Notice of Annual General Meeting - 2002

The Board of Directors of the .au Domain Administration (auDA), is pleased to invite you to attend its 2002 Annual General Meeting.

Date: Monday 11 November, 2002
Time: 11.00 am
Venue:   Maddocks. Level 7, 140 William Street, Melbourne 3000


  • Report the activities of the Board
  • Report on progress to achieving the objectives of auDA
  • Ratify an increase in Independent Directors Fees
  • Elect Directors to Board of auDA to replace those retiring by rotation


  1. Motion to approve the auDA AGM 2001 Minutes
  2. Report from the Chair on activities and progress
  3. Acceptance of the 2001- 2002 audited accounts
  4. Approval by ordinary resolution of Independent Directors fees
  5. Resignation from the Board of those Directors retiring by rotation
  6. Elections for new Directors to the Board, with voting by:

    Supply Class (2 Directors)
    Demand Class (1 Director)
    Representative Association Class (2 Directors)

  7. Any Other Business
  8. Close of Business

2001- 2002 Accounts are now available

Ordinary Resolution

Purpose of Resolution
To ratify an increase in the amount payable to the independent Directors for the next 12 months from $35,000 to $45,000

The Resolution
“To ratify the Board’s resolution made at its meeting in August 2002 to increase the amount payable to the independent Directors appointed under Article 18.2(f) to an amount not exceeding the sum of $45,000 in aggregate per annum such amount to be distributed amongst the said directors at the discretion of the Board.''

Board Election
The AGM will elect 5 Directors to the Board, to replace 6 Directors who must retire in accordance with clause 19.3 of auDA's constitution. The retiring Directors are Chris Chaundy, Patrick Corliss, Kim Heitman, Michael Malone, Greg Watson and Liz Williams

The Directors elected will serve for a term of two years. The vacancies which will become available are:

  • two (2) Director elected only by the Supply Class Members
  • one (1) Directors elected only by the Demand Class Members
  • two (2) Director elected only by the Representative Association Class Members

Retiring Directors may re-contest these vacancies

Candidate Standing for Election

 Candidate  Class  Proposed by  Seconded by
 Paul Day  Demand     Elec. Frontiers Aust.  WA Internet Assoc. 
 Kim Heitman  Rep A    Elec. Frontiers Aust.  WA Internet Assoc.
 Cheryl Langdon-Orr    Demand  Derek Whitehead  Tony Hill
 Cyrille Lefevre  Supply  Domain Reg. Services    WebCity
 Michael Malone  Supply  Peter Dean  iiNet
 Karl Schaffarczyk  Demand  Orlando Luminere  Ian Bergman
 Peter Shilling  Supply  TPP Internet  Destra Corp
 Nick Tate  Rep A 1 AVCC   2 IIA
 Greg Watson  Rep A  Greg Watson  Craig Ng
 John Webby  Rep A 1 AVCC 2 IIA

1 Australian Vice-Chancellors' Committe
2 Internet Industry Association

Select Candidate Statements, to view the information

You cannot vote at the AGM unless your membership fee has been paid. Membership for the AGM closed on 11 October 2002

For members who cannot attend the meeting but still wish to vote, a Proxy Form (PDF) with instructions is available. All paid up members have the right to appoint a proxy and the proxy does not need to be a member of auDA

Proxy forms must be received by 5pm AEDT, Friday 8 November 2002

Forms must be mailed or faxed to:

auDA Proxy
Postal Address:   107 Faraday Street, Carlton. VIC. 3053
Fax Number: 03 9349-5711