Annual General Meetings

Notice of Annual General Meeting

Notice is hereby given that the 2021 Annual General Meeting of the Company will be held via Go to Webinar on Saturday 15 May 2021 at 12.00 noon.

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Meeting business
In addition to general business, the meeting will consider proposed changes to the Constitution. The changes being proposed are to reflect the board's transition from a committee of management to a governance board and the addition of a second External Director, who may be the Member Director or another person with expertise needed by the board. It is also proposed that clause 9.4 'An Honorary Fellow is not eligible to be elected or appointed as a Director other than as an External Director in accordance with clause 41.' be removed.

The Constitution, including the proposed changes, is available below. The following special resolution will be proposed at the meeting:

That the Constitution tabled at the Annual General Meeting and initialed by the chair of the Annual General Meeting for the purposes of identification (a copy of which has been circulated to all Members) be adopted as the Constitution of the Company in place of the current Constitution, with effect from the close of the meeting.

A Member who is entitled to attend and vote at the Annual General Meeting may appoint another Member to attend and vote at the meeting as the Member’s proxy. A proxy may be appointed by returning the proxy form below to the Company by 5.00 pm AEST on Wednesday 12 May 2021.


  1. Presidents opening remarks
  2. Attendance
  3. Apologies
  4. Proxy instruments
  5. Confirmation of Minutes of Annual General Meeting 2020
  6. Business arising from the minutes
  7. Receive Annual Report
  8. Presidents report
  9. Finance Audit and Risk Committee report
  10. Chief Executive Officer's report
  11. Receive Financial Report for 2020
  12. Reappointment of Auditor for 2021
  13. Special resolution
  14. Notification of appointment of directors for 2021
  15. Date and time of next meeting
  16. Meeting closure

Supporting documents

  1. Agenda 2021 Annual General Meeting
  2. Proxy appointment form
  3. Minutes Annual General Meeting 2020
  4. Annual Report 2020
  5. Constitution (draft) April 2021