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Notice of HQ 2024 Annual General Meeting

Date:  Sunday, 19 May 2024
Venue:  Genealogy Society of Queensland, 25 Stackpole Street, Wishart, Brisbane

AGM 2024 - Program and Agenda 

  9:30         Registration and a welcoming cuppa

  9:50         Log in to ZOOM

  9:55         Welcome to GSQ - Helen Veivers

10:00        History Queensland 2024 Annual General Meeting 

  1.  Welcome - Kay Ryan President
  2.  Apologies
  3.  Minutes of the previous AGM were held on Saturday, 27 May 2023, at Caloundra Family History Research and on Zoom.
  4.  Correspondence
  5.  Reports:
    • President – Kay Ryan
    • Treasurer - Fay Carbis
    • Insurance - Helen Turner
  1.  General Business
  2.  Management Committee election for 2024 – 2025
  3.  Appointment of Auditor
  4.  Membership Fees for 2024-2025
  5.  Appointment of HQ Insurance Officer
  6.  Appointment of Insurance Broker
  7.  Appointment of Webmaster
  8.  Appointment of Australian Federation of Family History Organisations (AFFHO) Representative
  9. Annual General Meeting Close

 

11:00  History Queensland 6-monthly General Meeting  

  • Welcome: President
  • Apologies
  • Minutes of previous 6 monthly meeting – Saturday, 25 November 2023, hosted by the Brisbane Tramway Museum at Ferny Grove
  • Business arising from the Minutes
  • Correspondence - Business arising
  • Reports:  (as per AGM)   President, Treasurer, Insurance 
  • General Business:
  • Small Grants
  • Assistance for Regional Delegates to the 2025 Conference
  • Constitution – for review by members
  • By-Laws – for review by members
  • Connections 2025 – update on Australasian Conference 21-24 Mar 2025 - from Convenor David Barnes
  • Any other business:
  • Member Reports
  • Close of General Meeting

12:15         Lunch

13:15         Presentation: by Jan Richardson

Rediscovering Queensland's diverse past: Non-European convicts and coolies at Moreton Bay

14:00         Group splits into two –

      • Group 1 - will take a Tour of GSQ Research Facilities
      • Group 2 - will be able to explore the computers.

14:30         Departure

AGM Information

General AGM Information:

Sunday, 19 May 2024
AGM commences at 10:00 am - Registration from 9:30 am
Hosted by Genealogy Society of Queensland, 25 Stackpole Street, Wishart, Brisbane

The program and Agenda are below

  • In-person or Zoom attendance available - both require pre-booking before Friday, 10 May 2024
  • Agenda suggestions to be notified to the HQ Secretary
  • Apologies to be notified to secretary@historyqueensland.org.au
  • Member Reports should be submitted in writing by Friday, 10 May 2024, to the HQ Secretary
  • All positions declared vacant at the AGM
  • Nomination Forms available from the HQ Secretary
  • Nomination Forms must be returned to the Secretary by 4 May 2024
  • New Committee Members and their new ideas are welcome to fill vacancies!
  • Cost: $16.00 pp to cover catered refreshments and lunch - payable on arrival
  • Dietary requirements are to be notified to the HQ Secretary by Friday, 10 May 2024
  • Tour of GSQ Research Facilities
  • Cost: $16.00 pp to cover catered refreshments and lunch - payable by card or cash on arrival
  • Note: GSQ has EFTPOS facilities available
  • If paying by cash, please ensure you bring the correct change per person
  • Dietary requirements to be notified when booking online by Friday, 10 May 2024
  • Visitors are asked not to attend if they are unwell

All Correnspones are to be sent to the HQ Secretary,  secretary@historyqueensland.org.au

AGM / GM Attendance via online ZOOM link:

  • Registrations are essential so we can send you the Zoom link
  • Any member of any HQ Society can register as an individual
  • Register by email to secretary@historyqueensland.org.au
  • Register by Friday, 10 May 2024
  • It's free, and you can join from home or your Society's rooms
  • Your Zoom link will be emailed by Thursday, 16 May 2024

Member Organisation Reports

  • Written reports are requested for this meeting
  • Please limit reports to max. 200 words
  • Include only relevant news/achievements since the last HQ meeting (Nov 2023)
  • Include new publications and plans for events or projects in the next six months
  • Reports will be included in the minutes distributed after the meeting
  • Report highlights will be included in the next HQ Newsletter.
  • Please send reports to secretary@historyqueensland.org.au by Friday, 10 May 2024
  • Representatives attending in person should bring a copy of their report to read

NOTICE OF HQ ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

The 2024 History Queensland Annual General Meeting will be held at the Genealogy Society of Queensland, Wishart

Date: Sunday, 19 May 2024
Time: Registration 9:30 am for 10:00 am start 
Venue:  Genealogy Society of Queensland, 25 Stackpole Street, Wishart Brisbane, Qld

Presentation: – "Rediscovering Queensland's diverse past: Non-European convicts and coolies at Moreton Bay"  by Jan Richardson 

 

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