October 20, 2017

SITREP 33 gave notice of the Union’s 107th Annual General meeting to be held commencing next week. Notice is hereby given in accordance with Rule 12 that a Special General Meeting will be held concurrently with next week’s AGM to consider the following recommendation from the Union’s Sydney Outer West Sub-Branch:

“That the Permanent Award should be amended to allow members who give 64 weeks or less written notice of their date of resignation (including retirement) from FRNSW should be allowed the choice of:

  1. a) taking their annual leave as scheduled, or: 
  2. b) deferring taking their annual leave until immediately prior to leaving; or 
  3. c) not taking any annual leave prior to leaving and instead being paid the value of their accumulated annual leave on exit.”

Members are reminded that as per Rule 11, the opening section meeting is the only meeting at which motions may be amended. The AGM/SGM meetings details are as follows:

Thursday 26 October 1000 hrs Trades Hall Auditorium, Goulburn St Sydney   (Opening AGM/SGM)
1830 hrs 36 Crows Nest   (Sydney North Sub-Branch)
Friday 27 October 0930 hrs 304 Gosford   (Central Coast Sub-Branch)
1330 hrs 260 Newcastle   (Newcastle Sub-Branch)
Sunday 29 October 0900 hrs 8 Liverpool   (Sydney South West Sub-Branch)
1600 hrs 216 Bathurst   (Country Sub-Branch)
Monday 30 October 1000 hrs 207 Albion Park   (Illawarra Sub-Branch)
1800 hrs 21 Kogarah   (Sydney South Sub-Branch)
Tuesday 31 October 1000 hrs Alexandria Training College   (Sydney Central Sub-Branch)
1300 hrs Block B, Amarina Avenue Greenacre   (Sydney Inner West Sub-Branch)
1800 hrs 97 Huntingwood   (Sydney Outer West Sub-Branch & AGM/SGM Close)

 

Retained and Country Sub-Branch members may meet locally (but once only) at any time between 1830 hours on Thursday 26 October and 0800 hours on Tuesday 31 October provided that:

  1. a)  a quorum of least seven financial Union members will be present throughout the course of the meeting; and
  2. b)  written notice of intention to hold a meeting together with the proposed time, date and location is received by the Union office by no later than 1700 hours on Tuesday 24 October.

Note that any Union member (permanent or retained) may attend any Sub-Branch meeting and vote on any General Meeting question, even if they are not a member of that Sub-Branch.

Leighton Drury
State Secretary

For a printable copy of this SITREP, please click here.