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WIA AGM to be held in May

Date : 01 / 02 / 2023
Author : Peter Clee - VK8ZZ



1. To receive and consider the Annual Financial Statements, Directors Report and Independent Auditors report for the year ended 31 December 2022

2. To confirm the results of the election of Directors

3. To consider a Special Resolution to amend a typographical error in the Constitution of the Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA). This typographical error was picked up at the Annual General Meeting held in May 2022. The amendment to be as follows:-

That this meeting amends Clause 5.4 (e) of the constitution of the WIA that

currently says

“(e) is expelled under clause 5.6; or”

To read

“(e) is expelled under clause 5.7; or”

4. To transact any other business that may be brought before the meeting in accordance with the Institute’s Constitution

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of The Wireless Institute of Australia will be held on Saturday 13th May 2023 at 10.30am Australian Eastern Standard Time.

The Annual General Meeting will be a Hybrid event conducted both in person and by video conference and able to be viewed on an internet streaming platform.

The venue for the Annual General Meeting is yet to be finalised but is proposed to be held in Canberra ACT.

By Order of the Board
Peter Clee VK8ZZ
Secretary of the Wireless Institute of Australia
21st January 2023


A member is entitled to appoint one proxy only who must be another Member, and that proxy is entitled to vote on a show of hands or on a poll. The Instrument of Proxy is downloadable from the WIA web site (Information about the WIA), or upon written request to the National Office.

While non-members of The Wireless Institute of Australia are welcome to register to attend the Annual General Meeting and Open Forum, only members are entitled to vote. Members must be financial to register to join the meeting either in person or by video conferencing facilities.

Members and non-members must register in order to receive the streaming information to watch the internet streaming.

Section 250S of the Corporations Act provides that the chair of an AGM must allow reasonable opportunity for the members as a whole at the meeting to ask questions about or make comments on the management of the company.


Immediately following the Annual General Meeting an Open Forum will be conducted. An additional detailed report will be submitted on behalf of the Board, and the Institute’s co-ordinators and those responsible for particular aspects of the Institutes activities will be asked to submit a written report which will be available for those attending the forum. Any major issues affecting each area of responsibility will be identified and the author of each report who is present will be given the opportunity to briefly comment.

Members are encouraged to discuss any matter arising from any of the reports, and to raise any other matter affecting Amateur Radio or the Institute. This format will avoid any restriction arising from the requirement to give notice of business to be formally raised at the AGM.

Related Files

Constitution as amended May 2018
WIA Constitution - as amended May 2018.pdf

Constitution as proposed May 2023
WIA Constitution - as proposed May 2023.pdf

Page Last Updated: Thursday, 09 Mar 2023 at 12:31 hours by Peter Clee


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