2021 Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of Electronic Frontiers Australia Inc. will be held on Saturday 13 November 2021 via teleconference at:

  • 15:00 AEDT (NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS)
  • 14:30 ACDT (SA)
  • 14:00 AEST (QLD)
  • 13:30 ACST (NT)
  • 12:00 AWST (WA)

Teleconference Information

The videoconference technology used will be Zoom.

Topic: EFA Annual General Meeting 2021

Time: Nov 13, 2021 03:00 PM Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney

Join Zoom Meeting: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/87120596533?pwd=a1ROQmZ4RDBwZXczOUx4RjM2MjFuQT09

Meeting ID: 871 2059 6533

Passcode: 593740

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        +61 7 3185 3730 Australia

        +61 8 6119 3900 Australia

        +61 8 7150 1149 Australia

        +61 2 8015 6011 Australia

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Covid-19 Restrictions

Due to ongoing Covid-19 pandemic restrictions, there will be no in-person meeting this year and the meeting will be held entirely online via Zoom.

Voting at the AGM is open to all EFA members, regardless of their membership type, who joined prior to the close of nominations for board (15:00 AEDT on 16 October 2021), and who are financial at the commencement of the AGM.

If you are unsure of your membership status, please email memberadmin[AT]efa.org.au.

If you are unable to attend the AGM, a proxy template is available below.

Meeting Agenda

The meeting will consider the following matters. 

  1. Minutes of 2020 AGM
  2. Annual Accounts
  3. Annual Report
  4. Appointment of Auditor
  5. Election of Board Members

The meeting is anticipated to run for no more than 1.5 hours.

Meeting Documents

Proxies

You are able to nominate a proxy for votes at the AGM.

The Rules of Incorporation state:

Rule 22 PROXIES

  1. A member shall be entitled to appoint in writing the chair of the meeting, or a natural person who is also a member of the Association, to be his / her proxy, and to attend and vote at any meeting of the Association.
  2. A member, other than the chair of the meeting, shall not be entitled to exercise more than ten (10) proxy votes upon any motion.

If a member has more than ten (10) proxies assigned to them, only the first ten received will be counted. Members may nominate the Chair to vote their proxy if their preferred proxy has already received the maximum ten proxies.

To nominate a proxy for voting, please send an email in the below format to the Secretary (secretary[at]efa.org.au) by 17:00 AEDT Friday 12 November 2021:

2021 EFA AGM Proxy Nomination

I, _________________, a current member of the EFA, nominate

_________________, to vote as my proxy in the 2021 AGM of the EFA.

(optional, delete if not required)

I authorise the Chair to vote as my proxy in the event that my above nominated proxy has already received the maximum ten (10) proxies permitted under Rule 22.2.

Board Election

There are five vacancies for the EFA board, as per Rule 10.

The following board members are not up for election and will be continuing to serve on the board:

  • Lyndsey Jackson
  • Rita McIlwraith
  • Justin Warren
  • Matt Watt
  • Kathryn Gledhill-Tucker

The following candidates were nominated for election to the board:

  • Vanessa Teague
  • Grant Orchard
  • Amy Patterson
  • Madeleine Roberts

As fewer nominations have been received than there are open positions, no election will be held.