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2023 – ALHA Annual General Meeting & Board Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of the Australian Light Horse Association Limited will held on Saturday the 27th of May 2023. 

Following the AGM, the Director’s General Meeting will be held.

Further information, times and details TBA.


C.ex Coffs – My Club Coffs Vernon Street Coffs Harbour NSW 2450 and online via ZOOM.

The Association Cup 2022 Invitation to members

The event is being hosted by 1st Lighthorse Tamworth Troop and will be held at the Manilla Showgrounds, River Street Manilla, NSW. The Cup will coincide with Beersheba Day commemorations for 2022. 
Dates 28th to 30th October 2022
For those interested in arriving early a .303 Rifle shoot will be conducted at a registered range on Friday October 28. All wishing to take part in this element of the event must be appropriately licensed, provide their own weapon (.303 rifles only) and ammunition, agree to all requirements of the appointed Range Officer and pay the additional fees for nomination.
Riders can nominate along with their troop, as an incomplete troop or individual and we will endeavour to match riders where required. 
Nomination fees are all inclusive and provide for stabling, powered camping and meals as summarised on the following program of events – form link.
Please provide entries and payment (form link) by no later than Sunday October 9, 2022. 
Further information and details available from Mike and Kylie Rowland.
Phone 0427 831 311 or contact via facebook at Tamworth Lighthorse | Facebook
Email entry forms to

ALHA Association Cup 2022 – Warning Order

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

The event will be held on Saturday 29th October and Sunday 30th October 2022 at Manilla Showground. Manilla NSW.

The event will be hosted by the 1st Light Horse Tamworth Troop and staged over the October weekend.

The event is open to all financial ALHA members.

For further information contact Mike Rowland
M: 0429 671 220     Email:

Reminder – ALHA 2022/2023 Membership Renewals are now due and payable

Dear Members

Our 2022/2023 Membership Renewals are now due and payable by July 1

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 remain unchanged and 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 and payment received otherwise your membership renewal will not be processed.

Follow the below links to our 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 this link to the ALHA Membership Renewals page.

The Jericho Cup ALHA State Challenge 2022 – Expressions Of Interest Updated

The Australian Light Horse Assoc. will be at Warrnambool Victoria, this coming November.
This event is proudly supported by Mr Bill Gibbins and is an exhibition display event conducted under the highest standards.
We will once again be involved with a Tribute ride past at the Warrnambool Cenotaph located at the crossroads at Liebig Street and Merri Street and participate in a Street Parade on Friday afternoon the 25th November. 
The ALHA will conduct the ALHA Jericho Cup State Challenge and presentation of trophy and ribbons on Saturday the 26th November at the Warrnambool Showgrounds Reserve, 331 Koroit Street.
This event is based on the guidelines of the ALHA Association Cup.
Our members will be conducting a display on race day and support the running of the 4600m Jericho Cup Race to be held on Sunday 27th November at the Warrnambool Racecourse, Grafton Road, Warrnambool VIC.
Special Guest is Dennis Lillie our members will have the opportunity for a meet and greet.


 Thursday – participants start arriving

Friday – Team practice and a ride later in the afternoon to salute the local cenotaph.
Saturday – Competition day.  That evening we are hosted by Mr Bill Gibbins at the Whaler Hotel.
Sunday – Presentation of ribbons and trophy. Then onto the bus for the Warrnambool Race Meeting.

Monday – Clean stables and head home.


Thursday night – you can purchase on ground at the Greyhound Race Meeting.

Friday – the BBQ is set up for breakfast, cook your own; (milk eggs bacon sausages provided).                                       Dinner: sausage sizzle & team meeting.

Saturday – Cook your own breakfast,  Lunch provided. After event nibbles will be finger food at the Whalers Hotel.

Sunday – Cook your own breakfast, Lunch: meals available for purchase at the track,  Dinner meals available for purchase at the R.S.L.

We anticipate five teams of riders who will be representing different states.


Traveling Allowance is paid on nearest town to where you live to Warrnambool, approx. 50% paid before you leave rest after you get home.
Any Members that are interested and would like to be part of this wonderful event please contact:
The Event Coordinator – Wayne Mills
Email or phone 0458 991 552 or 02 6779 1552, no later then Sept 15th.

ALHA Annual General Meeting Agenda Items

Dear Members,

As per instructions contained in the ALHA AGM Notice all submissions for Notice of Motions and Nominations for ALHA Board Positions has now closed.

Please see below Agenda items

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


Members are invited to attend the Mittagong RSLOnline Zoom Meeting or cast their vote via the attached Proxy Form (See Attached).

Links to participate Online (Zoom) are detailed in the email: ALHA Annual General Meeting Notice dated 02 May 2022.  Please email if you require the link to the Zoom meeting refreshed.


  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. There are two motions to be tabled at the AGM

Motion 1 – Amend ALHA By-law Clause 12 to reduce the minimum membership joining age from 16 to be 13 years of age.

        Proposed: L. Watts      Seconded: B. Rodgers

Motion 2 – Amend ALHA By-law Clause 11 to include an addition membership category of Junior Member.

        Proposed: L. Watts      Seconded: B. Rodgers

Proxy Voting. All proxies must be with the Secretary either by Hard Copy or Electronic Copy by 12pm on 26 May 2022

  1. Elect ALHA Board Positions.
  2. Appointment of an Auditor.

For any further details regarding the meeting please contact Jo Moore

Kind Regards

Jo Moore

National Secretary


May 28 @ 6:30 pm – 11:00 pm



Will be held in Mittagong NSW – (under Covid-19 guidelines) 

Venue: Mittagong RSL   Cnr Hume Highway & Bessemer Street, Mittagong NSW 2575

All members and their guests are invited to attend.

The dinner will be held upstairs in the Alexandra Room.

Times:  6.30pm to 11.00pm.


Gentlemen – Mess Dress or Suit with medals, where applicable.

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


Entrée – Main Course – Dessert – alternate selection.

Tea and Coffee

COST:   $65.00 per person


Table wine will be provided with full bar service available for all other beverages.

RSVP: By 14th May 2022

RSVP:  to the Membership Registrar Debbie Chalker by email:



Bank – Queenslanders Country Bank. Account name – Australian Light Horse Association

BSB: 704 640 Account number: 32006425

Note on the deposit that it is for the Dinner with your surname.

Printable invitation available shortly.


There are many other venues located throughout the Southern Highlands area.

ALHA Annual General Meeting Notice 2022

Dear Members


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.


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


  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:


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.