Notice of Special General Meeting

of the

Geelong Chamber Music Society Inc.

Incorporated in Victoria No A0052143A

to be held on

Thursday 10 November 7.30pm


353 Shannon Avenue, Newtown 3220

All members are invited to attend a Special General Meeting to vote on the following proposed special resolution to amend the Rules adopted under the Associations Incorporation Reform Act 2012.




Section 2 - Purposes

Delete the following: ‘To assist young Victorian elite musicians to achieve their career goals by providing performance opportunities and financial support’

The line is not to be replaced.




Section 13 (1) and (2) is to read:

(1) At each annual general meeting, the Association must determine the amount of the membership subscription for the year commencing on 1st January following the Annual General Meeting. 

(2) The annual membership subscription shall be payable by 1st January in the membership year.



Under Section 30:

A member may appoint another member as his or her proxy to vote and speak on his or her behalf at a general meeting other than at a disciplinary appeal meeting. 

(2) The appointment of a proxy must be in writing and signed by the member making the appointment.

(3) The member appointing the proxy may give specific directions in writing as to how the proxy is to vote on his or her behalf, otherwise the proxy may vote on behalf of the member in any matter as he or she sees fit.

(4) If the committee has approved a form for the appointment of a proxy, the member may use any other form that clearly identifies the person appointed as the member's proxy and that has been signed by the member. 

(5) Notice of a general meeting given to a member under rule 29 must- (a) state that the member may appoint another member as a proxy for the meeting; and (b) include a copy of any form that the committee has approved for the appointment of a proxy.

(6) A form appointing a proxy must be given to a member of the committee no later than 24 hours before the commencement of the meeting and handed to the Chairperson at the commencement of the meeting.

(7) A form appointing a proxy sent by post or electronically is of no effect unless it is received by the Association no later than 24 hours before the commencement of the meeting.

Proxy form download here: