director, Sponsored Research
  • Deputy Dean, Graduate School

Eight academic staff members with expertise in at least one of the following categories of goods detailed in Parts 1 and 2 of the Defence and Strategic Goods List:

  • Military Goods
  • Non Military Lethal Goods
  • Nuclear Materials
  • Materials
  • Chemicals, Microorganisms and Toxins
  • Materials Processing
  • Electronics
  • Computers
  • Telecommunications and Information Security
  • Sensors and Lasers
  • Navigation and Avionics
  • Marine 
  • Aerospace and Propulsion

Administrative Arrangements

  • The Committee will meet at least once per year, and as required.
  • Secretariat services provided from Office of Research Ethics