[ASC-list] Notice of ASC National AGM - Tue 27 Nov, Brisbane, Queensland

Sarah Lau SLau at chemcentre.wa.gov.au
Mon Nov 5 15:46:38 UTC 2012

Further to the previous notice via email, the official notice of the ASC AGM 2012 and the relevant papers, including minutes from the 2011 meeting, agenda for 2012 and the proposed Constitutional amendment are available on the ASC website: http://wp.me/p1Zzkn-emj.

Please note that any nominations for President must be received by Tuesday 20 November 2012. These must have the agreement of the person being nominated. This role will change significantly with the introduction of the General Manager position, and therefore we encourage any members who may be interested to discuss the role further with a member of the National Executive.

Please also note proxies must be received by Tuesday 27 November. These may go to any ASC member as a proxy holder, however, the proxy holder must agree, the proxy must be indicated in writing (email is sufficient) and the National Secretary must still be notified of the proxy. Alternatively, members are welcome to email their proxy to Sarah Lau, National Secretary via slau at chemcentre.wa.gov.au.

Sarah Lau
slau at chemcentre.wa.gov.au

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Subject: [ASC-list] Notice of ASC National AGM - Tue 27 Nov, Brisbane,Queensland
This is the official notice of the Australian Science Communicators'
Annual General Meeting, to be held in Brisbane, Queensland, on 27
November 2012. 


The AGM is being hosted by the ASC Queensland Branch. The AGM will be
followed by a Science Trivia Night,  hosted by compere extraordinaire
and science all-rounder David Ellyard. 


What: Science Trivia Night and National AGM

When: Tuesday 27 November, AGM will run from 6-7pm. Trivia will kick off
at 7.30pm

Where: Ship Inn, Southbank

Bookings:  Please book your tickets at


ASC members: free (Only currently financial ASC members are eligible to
attend the AGM)

Non-members: $10 (Quiz Night only)

Non-member students: $5 (Quiz Night only)


Registration: http://brisciquiz2012.eventbrite.com.au


The ASC AGM will run from 6.00-7:15pm and is open to ASC voting members
only. The quiz night for all registered participants will begin at
7:30pm sharp in the upstairs function room. Seats are limited so
registration is essential. 


The seating is 8 people per table. To confirm the members of your table,
please email seqasc at gmail.com <mailto:seqasc at gmail.com> .


The AGM is an opportunity for members to hear about the year's events at
the national level, and also to have their say about what should happen
in the year to come. It also includes reports from the President and


Members also have the chance to elect a new National President. Proposed
agenda items, notices of motion and presidential nominations must be
received by Tuesday 20 November 2012 and can be sent to Sarah Lau,
National Secretary (slau at chemcentre.wa.gov.au).


Note that notices of motion require a proposer and a seconder, and
nominations for President need to be agreed by the nominee.


Members unable to attend the AGM in person are able to give proxies to
other members attending the meeting, or alternatively, send them to
Sarah Lau, National Secretary (slau at chemcentre.wa.gov.au) before 5.00pm
AEDST on Tuesday 27 November 2012. Please indicate in your email any
voting instructions you wish to convey.


Below is the agenda for the AGM. Minutes from the previous AGM (2011)
and the full wording of the proposed Constitutional amendment will be
circulated shortly.



Australian Science Communicators 

Annual General Meeting 




Date:                      27 November 2012                   Start
time:    6pm (EST)



Venue:                   Ship Inn, cnr Stanley and Sidon Sts, Southbank
Parklands Brisbane, Qld 


Items for Discussion 

1. Confirmation of members attending, apologies 

2. Notification of proxies 

3. Minutes of 2011 AGM 

4. President's report 

5. Treasurer's report 

a)        presentation of statement of accounts 

b)        determination of annual membership fee 

c)        determination of capitation to be returned to branches 

d)       determination of honoraria 

e)        appointment of auditor 

f)         appointment of public officer 

g)        preview of 2012 budget

6. Election of 2012 ASC President 

7. Motion to amend the Constitution - corporate membership

8. Discussion of draft Professional Code of Ethics

9. Announcement of Unsung Hero of Australian Science Communication

10. Any other business 


Sarah Lau [slau at chemcentre.wa.gov.au]

Media and Communications Coordinator


Post: PO Box 1250, Bentley Delivery Centre WA 6983

Location: Cnr Manning Road and Townsing Dr, BENTLEY WA 6102

T +61 8 9422 9823

F +61 8 9422 9801

M +61 414 507 739

www.chemcentre.wa.gov.au <http://www.chemcentre.wa.gov.au> 


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