The 2018 Annual General Meeting of the Australian Rangeland Society will be held on:

 Wednesday 30th May 2018

at 5 pm (QLD time)

at 135 Wren Street, Longreach, Queensland, 4070


by teleconference (details available from the Secretary)


The agenda will include:

  1. Open Meeting
  2. Apologies
    1. Minutes of the 2017 Annual General Meeting
    2. Receive the President’s report
    3. Receive the Financial Reports
    4. Elections for office bearers of the Society*
    5. Motions on notice**
    6. General business

The AGM will be followed by light refreshments.  Please let President David Phelps know if you will be attending in person (07) 4650-1244  .


*Elections for office bearers of the Society
Section 16 of the Articles of Association of the Society provide for elections in each alternate year beginning in 1983 commencing at the end of the next Annual General Meeting. Positions are held for four years and Members of Council may not serve more than two four-year terms (eight consecutive years) on Council.  The Officers of the Society are President, Finance and Audit Officer and Secretary. Up to five General Council Members complete the eight-member Council.  However for the 2018 AGM no members are completing their 8th term, therefore there are no council vacancies.

For the 2018 AGM the name is shown with an expression of their intention to nominate.

President                                                            David Phelps – continuing Member – has re-nominated as

                                                                                                               President (has completed one four-year term)

Secretary                                                            Bob Shepherd – (has completed only one year)

Finance and Audit Officer                        Don Burnside – continuing member

General Council Members                       Andrew Ash – continuing member

Cathy Waters – continuing member

Dionne Walsh – continuing member

Angus Whyte – continuing member

Megan Munchenberg – continuing member

Any financial member of the ARS wishing to nominate for these positions must ensure their nomination form is lodged with the President by 2nd May 2018 .  Nomination forms are available from the website


**Motions on notice are set out in this notice.
Any financial member wishing to place a motion on notice before the Annual General Meeting must ensure that the signed motion is lodged with the President by 2nd May 2018 .

Motions on Notice

Motion 1

Solvency resolution

“That the Directors have reason to believe that the Australian Rangeland Society Ltd will be able to pay its debts as and when they become due and payable.”

Motion 2

Appointment of Auditors

“That Lee Green Strategic Accountants be appointed as The ARS auditors for 2018.”