New South Wales


ESA NSW Branch - AGM 2017


From: Tuesday August 1, 2017, 6:15 pm

To: Tuesday August 1, 2017, 8:00 pm

Notice of Annual General Meeting 

Notice is hereby given of the next Annual General Meeting of the Economic Society of Australia (NSW) 


Date    Tuesday 1 August 2017
Time   From 6.15pm till 7.45pm
Location   NSW Treasury, Murrawai Room, Level 21, 52 Martin Place
(attendees will be escorted from Reception)


This event is only open to ESA Members - Please register to attend by Tuesday 25 July. We will need to know that you’re coming so that you can get into the building.

Nominations for Council Positions

All positions on Council will be declared vacant. To nominate you must be a financial member and so must your nominators. Nominations for Council positions are due Tuesday 18 July.

To nominate:

Click here to download the Nomination Form.

Complete the nomination form and send to the administrator.

Alternatively, you may nominate without a form by simply e-mailing the administrator with the following:

  • State your name, contact details (address, email and contact number) and position you would like to be nominated for, and copy in at least one other ESA (NSW) financial member (the supporter of your nomination). The person(s) supporting your nomination will be required to follow up with a separate email endorsing your nomination.  Please also disclose any possible conflicts of interest, including employer and role and other professional affiliation.
  • Include the following text in your email:

    I would like to be nominated for a vacant position on the Economic Society of Australia (NSW Branch) Council for 2017-18. I am a financial member of the Society and I have read and agreed to the Council’s Governance Statement (available on the ‘Governance’ section of the website). 

Changes to the Constitution

Members are informed that a proposal to make changes to the Constitution is intended to be passed as a Special Resolution at this Meeting. The Constitution will be updated to reflect changes to the associations incorporations laws that were implemented from 1 September 2016. In particular, there are three new matters that every constitution must now address: (1) the maximum number of consecutive terms of office of any office-bearers on the committee (if specified); (2) ballots can be postal or electronic; and (3) the winding-up of the association. In addition to these matters, a few provisions in the Constitution will be updated to be consistent with changes to the Model Constitution. 

A document setting out the key changes to the Constitution can be viewed here.

The current Constitution of the Economic Society of Australia (New South Wales Branch) can be viewed here:

For further details on the changes to the associations incorporations laws and Model Constitution, please see:






Bookings are now closed


NSW Treasury

Level 21, 52 Martin Place, SYDNEY NSW

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