The Uniting Church in Australia came into being in 1977, following agreement on a Basis of Union, which states in part:
The Uniting Church recognises that responsibility for government in the Church belongs to the people of God by virtue of the gifts and tasks which God has laid upon them. The Uniting Church therefore so organises its life that locally, regionally and nationally government will be entrusted to representatives, men and women, bearing the gifts and graces with which God has endowed them for the building up of the Church. The Uniting Church is governed by a series of inter-related councils, each of which has its tasks and responsibilities in relation both to the Church and the world.
This is expressed through:
The Presbytery meeting on 18 August 2018 received reports from its two delegates to the 15th Assembly of the Uniting Church in Australia - one of those reports is here.