2020 Election of Directors

Nominations are called for from members for election of three (3) Directors of the Canberra Southern Cross Club ACN 008 488 855 (“the Club”).

Nominations open Monday, 29 June 2020 and will close at 5.00pm on Monday, 13 July 2020 and if required followed by a draw for positions on the Ballot Paper which will be conducted in the Woden Club by the Returning Officer.

Nomination forms are available from the Company Secretary, Ian Mackay, at the Woden Club.

Members’ attention is invited to the following relevant extract of the Constitution of Canberra Southern Cross Club Limited relating to the nomination process:

Article 12.1: “The Directors of the Club shall be:

(a) 9 in number; and
(b) Ordinary Members for a period of at least 30 consecutive months, Contributing Life Members for a period of at least 30 consecutive months or Honorary Life Members and shall be elected as provided by article 13.”

Article 13.1: “The election of Directors of the Club shall take place in the following manner:

(a) A nomination must:
(i) be made on a form prescribed by the Directors;
(ii) signed by at least two members, who have an unqualified entitlement to vote; and
(iii) bear the written consent of the nominee;

(b) the Directors must appoint a Returning Officer and two scrutineers who must not be candidates for election.

(c) the Returning Officer must determine the dates and times within which nomination forms shall be in the hands of the Returning Officer;

(d) the Returning Officer must determine the dates and times within which nomination forms are to be provided to the Returning Officer;

(e) a candidate must be clear of all dues prior to the closing of nominations.

(f) Following close of nominations if the candidates duly nominated do not exceed the number of vacancies for election (being the number required to reach the maximum specified in article 12.1), they must be declared duly elected; but if the number so nominated exceeds the number of vacancies for election, then a ballot must be taken in accordance with article 13.2.

(g) Voting by proxy is not permitted under this article or article 13.2.

A full version of the Canberra Southern Cross Club Constitution can be sought by contacting the office of the Company Secretary on 6283 7210.

Ian Mackay
Company Secretary
29 June 2020