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Annual General Meeting

On behalf of the Australian Institute of Health & Safety, we invite you to attend the 2022 Annual General Meeting which will be held as an online event only.

Details of the webinar will be provided closer to the event.

Event Details:

Date: Thursday 15 September 2022

Venue: Online event only

Time: 5:00pm (AEST)

Cost: Complimentary

Registration: You may register for the Annual General Meeting here.

Zoom meeting link: Please click HERE from 4:45pm (AEST) on Thursday 15 September 2022.

If you would like to ask a question at any time during the proceedings, please enter your questions into the Live Q&A chat box.

For any enquiries prior to the AGM please email companysecretary@aihs.org.au

Formal Notice of Meeting

Notice is hereby given that the AIHS Annual General Meeting will take place on Thursday 15 September 2022 as an online event only, commencing at 5:00pm (AEST).

Agenda

1.         Opening & Chairperson’s Welcome

2.         Apologies

3.         Declaration of Proxies

4.         Declaration of Quorum

5.         Consideration and acceptance of minutes of previous meeting

Draft Minutes of the 2021 AGM are attached here.

6.         Presentation of Annual Report:

6.1       Chairperson’s report

No resolution is required to be considered by the Members under the Corporations Act or the Company’s Constitution.
However, Members will have an appropriate opportunity to ask questions on the Chair’s report.

6.2      Operations Report

From the Chief Executive

No resolution is required to be considered by the Members under the Corporations Act or the Company’s Constitution.
However, members will have an appropriate opportunity to ask questions on the CEO’s Operations report.

6.3      Consideration of Financial Report

Report from the Chair of the Finance, Risk, Audit, Performance and Compliance Committee including consideration of the Auditors Report for the year ended 30 June 2022.

No resolution is required to be considered by the Members under the Corporations Act or the Company’s Constitution.
However, Members will have an appropriate opportunity to ask questions on the financial statements.

7.         Declaration of Directors Election

The Directors completing their term in office (which is at the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting) are Mr Richard Coleman, Ms Rene van der Merwe, and Mr Cameron Montgomery.

Ms Rene van der Merwe and Mr Cameron Montgomery will be standing for re-election. A complete list of candidates up for nomination can be found below:

  • Rowena Lamond
  • Cameron Montgomery
  • Mike Powell
  • Dickon Thornton-Grimes
  • Rene van der Merwe
  • Chanelle McEnallay

As the number of nominations for a position on the Board of AIHS exceeded the number of positions available, the director vacancies will be filled by an election held in accordance with the Constitution.

To view the Director Candidate Statements, please click here.

8.         Appointment of Auditor for 2022/23

9.         Other Business: There is no other business

10.       Close of meeting

By order of the Board on 8 August 2022.

Liam O'Connor
Company Secretary

Safety Institute of Australia Ltd
(Trading as the Australian Institute of Health & Safety)

Voting for Directors

Voting for Directors by financial members opens at 00:00 hours (AEST), Monday 8 August 2022 and will close on Thursday 1 September at 17:00 hours (AEST).

Members are requested to download the following documents:

  1. Explanatory Notes: Director Nominee Statements
  2. 2022 AGM: Voting Instructions and How to Participate in the AGM.
  3. Direct Voting Form (for those members who do not wish to vote online).
  4. Electioneering Rules.

How to Place Your Vote

There are two ways to vote for an AIHS Board of Director - Candidate.

  1. ONLINE VOTING: You may submit your vote online using the AIHS online voting portal. To access this portal please click here.
    Please note: when accessing this portal, you will be required to confirm your Surname, Email address and Billing postcode as contained in your AIHS membership profile.
     
  2. DIRECT VOTING FORM: You may place your vote by downloading and completing the Direct Voting Form (above link). Please note: this form must be submitted to the AIHS national office in person or by post by 17:00 hours (5:00pm) (AEST) on Thursday 1 September 2022.

If you are unable to attend the AGM you may nominate a Proxy to attend in your stead by completing this form. Proxy forms are to be received by 5:00pm AEST on Wednesday 14 September 2022.

Candidate Interviews

Rowena Lamond

Cameron Montgomery

Mike Powell

Dickon Thornton-Grimes

Rene van der Merwe

Chanelle McEnallay

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Karen Zeffiro on (03) 8336 1995 or via email execassistant@aihs.org.au.