AUSTRALIAN PUBLIC ACCESS NETWORK ASSOCIATION
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING FOR 1995
APANA's Annual General Meeting for 1995 was held at 1:20pm on Saturday
the 7th of October at the Disability Information and Resource Centre,
195 Gilles Street, Adelaide.
The Meeting was chaired by the President of APANA, Shane Alderton, and
these minutes were taken by the outgoing Secretary, Geoffrey Newman.
- Members Present:
- From the ACT:
- Tony Galliford
- Paul McConnell
- Gavan Murphy
- Mark Purcell
- From Brisbane:
- Reagan Blundell
- Brent Paddon (Management Committee Member)
- From Melbourne:
- Paul Fyfe
- T. K. Kang
- David Keegel
- Gavan McCormack
- Edwin Parsons
- James Ray
- Terry Wood
- From the NT:
- Gail Lidden (Treasurer)
- Robert Nagy
- From South Australia:
- Dorian Barnett
- Matthew Brady
- Ivan Brawley
- Peter Brockbank
- Mike Bruins
- Daryl Collins
- Adrian Corston
- James Fisk
- Steve Fraser
- Leigh Hart (Management Committee Member)
- John Heij
- Dieter Jansen
- Mariusz Kaminski
- John Lindsay
- Mark Lorenz
- Jamie Lovick
- Peter Matthews
- Brad McMahon
- Mark Newton (Management Committee Member)
- James Pickering
- Simon Roberts
- Greg Robinson
- Chris Saunderson
- Terry Smith
- Mike Talbot-Wilson
- Matthew Thom
- Philip Thornton
- Dave Wallace
- Berndt Wulf
- From Sydney:
- Shane Alderton (President)
- Matthew Geier
- Geoffrey Newman (Secretary)
- Tim Noonan
- Lino Fusco
- Tully Norman
- Phil Stubbs
- Adam Frey
- Nick Langmaid
- Proxy Votes:
- Torquil Gault, John Holman, Richard Jenkins, Andrew Humphrey,
Gursel Tuna, Dave Keller, Greg Patten, Adam Frey, Sean McNamara,
James Fisk, Matthew Jackson, Bob Chambers, Robert Jukic,
Doug Woodgate, Manfred Hanley, Robin Buckley, Ivan Cribb,
Adrian Lyons, James Morris
The minutes of the Annual General Meeting and the Special General
Meeting held in Sydney on the 22nd of October, 1994, were approved
by the meeting.
The Treasurer, Gail Lidden, presented a report on the transactions
of APANA during the preceding financial year.
Among the points made were:
a call for greater financial responsibility from the regions,
particularly in regard to the procedures followed by regional
committees in drawing on the region's funds.
a recommendation that APANA's accounts be independently audited
each year, even though it appears that it is not required by law.
The Treasurer estimated that the cost would be in the order of
$1000-$2000 per year.
Election of Officers
Shane Alderton, being the only nominee for the position of
President of APANA, was elected under rule 38(3).
Adam Frey, being the only nominee for the position of Secretary of
APANA, was elected under rule 38(3).
Gail Lidden, being the only nominee for the position of Treasurer
of APANA, was elected under rule 38(3).
Shane Alderton moved a motion of thanks, approved by the meeting,
to Geoffrey Newman for his work as Secretary over the previous
The meeting approved the annual report submitted by APANA in
accordance with section 30(3) of the Associations
Incorporation Act 1981 (Vic).
The meeting considered whether Andrew Herbert's role in the
establishment and development of APANA should be recognised by
granting him honorary ordinary membership.
David Keegel spoke briefly on Andrew Herbert's behalf.
The resolution was passed.
In accordance with the rules, no other business was transacted at the
The meeting concluded at approximately 2:10pm
Please address any questions or corrections of these minutes to
the Management Committee.
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