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Annual General Meeting 2023
Tuesday, 2 May 2023 @ 5.00 pm – 6.30 pm
)(Notice is hereby given of the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the History Council of New South Wales Incorporated to be held on:
Tuesday, 2 May 2023, 5:00 – 6:30 pm
via Zoom – registration is essential, via the button above.
Your opinion and input are important to us. All current financial members are invited to attend to hear reports on the past year, speak to items on the agenda, and ask questions. Meeting papers will be sent out to all members in advance.
All attendees at the AGM must be current financial members of the History Council of NSW on the date of the Annual General Meeting.
At this year’s AGM, elections will take place for the General Council, and voting will take place for a two year period from 2023-5. Elections for the Executive Committee will take place 4 weeks after the AGM, with the new General Council meeting to elect the President, Vice-President, Treasurer & Secretary.
Nominations have now closed: Monday 24 April 2023, 5pm
For more information about our current General Council and Executive Committee and Constitution, refer to the General Council Page.
Nominations for the General Council have now closed
(Closing date: Monday 24 April 2023, 5pm)
Special Resolution – Constitutional changes
Objects & Rules of the HCNSW 2018 (Constitution)
NSW Legislation – Associations Incorporation Regulation 2022
Summary of Changes in the Association Incorporation Regulation 2022
HCNSW Special Resolution_Constitutional Change_2023-For voting
Frequently asked questions
How do I register to attend, and when will I get a Zoom link sent to me?
Members have been emailed a meeting notice for the AGM, which contains a registration link. Registrations can also be made via the button above.
Once registered, you will be sent the Zoom link. Any quesitons/concerns about this, email us – but don’t leave it until the last minute, as the team will be very busy.
Only members are eligible to attend the meeting, and there are no Proxies allowed.
Are Proxy votes allowed at the AGM?
Under the Constitution, Proxy votes are now allowed.
How do I get AGM papers?
All members can access the AGM papers 3 weeks in advance of the meeting date via this webpage.
What rules guide the running of the organisation?
The HCNSW is guided by its Rules and Objectives (Constitution). It is a registered association and charity and has reporting responsibilities to the Dept of Fair Trading and the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profit Commission (ACNC).
Where can I find past business reports about the HCNSW?
There are several sources of information about the HCNSW operations:
- ACNC site (search for History Council of NSW, Inc, if the link doesn’t work) – this gives historic data, with the latest report being dated 30 June in the previous year
- Annual Reports, accessible on the General Council webpage
- The 2022 Annual Report will be uploaded to this webpage prior to the AGM, and will also be uploaded to the General Council webpage after the AGM, if approved by the members.
What information is available about current Councillors and meeting dates?
A list of current HCNSW Councillors and meeting dates can be found on the Council webpage.