Highlands Christian College is part of Christian Outreach Centre, trading as International Network of Churches, which is incorporated by Letters Patent under the Religious, Educational and Charitable Institutions Act (Queensland).

The overall control and management of Christian Outreach Centre trading as International Network of Churches is by the National Executive consisting of the National Chairman, the Deputy Chairman, the Secretary and Advisory Pastors. The National Executive is the Governing Body of the College.

The College is a member of Associated Christian Schools and the Association of Independent Schools of Queensland.