The 2023 Annual General Meeting of the Australian Rangeland Society will be held on:

Wednesday 24th May 2023

at 6 pm (QLD time)

by Zoom & in-person at the Dept of Agriculture & Fisheries Qld Offices, 1-5 Prior St, Charters Towers, Qld 4820


Bob Shepherd is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Australian Rangeland Society Council Annual General  Meeting

Time: May 24, 2023 06:00 PM Brisbane

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Meeting agenda

  1. Open Meeting
  2. Present
  3. Apologies
  4. Minutes of the 2022 Annual General Meeting
  5. Receive the President’s report
  6. Receive the Financial Report
  7. Motions on notice*
  8. Election of Council members**
  9. General business pertaining to the AGM
  10. Meeting close

NB: Attendance at the 2023 AGM will be by phone or on-line.


*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 Secretary Bob Shepherd by 15th April 2023


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 & Co be appointed as The ARS auditors for 2022.”


**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.

There is currently one (1) vacancy on Council, plus four (4) members are completing their 2nd four year term at the 2023 AGM.

Therefore at the 2023 AGM nominations are invited for five (5) council positions each for a four (4) year term.


For the 2023 AGM the name is shown with an expression of their intention to nominate.

Secretary Bob Shepherd – continuing member
General Council Members Matthew Fletcher – continuing member
Pieter Conradie – continuing member


Nominations for Council

Nominations are required to fill the five (5) vacant Council positions of President, Finance and Audit Officer, Membership Officer and General Council Member. Please submit nominations (including position) by Monday 10thApril 2023 to:-

The Secretary

Australian Rangeland Society


Further information about the responsibilities of the various Council roles can be found in the ARS Council Role Statements document.  Nomination forms for vacant positions can be downloaded here.