AGM 2021

by Alison Dunn

Participate Australia 2021 AGM

Participate Australia’s 2021 AGM will be held on Wednesday, October 20th from 6.00pm. 

Due to ongoing restrictions on large gatherings during the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 AGM
will be conducted as a virtual meeting as allowed under the modified Corporations Act and the
Participate Australia Constitution. The meeting will be conducted using ZOOM technology that allows remote participation.

PLEASE REGISTER IF YOU WISH TO ATTEND BY ZOOM – and ZOOM meeting details will be sent to you.

Register by email:

Members attending the meeting will be given reasonable opportunity to participate in the
meeting equivalent to the opportunity members would have had if they had been able to attend
the meeting in person, including the opportunity to:

  1. ask questions;
  2. make comments; and
  3. vote.

Members will be able to ask questions, make comments and vote on resolutions during the
meeting in one of four ways:

  1. by email during the meeting:;
  2. using the ZOOM chat function;
  3. by text message or phone on a dedicated number 0421774 708; or
  4. by audio participation in real time, in person or via ZOOM technology.

Questions can be also submitted in advance using the Questions in Advance form attached to
this Notice of Meeting.

Voting will be by poll during the meeting.

Formal Proceedings

The formal proceedings of the Annual General Meeting, as required under the Corporations Act
2001, ensure that the Financial Statements are presented. The agenda for the meeting sets out
the business of the meeting and is attached to this Notice of Meeting.

Under provisions in the constitution, Directors of Participate Australia Limited are elected for
terms of three (3) years (per the Constitution). The current Directors were elected at the 2019
Annual General Meeting and elections are therefore not due until the Annual General Meeting of

There is one (1) Special Resolution presented for Members’ consideration at this year’s Annual
General Meeting.

Under the terms of the Constitution of Participate Australia Limited, only full financial members of the Association may exercise a right to vote, either in person at the Annual General Meeting, via the online facilities using ZOOM technology, or by proxy, in the instance that you cannot attend the Annual General Meeting in person.

The Appointment of Proxy form for this purpose is included in the links below. Please note if you are appointing a proxy, the proxy form needs to be completed in full, signed and received by Participate Australia no less than 48 hours before the Annual General Meeting.

Please return the attached form to:
Either post to: PO Box 210, Croydon, NSW 2132
Or email to: AGM202
A copy of the 2020/21 Financial report is attached to this notice of meeting and the Annual
Report will be available for you at the Annual General Meeting.

2021 AGM Resources

Please see below links to download forms for Participate Australia’s 2021 AGM.

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