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Date : 12 / 04 / 2024
Author : Peter Clee - VK8ZZ


Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of The Wireless Institute of Australia will be held on Sunday 5th May 2024 at 10.00am Australian Eastern Standard Time. The Annual General Meeting will be a hybrid event which can be attended either in person or by video conference. The Annual General Meeting will be held at the Bundaberg Multiplex Centre, 1 Civic Avenue, Bundaberg West, Queensland. The Bundaberg Amateur Radio Club is holding a conference and expo over the same long weekend.

The Annual General Meeting can also be viewed on an internet streaming platform.

Notice of BUSINESS

1. To receive and consider the Annual Financial Statements, Directors Report and Independent Auditors report for the year ended 31 December 2023

2. To confirm the results of the election of Directors

3. To consider a Special Resolution to bestow Honorary Life Membership on Robert Broomhead VK3DN.

The constitution of the Wireless Institute of Australia at Clause 5.3 (b) states that:- “The Board may in consideration of special services rendered to the Institute or Amateur Radio by a Member nominate the Member as an Honorary Life Member of the Institute. If the nomination is approved by a majority of the Members at a General Meeting entitled to vote at the meeting, the nominated Member shall be elected an Honorary Life Member. Any Honorary Life Member shall enjoy all the rights and privileges and be bound by the Constitution of the Institute as from time to time in force.”

The Board has resolved to recommend to the membership that Robert Broomhead VK3DN be elected as an Honorary Life Member in consideration of his many years of exceptional service to the Wireless Institute of Australia.

Motion to be put is :-

“That this Meeting of the Wireless Institute of Australia approve that Robert Broomhead VK3DN be elected as an Honorary Life Member of this Institute”

4. To transact any other business that may be brought before the meeting in accordance with the Institute’s Constitution

By Order of the Board
Peter Clee VK8ZZ
Secretary of the Wireless Institute of Australia
10th April 2024


A member is entitled to appoint one proxy only who must be another Member, and that proxy is entitled to vote on a show of hands or on a poll. The Instrument of Proxy is downloadable from the WIA web site (Information about the WIA), or upon written request to the National Office. Members must be financial to register to join the meeting either in person or by video conferencing facilities.

Members must register in order to participate either in person or online at the Annual General Meeting. Registrations to participate are now open and will close on 30th April 2024.

In order to watch the internet streaming of the event on the internet streaming platform it will not be necessary to register. Details and a link to the internet streaming of the meeting will be published on the WIA news web site on the morning of the AGM.


Immediately following the Annual General Meeting an Open Forum will be conducted. An additional detailed report will be submitted on behalf of the Board, by the Institute’s co-ordinators and those responsible for particular aspects of the Institutes activities. Any major issues affecting each area of responsibility will be identified.

Members are encouraged to discuss any matter arising from any of the reports, and to raise any other matter affecting Amateur Radio or the Institute. This format will avoid any restriction arising from the requirement to give notice of business to be formally raised at the AGM.

The open Forum will also be a hybrid event and members online for the AGM can participate in the Open Forum. The Open forum may also be streamed live.

The Minutes of the previous AGM held in May 2023 and the Audit Statement, Financial Report and the Board Report for the year ending 31 December 2023 are available on the WIA web page (Information about the WIA) or at this Link

Members wishing to attend either in person or online will need to register to do so. The event registration is available at the link on the WIA News Page or by logging into the Members Portal at this Link

Members unable to attend in person and wish to lodge an apology and proxy may do so using this Link

Related Files

Nomination for Life Membership[ - Robert Broomhead VK3DN
Robert Broomhead VK3DN - Nomination for WIA Life membership.pdf

Page Last Updated: Friday, 03 May 2024 at 16:07 hours by Peter Clee


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