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Special General Meeting

Tuesday 3 July 2018 9:00am

Teleconference

Meeting chair

Greg McNamara

Minutes status

Accepted 28/11/2018
Attachment Size
Signed minutes of special general meeting 305.95 KB

Agenda items

Special resolution to become a company

The special general meeting was convened to consider the following special resolution:

The members resolve that:

1.Organic Industries of Australia, an association incorporated in NSW, transfer its registration to be a company limited by guarantee (Corporations Act 2001);

2.the new name for registration will be Organic Industries of Australia Ltd; and

3.the attached draft constitution shall be adopted as the constitution for Organic Industries of Australia Ltd.

Motion

The members resolve that:

1.Organic Industries of Australia, an association incorporated in NSW, transfer its registration to be a company limited by guarantee (Corporations Act 2001)

Motion proposed
Dalene Wray
Motion seconded
Mark Anderson
Resolved
Motion carried
Motion

The members resolve that:

2.the new name for registration will be Organic Industries of Australia Ltd

Motion proposed
Mark Anderson
Motion seconded
Chris McLoughlin
Resolved
Motion carried
Motion

That schedule 1 of the draft constitution be amended to include the following fee structure:

  Gross annual
business turnover
Full members Associates
Small business <$1m $250 $250
Medium business <$10m $250 $250
Large business >$10m $250 $250

 

Discussion

Members discussed the membership fee structure and resolved to amend the draft constitution Schedule 1 - Membership By-laws prior to the draft constitution being adopted.

Motion proposed
Anni Brownjohn
Motion seconded
Sam Statham
Resolved
Motion carried
Motion

The members resolve that:

3.the draft constitution (as amended) shall be adopted as the constitution for Organic Industries of Australia Ltd

Motion proposed
Peter Longhurst
Motion seconded
Sam Statham
Resolved
Motion carried

Registration of company

The Chair congratulated the Board in the foundation of the Ltd.

Motion

That Policy Partners is authorised to undertake the necessary steps to register the transfer of registration from a NSW association to a company limited by guarantee.

Motion proposed
Dalene Wray
Motion seconded
Anni Brownjohn
Resolved
Motion carried

Attended - Full Members (eligible to vote)

Member
Greg McNamara, Chair
Anni Brownjohn
Sam Statham
Peter Longhurst
Mark Anderson
Susan Shelton
Dalene Wray

Attended - Others

Representative Reason for attending
Tony Webster Consultant, Policy Partners