Special General Meeting (SGM)

5:30pm Tuesday, 18 April 2023
6:30pm Tuesday, 18 April 2023
Meeting
Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House     
18 King George Terrace
Parkes , Australian Capital Territory 2600
Australia

 

The National Council of the Australian Museums and Galleries Association invites members to attend a Special General Meeting (SGM).

 Date:  18 April 2023               

Time:   5:30 pm            

Venue:  Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House            

Purpose: The purpose of the meeting is to vote on changing the Association's Financial Year and the vote on permitting online participation and voting at all meetings of the Association.

Agenda for the SGM

  • Report from the President and National Director on recent activities
  • Proposed resolutions as per below
  • Any other business

Agenda Item 2: Resolutions of the National Council of Museums Australia Incorporated for the purposes of section 33 of the Associations Incorporation Act 1991

  • Motion 1: In accordance with section 33 of the Associations Incorporation Act 1991 (ACT) the Association alters its rules to change its financial year to commence on 1 July and end on 30 June.
  • Motion 2: In accordance with section 33 of the Associations Incorporation Act 1991 the Association alters its rules to include online participation and voting at meetings, including the Council Meeting, Annual General Meetings, and General Meetings.

 

More Information:
 
Click here for background information on the proposal.


Click here for detail of all constitutional amendments relating to the proposed motions 


Click here for a copy of AMaGA’s current Constitution
 
 
Voting
 
Under section 34 of the Constitution members have one vote, in person or by proxy, if:

  • Their membership is current, with no monies owing
  • They are an individual member, the designated representative of an organisation member or an honorary life member

 
Proxy
 
For members who cannot attend the meeting but still wish to vote, a Proxy Form with instructions is available. If you have any trouble accessing the proxy form, please email: michelle.fracaro@amaga.org.au
 
DOWNLOAD THE PROXY FORM
 
All qualifying members have the right to appoint a proxy. The proxy must:
 

  • Be eligible to vote (see above)
  • The proxy holder holds no more than 5 proxies
  • The proxy holder attends the Special General Meeting

 
Proxy forms may be handed to the Secretary, Craig Middleton, no later than COB Friday 14 April, or can be sent by email to Michelle.fracaro@amaga.org.au  by close of business date.
 

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