ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Members are advised that the AGM of this
Association will be held at 11am on Tuesday 24th July 2018 at
the City of Sydney RSL & Community Club, George Street, Sydney. Only
FULL members are eligible for election to office and only FULL
members are entitled to vote.
The Agenda will be 1. Opening and welcome by the
President 2. Apologies 3. Recent deaths 4. New member applications
5. Minutes of the AGM held on 25 July 2017 6. Business arising from
those minutes 7. Presidentís report 8. Secretaryís report 9.
Treasurerís report 10. Notice/s of motion 11. Election of officers
for ensuing year 12. Close of meeting
NOTICE/S OF MOTION None received at this time.
Model Rules for the Association 32.
1. On any question arising at a general meeting of
the Association a full member has one vote only.
2. All votes must be given personally or by proxy
but no member may hold more than 5 proxies.
3. In the case of vote at any general an equality
of votes on a question at a general meeting, the chairperson of the
meeting is entitled to exercise a second or casting vote.
4. A member or proxy is not entitled to vote at
any general meeting of the Association unless all money due and
payable by the member or proxy to the Association has been paid,
other than the amount of the annual subscription payable in respect
of the then current year.
33. APPOINTMENT OF PROXIES
1. Each member is entitled to appoint another
member as proxy by notice given to the Secretary no later than 24
hours before the time of the meeting in respect of which the proxy
2. The notice appointing the proxy is to be in the
form set out in Appendix 2 to these rules. (Proxy forms available
from Secretary on request)
15. ELECTION OF MEMBERS
1. Nominations of candidates for election as
office bearers of the Association or as ordinary members of the
(a) must be made in writing, signed by 2 members
of the Association and accompanied by the written consent of the
candidate (which may be endorsed on the form of the nomination), and
(b) must be delivered to the Secretary of the
Association at least 7 days before the date fixed for the holding of
the annual general meeting at which the election is to take place.
2. If insufficient nominations are received to
fill all vacancies are on the committee, the candidates nominated
are taken to be elected and further nominations are to be received
at the annual general meeting.
3. If insufficient further nominations are
received, any vacant positions remaining on the committee are taken
to be casual vacancies.
4. If the number of nominations received is equal
to the number of vacancies to be filled, the persons nominated are
taken to be elected.
5. If the number of nominations received exceeds
the number of vacancies to be filled, a ballot is to be held.
6. The ballot for the election of office bearers
and ordinary members of the committee is to be conducted at the
annual general meeting in such usual and proper manner as the
committee may direct.
The annual subscription from 1 July 2018 will be
$28.00 (Widow membership is $14.00) and is due on that date. For
those Members paying by Automatic Deduction from the Police Bank or
State Super the Annual Subscription will be $26.00 per Annum and
Widows paying by that means will pay 50% of that amount i.e.$13.00.
Your financial standing is endorsed on your RPA membership card. If
you have not been issued with an RPA membership card, you are
probably not financial. If in doubt, please contact the Secretary on
1300 581 713 or Email
If you pay your dues annually (as opposed to
having deductions automatically from your State Super superannuation
or from your Police Bank Account) you have another option. You may
electronically transfer your subscription directly to our account.
Our account is held at the Police Bank, BSB No. 815 000, Account No.
70483. If you are transferring from your own Police Bank account,
please add (the letter and number) S1 to our account number. Your
surname and initial should be added as the reference.
The Secretary would sincerely appreciate members
adopting either automatic deduction from Police Bank for the payment
of subscriptions as it would significantly reduce the workload.
Chasing up members for their subscriptions is a tiresome and costly
The annual mid-year luncheon will follow the AGM,
where you can enjoy the company of old colleagues and friends and
perhaps enjoy a beverage or two whilst consuming a delightful meal.
The luncheon will be held in the Restaurant on the
2nd Floor of the Club. It has been decided that attendees will order
and pay for a meal of their choice from the comprehensive menu
available. The Association intends to provide some beverages to
accompany the meal.