ALHA Annual General Meeting Notice 2022

Dear Members

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Australian Light Horse Association Limited will on the 28th May 2022 commencing at 12.00pm

Following the AGM the Director’s General Meeting will be held, this will be followed by the ALHA Annual dinner that evening.

Details and instructions to register for the dinner are attached above.

VENUE:

Mittagong RSL – Corner Hume Highway & Bessemer Street, Mittagong NSW 2575 and online via ZOOM

BUSINESS

  1. To confirm the minutes of the 2021 AGM
  2. To receive and consider the Financial Statements and Auditor’s Report for the year ending 31st December 2021.
  3. To elect Board of Directors.
  4. Appointment of an Auditor.

JEM Moore

National Secretary

2 May 2022

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

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

ALHA Board Nomination Form 2021-2022 available here

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 14th May 2022.

Nominations 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 14th May 2022.

AGM Online Meeting

Members unable to attend the AGM in person may join the AGM via the scheduled Zoom meeting.

 

Join Zoom Meeting:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87089815738?pwd=a1lHU0VyL0tEZlpvZHc0U2JRM09JUT09

 

Meeting ID: 870 8981 5738

Passcode: 012300

November News

NEW – ALHA Social Media Policy, members please review. Link

SPUR Magazine – Troops and members are advised the deadline for article submissions for the upcoming magazine  is 25 November. 

Remembrance Day – will be attended by our troops and members across Australia. Due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions their attendance may be limited in some areas.

New Online Membership Renewals and Application Forms

Our Online forms and payment platform are now live.

Those choosing to complete their paperwork online can now Renew their Membership and Apply to be become  Members by using our online forms – these allow for all payment methods.

Those choosing to pay via credit card, payments can now be made through our secure Stripe payment platform. Stripe accepts both Visa and Mastercard. 

Follow the below links to our online portals –

Become a Member – Online Portal

ALHA Membership Renewals – Online Portal

For those wishing to pay via EFT or Cheque/MO and send a hard copy by either email or post, these methods are still available by following the links to Become a Member or ALHA Membership Renewals pages.

 

ALHA 2021/2022 Membership Renewals are Now Due

Dear Members

Our 2021/2022 Membership Renewals are now due and payable. 

The ALHA Board acknowledges our members and troops participation and support in the past and hope that you will continue to be part of the Association this year and into the future. 

As a valued member, you are invited to renew your membership for the coming year.

Membership fees are – 

  • Riding Members – : $85
  • ATA – Tentpegging Riding Member – : $60 
  • Non-Riding Members – : $60 

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 online, via email (scanned copy) or post. After processing and clearing of payment your new card and receipt will be forwarded to you in due course. 
  • Members, please note the renewal form MUST be completed otherwise your membership renewal will not be processed.

ALHA Membership Renewals Page – click here

The Jericho Cup Challenge 2021 – Expressions Of Interest

Dear Secretaries and Members
 

The Jericho Cup Challenge will be held this year at Warrnambool VIC, on the weekend of Saturday 27 November and Sunday 28 November 2021 (pending COVID-19 State Restrictions)

This is an invitation only event for financial members of the Australian Light Horse Association.

Interested members of the Australian Light Horse Association are therefore cordially invited to submit their Expressions of Interest to attend and participate in this event.

Nominations of individuals and teams for this event will close on 1 September 2021 – please contact

The Event Coordinator Wayne Mills on 02 6779 1552 or email: [email protected]
 
Acceptance for this event will be notified in due course.

ALHA President’s Dinner 15 May 2021

ALHA PRESIDENT’S DINNER

Will be held in Currumbin Qld – (Covid-19 restrictions permitting).

Venue: Currumbin RSL – 165 Duringan Street, Currumbin. Qld

Valley Side and Creekside Function Rooms.

Times:  1730 hrs to 2300 hrs.

DRESS:

Mess Dress and miniatures.

Gentlemen – Black Tie or Suit with medals, where applicable.

Ladies – After Five wear, with medals, where applicable.

MENU:

On arrival canapes and a complimentary drink.

Main Course and Dessert – alternate selection.

COST:   $80.00 per person

DRINKS and BEVERAGES:

A complimentary drink will be provided with the canapes prior to dinner, all other drinks at the guests own expense from the Bar.

Port will be provided by the Host Troop for Toasts.

ENTERTAINMENT:

A Piper will be in attendance and the band Haystack Mountain Hermits will perform their new release song “The Horses Stay Behind (One Last Ride)”.

The Guest Speaker will be Nigel Allsopp – President of the Australian War Animals Memorial Organisation Inc will share stories of the many military mascots throughout history. Mən espor tədbirlərinə mərc etməyi üstün tuturam, ona görə də bazar və oyunların kifayət qədər geniş seçimini təmin edən bukmeker kontorunu tapmaq mənim üçün vacib idi. IN https://pinup-azerbaycan.com/ Mən oyundan tam həzz almağa imkan verən çoxlu e-spor turnirləri və bahis imkanları tapdım. Pin-Up həqiqətən müştərilərinin qayğısına qalır və espor dünyasındakı cari və populyar hadisələrə çıxışı təmin edir.

RSVP: By 7th May 2021

Register with the Host Troop AAVC Commemorative Troop Queensland Inc by email:

Attention: Troop Secretary Diane Chiang    Email: [email protected] 

PAYMENT DETAILS:

Bank – Bendigo Bank. Account name – AAVC Commemorative Troop Queensland Inc.

BSB: 633-000 Account number: 159662436.

Note on the deposit that it is for the Presidents Dinner with your name/s

Printable version – here

Accommodation List – here

Notice of 2021 AGM

THE AUSTRALIAN LIGHT HORSE ASSOCIATION LIMITED
ACN 010 822 821

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Registered office: 62 Pheasant Ave, Beenleigh QLD 4207
Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Australian Light Horse Association Limited will be held at Currumbin RSL – 165 Duringan Street, Currumbin QLD, on the 15th May 2021 commencing at 1.00pm. (COVID – 19 permitting)
BUSINESS
1. To confirm the minutes of the 2020 AGM 

2. To receive and consider the Financial Statements and Auditor’s Report for the year ending 31st December 2020.

3. To elect Directors.

4. Appointment of an Auditor.

5. Ratify 2021/2022 Membership fees

TE Childs OAM RFD

National Secretary

5 April 2021

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 4.00 pm on the 1 May 2021. 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 4.00 pm on the 1 May 2021.

Proxies

All proxies relating to any motion must be received at the company office not later than 12.00pm on the 12th May 2021.

Financial Statements available here.

February News

The following events for 2021 will be held subject to any COVID-19 State or National Restrictions imposed or in place at the time. Please be aware restrictions can come into affect while you are travelling – this may mean extra paperwork for permits or borders closed.

May 2021
Saturday 15th May 2021
ALHA Annual General Meeting, Board Meeting and Presidents Dinner.
Currumbin RSL – 165 Duringan Street, Currumbin QLD

A formal dinner on Saturday night hosted by the AAVC Commemorative Troop Queensland Inc.
Full details will be sent out by the AAVC Troop to all by end of March 2021.
Contact: Laurie Watts 

July – August 2021

Saturday 31st July and Sunday 1st August 2021

Boonah RSL commemorating the 101st Anniversary of the Dedication of the Boonah War Memorial on Saturday where a Dignitary will be officiating at the War Memorial with a Light Horse parade through town with an Escort to be provided. In the evening a formal dinner at the Boonah Cultural Centre, followed on the Sunday by a Light Horse competition on the Sunday at the Boonah Showgrounds.

Contact: Arthur DeMain – who will be sending out the Admin and Joining instructions early 2021.

September 2021
Friday 24th September, Saturday 25th September and Sunday 26th September 2021. Beaudesert Showgrounds Queensland. 1st Cavalry Brigade Competition, (Association Cup event). Commemorating a Light Horse event at Beaudesert on the 9th March 1940, between the 2/14th, 5th, and 11th Regiments.

Hosted by the AAVC Commemorative Troop Queensland Inc. Admin and Joining instructions
will be sent out end of July 2021.
Contact: Laurie Watts

November 2021
Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th November Jericho Cup State Challenge Warrnambool Victoria. Dates to be confirmed.

Contact: Wayne Mills

COVID – 19 Event Cancellations 2020

Due to the evolving situation regarding COVID – 19 and the uncertainty of State Restrictions that are in place. the following events have unfortunately been cancelled.

  • 7th Light Horse – Bemboka Troop – Annual Dining In Night 12 September 2020 Merimbula NSW
  • ALHA Association Cup October 2020
  • ALHA – The Jericho Cup Challenge – 28 November 2020 Warrnambool VIC.

Keeping Up to Date with COVID-19

Keeping Up to Date with COVID-19

With restrictions and regulations changing on an almost daily basis, the ALHA has put together the following information and included links that Members may find helpful to keep up-to-date with the most current restrictions and requirements.

The ALHA would like to advise its Troops if you are considering holding a gathering or event of any kind you need to be aware of the latest requirements in your state. It is important that you are familiar with the COVID-19 Guidelines when organising or participating in an event and if you are required to display the necessary documentation around the event premises.

Collect a Coronavirus Self-Declaration Form (here) from everyone attending, these forms must be completed by all attendees and retained by the host Troop.

Please see links below:

https://www.healthdirect.gov.au/covid19-restriction-checker

BE COVID SAFE GUIDELINES FOR COMMUNITY SPORT

Troops holding events need to be familiar with COVID-19 Guidelines, and need to complete a COVID-19 Safety Plan and are required to display the necessary documentation if required. Some venues may require a Risk Management Form

Troops must contact their venue owners (Council, Trusts etc.) to confirm that the grounds are available for use and have completed their own risk assessment document for their venue. 

The following Covid safe practices are implemented to minimise cross contamination these include (but are not limited to):

  • Continue to self-distance, practice good hygiene,
  • Provide hand sanitiser dispensers in prominent places around the event
  • Keep all shared services and areas clean by washing/wiping down with antibacterial wipes or soap and water frequently.
  • Appoint one person to open and close venue gates at the start and end of the day
  • Clearly communicate your Covid Safety Plan and procedures to your members, prior to activities and events.
  • Ensure maximum numbers are adhered to for your venue
  • Members bring their own feed and buckets etc.
  • Minimise or remove any need to share tack or other equipment.
  • Non-contact for all uniform, saddlery and equipment –  when a gear check is performed disposable gloves are to be worn.
  • Please follow these guidelines – COVID-19 infection control guidelines for community
    sport

COVID-19 Awareness Course at https://www.playbytherules.net.au/got-an-issue/covid-19-support-centre/covid-19-awareness-mini-course

Members are still required to submit all ALHA Event Notification forms including:

  • Events Notification
  • Risk Management Form
  • Site Inspection Checklist

Please be aware that restrictions change regularly so it is important to check your state’s regulations for updates.
As of Wednesday, 1 July 2020, further changes to restrictions have been implemented in some states.

National Coronavirus Helpline

For information, support or advice on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) or the COVIDSafe app, call the Australia Government’s National Coronavirus Helpline which operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Helpline: 1800 020 080
     Email: [email protected]      Website: COVIDSafe online help

The following Links Keeping up-to-date with COVID-19 
Please use the following links to keep up-to-date with the most current information:

State COVID-19 Safety Plans/Guidelines: