Notice of Special General Meeting



Dear Members,


As you know the Rockhampton Golf Club (RGC) has undertaken a comprehensive review of the Club’s constitution in response to amendments to State legislation governing associations, as well as the changing operating landscape for golf clubs.


Amendments to the Constitution are being proposed which require membership endorsement in order to be enacted.


What do the changes mean?


The new constitution will not alter the day-to-day operations of the club.


The main changes will be to the Club's governance structures which will move to a Board and sub-committee model, allowing for more members to contribute to the club's direction and its operations.


It will also provide fairer and more equitable dispute resolution processes, and properly recognise our current membership categories.


Over recent months the proposed amendments have been debated by members and a number of suggestions have been adopted by your Management Committee to ensure the Constitution is robust and able to meet the needs of the club well into the future.


A Special General Meeting (SGM) of the RGC members will now be held to vote on the proposed new Constitution on Monday 30 May 2022 at 6:00pm in the Clubhouse.


What happens at the meeting?


At the SGM, there will not be an opportunity to propose any further amendments to the document - the Committee will present the entire document in a resolution for acceptance to the membership.


Members present will have two options:

  • Vote Yes to the resolution to adopt the new constitution.

OR

  • Vote No to reject the resolution to adopt the new constitution.

In order to be endorsed, two-thirds of the members present must vote 'Yes' to the motion.


If successful, the new constitution will be submitted to the relevant Qld Government departments for certification.


Regards,

Rockhampton Golf Club Management Committee