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NSW Branch Meeting

  • 23 Nov 2021
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth and Zoom
  • Notice of 2021 NSW Branch Meeting



    NOTICE IS GIVEN that the NSW Branch Meeting (NSW Branch Meeting) of members of the Association (Members) will be held as follows:



    Zoom and at Corrs Chambers Westgarth, Sydney


    Tuesday 23 November 202


    5:45 for a 6:00pm start

    Zoom Details:

    Zoom details will be circulated upon Branch members’ registration.


    All times referenced in this notice and notes following are in AEDT.


    To vote at the NSW Branch Meeting, you must have a current Branch membership (and not be an Associate Branch Member) by midnight 8 November 2021 and your membership rights must not be suspended for any reason.

    Registration: due to COVID restrictions, very limited seats are available to attend the physical AGM at Corrs Chambers Westgarth (Sydney). Accordingly, your registration will secure a Zoom attendance. Should you like to attend in-person please email your request to nsw@aala.org.au.  Preference will be given to those who are nominating to join the NSW Committee and/or have a particular need that requires physical attendance. 






    Acknowledgment of Country



    Appointment of Branch Meeting Chair by Ordinary Resolution



    Appointment of Branch Returning Officer by Ordinary Resolution



    Confirmation of Minutes of 2020 Branch Meeting by Ordinary Resolution

    Refer to Annexure A



    Acceptance of Branch President’s Report by Ordinary Resolution



    Acceptance of Branch Secretary’s Report by Ordinary Resolution



    Setting of the number of Ordinary Branch Committee Members by Ordinary Resolution



    Election of Branch Committee Members for 2021-2022

    Refer to Annexure B



    Ratification of Results of Election of 2021-2022 Branch Committee by Ordinary Resolution




    1.     Proxies


    A Member is entitled to appoint another Member to attend, speak and vote at the NSW] Branch Meeting, as the Member’s proxy, by completing a Proxy Form (Annexure B).


    Proxy Forms that are submitted to the Association electronically or by post must be received by the Association by 5:30pm on Monday 22 November 2021:


    ·       by email to:



    Proxy Forms that have been completed in hard copy must be received by the Branch Meeting Chair before 6:00pm on 23 November 2021. 


    Any Proxy Form that is not received in accordance with the above timeframes will not be valid for the NSW Branch Meeting.


    2.     Entitlement to Vote


    For the purposes of the NSW Branch Meeting, a person is entitled to vote if:

    ·       the person is a Branch Member of the Association (other than an Associate Branch Member);

    ·       more than 10 business days have passed since he or she became a Branch Member; and

    ·       the Branch Member’s membership rights are not suspended for any reason.


    If you have not yet paid your membership fees for the 2021-2022 financial year, you must do so by midnight 8 November 2021  If you do not pay your membership fees for the 2021-2022 financial year by this time, you will NOT be eligible to vote at the Branch Meeting. 


    3.     Inquiries


    General inquiries should be directed to David, Branch Secretary of the NSW Branch of the Association, by email to nsw@aala.org.au


    Inquiries about elections should be directed to Wai Kaey, Branch Returning Officer of the NSW Branch of the Association, by email to nsw@aala.org.au


    4.     Attachments:

  • ·       Annexure A – Minutes of the 2020 NSW Branch Meeting (to be circulated).

  • ·       Annexure B – Nomination Form for Officeholders and Ordinary Members of the NSW Branch Committee:  2021_Nomination_form_BRANCH - NSW (1).docx

  • ·       Annexure C – Proxy Form:  2021_Proxy_BRANCH - NSW (1).docx

A copy of the official NSW Notice can be accessed here: 2021_Notice_BRANCH - NSW.pdf

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