The Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Board has legislatively prescribed committees which assist the Board to discharge its responsibilities. Each committee operates in accordance with a Charter.  The Committees include:

  • Finance and Performance Committee
  • Safety and Quality Committee
  • Audit and Risk Committee
  • Executive Committee.

Finance and Performance Committee

This committee oversees the financial position, performance and resource management strategies of the hospital and health service.

It also provides advice and recommendations to the Board highlighting issues it considers warrant Board discussion, approval or noting.

You can find our more about the Committee in its Finance and Performance Committee charter [PDF 294 kB].

Safety and Quality Committee

This committee assists the Board in its oversight of safety and quality related strategies, performance, governance arrangements and improvements.

It's also responsible for promoting a culture of open and honest reporting of any situation that may threaten the quality of patient care.

You can find out more about the Committee in its Safety and Quality Committee charter [PDF 292 kB].

Audit and Risk Committee

This committee assists the Board in its oversight of the following:

  • financial statements
  • internal control structure
  • internal audit functions
  • risk management systems
  • compliance systems.

It is also responsible for overseeing liaison with the Queensland Audit Office and for assessing external audit reports and actions taken in response.

You can find out more about the committee in its Audit and Risk Committee charter [PDF 306 kB].

Executive Committee

This committee supports and provides recommendations to the Board regarding its strategic and governance responsibilities.

You can find out more about the committee in its Executive Committee charter [PDF 311 kB].

Last updated: May 2022