Annual General Meeting Details

Notice is hereby given to Members that the 11th Annual General Meeting of Bendigo Newcomers Incorporated (Reg No: A0047140V) will be held on Tuesday, 20 September 2016, in The Upstairs Function Room at The Bridge Hotel, 49 Bridge Street , Bendigo. Commencing at 6.30pm.

Voters’ Rights

Only financial members are eligible to vote at the Annual General Meeting. To vote at the AGM on 20 September 2016, either in person or by proxy, please ensure that you are a current financial member.

Nominations for Executive Officers and Ordinary Members of the Committee

We would be most keen to hear from anyone interested in becoming a member on the new Committee of Management, or who is seeking further information prior to nominating for a Committee of Management position.  Additional Committee Nomination forms are Downloadable above.  Committee Position Descriptions are available for your information from The Secretary, Bendigo Newcomers Inc.

If you would like to be a member of the Bendigo Newcomers committee, please fill in a Nomination form and return it to: The Secretary, Bendigo Newcomers Incorporated, PO Box 493, Bendigo, 3552.

All nominations for Committee positions must be received by close of business Tuesday, 13th September, 2016.

Management Committee Function and Roles of Members

Committee’s Function

The elected Committee is responsible for the management of Bendigo Newcomers Inc.

Eligibility for Election

To be eligible for election, the nominee shall be a financial member of Bendigo Newcomers Inc.

Committee Members

The Committee of Management of Bendigo Newcomers Inc shall consist of the Executive Officers being a President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer, along with ordinary members, (if any), elected under rule 53 of the Association’s rules.


  1. Apologies.
  2. Confirmation of minutes of previous Annual General Meeting.
  3. Business arising from last Annual General Meeting.
  4. General Business.
    Motions, (if any), received in writing to the Secretary, Bendigo Newcomers Inc.
  5. President’s Report.
  6. Financial Statements and Reports.
    Presentation and consideration of the certified financial statements of Bendigo Newcomers Inc for the year ended 30th June, 2016.
  7. Election of the Executive Officers and Ordinary Members of the Committee.
    Committee Members will take office from 20th September 2016, until the date of the next Annual General Meeting to be held in 2017.
  8. Date of next committee meeting – (To be decided by incoming committee).
  9. Closure of meeting.