AISA EGM 2013 October

 
In October 2013 AISA held an EGM to consider a proposal to convert AISA into a public complany limited by gaurantee and bound by a new constitution.

At this meeting the resolutions below were tabled and all received unanimous support from those in attendance.

Complete details of the organisational and constitutional change are available here.

Meeting Minutes - download here (members only, must be logged in)

 

Time and place of the meeting


Notice is hereby given that a general meeting of the members of the Australian Information Security Association Inc (AISA) will be held at your local branch on Thursday October 3rd 2013 commencing at 5:30pm (EST), local branch venues are provided below, please follow the respective link to RSVP for your local meeting.  All branches will join a national teleconference call.

  • Adelaide: CQR's - 196 Fullarton Road, Dulwich (4:45pm for 5:00pm to 6:00pm local time)
  • Brisbane: Business Aspect, 588 Boundary Street, Spring Hill, Brisbane (5:15pm for 5:30pm to 6:30pm local time)
  • Canberra: EMC, Level 6, 121 Marcus Clarke St, Canberra (5:15pm for 5:30pm to 6:30pm local time)
  • Melbourne: ANZ - 833 Collins Street, Melbourne (5:15pm for 5:30pm to 6:30pm local time)
  • Perth: Amcom, Level 2, 40 St George's Terrace, Perth (3:15pm for 3:30pm to 4:30pm local time)
  • Sydney: Westpac, 60 Martin Place, Sydney (5:15pm for 5:30pm to 6:30pm local time).
The meeting is being held to consider and approve a number of resolutions relating to AISA's conversion to a public company limited by guarantee.  Please arrive at least 15 minutes early to assist with registration.

Background


It is proposed that AISA convert from an incorporated association into a public company limited by guarantee (the New Company).

Section 78(2) of the Associations Incorporation Act 2009 (NSW) (the Act) requires that the members of AISA hold a meeting and pass a special resolution authorising the conversion from an incorporated association into a public company limited by guarantee.

It is proposed that, upon the conversion of AISA into a public company limited by guarantee, the New Company will be bound by the constitution linked here (New Constitution).

Resolutions


It is proposed that the meeting consider, and if thought fit, pass the following resolutions:

Conversion to public company limited by guarantee
Resolved as a special resolution that AISA be converted from an incorporated association to a public company limited by guarantee and accordingly that AISA lodge with the NSW Department of Fair Trading and with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission the respective applications and all associated materials required to change entity type

Adoption of Constitution on conversion
Resolved as a special resolution that, on conversion of the Association to a public company limited by guarantee, the New Company adopt the constitution provided here to the notice calling the meeting in full replacement of AISA's current rules of association.

Deregistration as an incorporated association with NSW Fair Trading
Resolved as a special resolution that AISA lodge with the NSW Department of Fair Trading the respective applications and all associated materials required to have AISA removed from the register of NSW incorporated associations.

Authorisations


Resolved as a special resolution that each officer of the Association be severally authorised to do all things necessary, expedient or desirable in connection with, or to give effect to the transactions contemplated by these resolutions, including entering into any documents or lodging any form or document required to be lodged with the Australian Investments and Securities commission or the NSW Department of Fair Trading.

Proxy


Members who can not attend at any scheduled location are able to assign their vote to a proxy. A proxy is a financial member who attends the meeting.

The proxy form is available for download here.

To assign your proxy vote, please complete this form and email it to secretary@aisa.org.au. Your email address as recorded on the AISA Member Register will be regarded as your signature, therefore you should ensure you use your registered email address.

Your proxy must be received by 5:30pm EST on Wednesday October 2nd.

You need to be an AISA member in good standing, who has agreed to abide by our Code of Ethics and paid all Membership Fees due, in order to participate in the General Meeting.

  

September 10th 2013

By order of the board