The Landcare Tasmania Annual General Meeting will be held on Friday 20th November at 4:30 pm in Hobart.
Chapel Room, New Sydney Hotel
87 Bathurst St, Hobart.
The AGM is an important opportunity for members to become informed of key activities for the last financial year, ask questions, and to have their say in approving reports and electing the people who will have carriage of the organisation over the coming year.
The meeting will be held face to face in Hobart, and members can also register to attend online. Details of the venue and a Zoom link will be sent out closer to the time.
Financial members of Landcare Tasmania are invited to attend. One member of each Landcare Tasmania member group is eligible to vote at the AGM. Individual members and members of groups can also attend.
All people wishing to attend the event, either in person or via teleconference, will need to register. Further details will be provided closer to the event.
Purpose of the meeting
The purpose of the meeting is to transact the business of the Annual General Meeting as specified in the Constitution. No other business can be conducted.
Some of the business of the AGM has specified deadlines, which members are hereby given notice of.
Nominations to the Members Council
Landcare Tasmania has a Members Council of 15, to ensure the views and interests of our members are reflected in our operations. This year 7 of the Members Council positions become vacant. Existing Councillors can nominate for re-election, and any member can also nominate for election. For more information see:
Nominations MUST be received by 4.30pm on Friday 13 November to be eligible. Nominations prior to this date are encouraged, as eligibility needs to be checked.
Special Business - now closed
Members can submit motions of Special Business to be put to the AGM, but only if they are received by the Board at least 21 days before the AGM, i.e. by 4.30pm on Friday 30 October.
The other business to be transacted at the AGM will include:
- report from the Chair;
- presentation of audited financial statements;
- ratification of Board appointments to fill casual vacancies;
- ratification of Members Council appointments to fill casual vacancies; and
- appointment of auditor.
The full agenda for the meeting will be circulated to registered attendees.
AGMs can have a bit of formality about them, but they are also a great opportunity to meet and catch up with Landcare Tas staff, our Board and Members Council, and other Landcarers.
Members attending are invited to stay for drinks and nibbles after the AGM.