AGM 2022

Participate Australia 2022 AGM

Participate Australia’s 2022 AGM will be held on Wednesday, October 26th from 5.30pm. 

Due to ongoing concerns regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2022 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 Microsoft Teams (Teams) technology that allows remote participation.

PLEASE REGISTER IF YOU WISH TO ATTEND BY TEAMS– and Teams 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 by:

  1.  aising their hand either on screen or their virtual hand;
  2. using the Teams chat function; or
  3. by audio participation in real time, in person or via Teams technology.

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). Therefore, other than Mereline MurimwaRarami, who was re-elected at last year’s AGM (after being originally elected at a general meeting earlier in the year), all remaining Directors need to stand for re-election this year. They (see below) were all re-elected in 2019 and need to considered for re-election at the 2022 AGM.

Glenn Ball

Shaun Palmer

Warren Dawes

Darren Dick

Penny Gerstle

Genny Haines

Sandra Casinader

There are Special Resolutions presented for Members’ consideration at this year’s Annual General Meeting. Please see details attached in the AGM Agenda.

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 Teams 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 PO Box 210, Croydon, NSW 2132.

A copy of the 2021/22 Financial report is attached to this notice of meeting and the Annual
Report will be available for you at the Annual General Meeting.

2022 AGM Resources

Please see below links to download forms for Participate Australia’s 2022 AGM.