Important Members Notice – Update due to COVID-19

Dear Members
 
During the current COVID-19 pandemic and following Government Health Restrictions, Guidelines and Advice, the ALHA is not sanctioning any events, training or activities for the foreseeable future.
Any of our members who choose to conduct activities etc. do so at their own risk and will not be covered by the Association.
 
Also at this time we are not processing any new membership applications and request that all forthcoming membership renewals be delayed until after the new financial year.
 
When conditions change and further details become available notification will be placed on the website.

ALHA Annual General Meeting 27 June 2020

NOTICE OF THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF

THE AUSTRALIAN LIGHT HORSE ASSOCIATION LTD.

Saturday 27th June 2020. 

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of The Australian Light Horse  Association Limited  will be held on Saturday 27th June 2020. 

Venue:

Due to COVID-19 Health Restrictions, State regulations and under advice from ASIC the ALHA will be conducting an On-line/Virtual meeting. Details will be forwarded to financial members shortly.

The AGM will commence at 12.00pm.

Nominations for the Board of Directors of ALHA Ltd are now open for the following positions:

  • President
  • Vice President
  • Secretary/Treasurer
  • Director – Board Members 

Nominations
All nominations for the position of Director or any other position on the Board must be received at the company office no later than the 4.00pm on the 12th June 2020. They must be signed by the Nominee and 2 other Financial Members of the Association

Notices of motion
All notices of motion must be received in writing at the Company Office by 4.00pm on the 5th June 2020.

For further information, contact The National Secretary – Tom Childs OAM JP

On 07 3807 2382 or email: Tom Childs 

An Agenda and Audited Accounts will be available in due course.

ALHA LEADERSHIP COURSE WORKSHOP WOOMBYE Qld. Postponed until further notice

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST TO ATTEND:
An Invitation is extended for Expression of interest to attend The Australian Light Horse Association’s Leadership Course Workshop, (incorporating the previously known Troop Sergeant’s Course), is sought from ALHA Troops and Non ALHA Light Horse Troops.
This course invitation is open to Troop President, Troop Secretary/Treasurer and Troop Sergeant/Commanders only.
• The Course will be hosted by the 2nd Light Horse Woombye Troop and held at the Woombye Pony Club grounds, where there is camping, toilet and shower facilities available;
• This Course is designed as a “Train the Trainer” course so that the attendees can go back to their Troops and pass on the knowledge gained;
• Those attending can arrive Friday evening if required;
• The Course will start at 0930hrs Saturday morning and finish Sunday afternoon at appox 1600hrs;
• Catering will be provided for lunch Saturday, evening meal Saturday night, breakfast Sunday morning and lunch Sunday;
• There is no costs to attend for current ALHA financial members, however, Non ALHA financial members attending will be ask to pay $55 towards catering and general Course costs;
• Saturday will be a classroom day with Sunday a horse day;
• There will be a Section of Mounted Troopers provided for the horse work on the Sunday, so there is no need to bring your horse;
• Registration is required no later than the 14th March 2020
• A full detailed Run-Sheet of the Course will be made available to those who register.
Please respond back to me, as the Course Coordinator, with full details of the individuals your Troop will be sending along by the 14th March.
Contact Lawrence Watts E: lauriewatts@live.com.au M: 0405 480 266

ALHA Association Cup 2019

Keeping the traditions and skills of the Australian Light Horse alive.

The event will be held on Saturday September 14 @ 7:00 am and Sunday September 15 @11:00 am

The event will be hosted by the 1st Light Horse Tamworth Troop and staged over the weekend of the 14 and 15 September 2019 at Hallsville Pony Club grounds, Hallsville via Tamworth. NSW.

The event is open to all financial ALHA members. For further information follow the links 

Association Cup 2019 Information

ALHA Cup program

ALHA 2019/2020 Membership Renewals are now due

  • Members please note your renewal form MUST be completed otherwise your membership renewal will not be accepted or processed. 

Membership fees for the coming year are –

Riding Members: $75 and Non-Riding Members – $55

Please note – 
A Riding Member is any member riding or leading a horse whilst participating in parades, ceremonies, displays or events.
All renewal forms are to be completed and signed by the member, then returned via email (scanned copy) or post.
After processing and clearing of payment your new card and e-receipt will be forwarded to you in due course. Please retain your receipt as proof of membership.
 
Payment details are as follows:
Direct Deposit

The Australian Light Horse Association
Branch: BSB 704 640

Account Number: 32006425

or

Cheque/Money Order to be made out to
The Australian Light Horse Association
 
Completed paperwork to:
or
Mail to:
ALHA Membership
11 McIntosh Street
Queanbeyan NSW 2620
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ALHA Annual General Meeting 1 June 2019

NOTICE OF THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF

THE AUSTRALIAN LIGHT HORSE ASSOCIATION LTD.

Saturday 1st June 2019. 

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of The Australian Light Horse  Association Limited will be held on Saturday 1st June 2019. 

Venue:

Mittagong RSL  

Cnr Hume Highway & Bessemer Street,
Mittagong NSW 2575

The AGM will be held in the Springs Room.

The AGM will commence at 12.00pm, followed by a short break before the ALHA Directors meeting at approximately 1.00pm. 

A social evening get-together and informal dinner will be commence from 6.00pm in the Springs Room

Nominations for the Board of Directors of ALHA Ltd are now open for the following positions:

  • President
  • Vice President
  • Secretary/Treasurer
  • Director – Board Members 

Nominations
All nominations for the position of Director or any other position on the Board must be received at the company office no later than the 4.00pm on the 17th May 2019. They must be signed by the Nominee and 2 other Financial Members of the Association.

Notices of motion
All notices of motion must be received in writing at the Company Office by 4.00pm on the 10th May 2019.
Proxies
All proxies relating to any motion must be received at the company office not later than 4.00pm on the 31st May 2019.

For further information, contact The National Secretary – Tom Childs OAM JP

On 07 3807 2382 or email: Tom Childs 

An Agenda and Audited Accounts will be available in due course as a hard copy or they can be emailed as a PDF file.

Accommodation:

Springs Resort – Mittagong  –  Ph: 02 4871 3133

Grand Country Lodge Motel – Mittagong  –  Ph: 02 4871 3277

Mittagong Motel – Mittagong  –  Ph: 02 4871 1277

Motel Melrose – Mittagong  –  Ph: 02 4871 1511

Poplars Inn – Mittagong  –  Ph: 02 4889 4239

New Book Release – Riding Into History Beersheba 100 Years On

In October 2017, 175 members of the ALHA, many of whom were direct descendants of WW1 Troopers followed in the steps of their forefathers.

This book has over 350 photographs and maps that chronicle both the centenary

re-enactment and the great Middle East Campaigns of WW1.

Two hundred and forty pages are packed full of the dramas and accomplishments of the trip covering four countries, Egypt, Turkey, Jordan and Israel.

An appendix containing an in-depth historical account of the campaigns and their geo-political outcomes by Kelvin Crombie and a foreword by our Association Patron Maj. Gen. Warren Glenny AO RFD ED (Rtd)

To order and pay for your copy – payment methods are:

Cheque or Money Order made out to the Australian Light Horse Assoc.

Post to: ALHA Trip Book 11 McIntosh Street, QUEANBEYAN NSW 2620

Include your name, mailing address and number of copies.

Direct Deposit into Account – Australian Light Horse Assoc.

BSB 704-640 Account number 32095431 – use your surname and book as reference,

send an email record of the payment, with your order confirmation and mailing address to barry@emugully.com.au

Price for a single copy is $35.00, includes postage within Australia.

Price for 2 x books is $30.00 each, incl postage within Australia.

Price for 4 x books is $25.00 each, incl postage within Australia.

Barry Rodgers OAM.         Author.

Membership renewals are now overdue

Membership renewals are now overdue

If you haven’t done so already, please renew your membership as it expired on 30 June. We understand it’s easy to forget but please renew as soon as possible as your membership has lapsed.

A reminder that money deposited into the ALHA account without a completed renewal form having submitted, will not be processed until such time as the completed form is received.

Thank you.