Proposals requiring approval by the Finance Investment & Property Board

The functions of the Synod Property Board are carried out by the Finance Investment and Property (FIP) Board which meets monthly. The Board, amongst other duties, will:

“…(d) receive proposals with respect to property matters submitted to it by the Presbyteries, Church Councils, institutions or agencies, ensure that each proposal is in accordance with the policies of the Synod with respect to property matters, development and mission and give the final decision with respect to such proposals; …” (Uniting Church in Australia, Regulations, 4.2.1)

The schedule of meeting dates for the FIP Board for 2020 is:

Meeting date Last day for submissions to Strategic Resources team for compilation Papers distributed
28 February 2020 17 February 2020 21 February 2020
27 March 2020 16 March 2020 20 March 2020
24 April 2020 13 April 2020 17 April 2020
22 May 2020 11 May 2020 15 May 2020
26 June 2020 15 June 2020 19 June 2020
24 July 2020 13 July 2020 17 July 2020
28 August 2020 17 August 2020 21 August 2020
25 September 2020 14 September 2020 18 September 2020
12 November 2020 2 November 2020 5 November 2020

As board papers are issued one full week prior to the meeting, the deadline for matters to be included in the papers each month for consideration is the Monday of the week preceding the meeting.

Proposals are to be lodged with the Strategic Resources team (property@ucaqld.com.au).