• The Melbourne District Veteran Golfers Association Inc.

  • Annual General Meeting Update

  • Our AGM was held at Spring Valley GC on Monday 25 September.

    The President outlined the Business to be presented to the Meeting, covering major highlights of the past 12 months – costs $25,000 pa to run the Association, Mentioned the District Challenge matches – Hume & Dalhousie Districts and gave results as well as the Teams event at Nhill – our two teams unsuccessful with scores 209 &210 – the winning score was 222.

    The President also announced that this year, members who renew their subscriptions before 1 December 2017 will be provided with lucky draw entries for 10 prizes of either:

    • a bottle of Hanging Rock wine or
    • one dozen golf balls.


    As the nominations for Committee equalled the number of vacancies, no election was necessary and the following were deemed elected:

    John Anstey, President

    Frank Martel, Captain

    Stewart Ley, Secretary

    Len Symons, Treasurer

    Peter Barber, Membership Secretary

    Committee – John Armstrong, Cec Bailey, John Folan, John James, Kevin Milner, Wayne Reddaway, Ian Tait & Larry Wilson.


    A resolution required under the Rules & the Act regarding Acceptance of the Annual Report and the Financial Statements as presented which give a true & fair view of the financial performance and position of the Association was passed. Resolutions regarding the annual Fees & Nomination Fees and the lodgement of the necessary Statement with Consumer Affairs were also  passed.

    The Special Resolution to remove the audit requirement from our Rules reading:

    “That Rule 71(3) be deleted from the Associations Rules”

    was passed unanimously. The President also stated that it would be the intention of the Committee to arrange for an independent audit as a level of oversight by a qualified Accountant.

    The minutes of the AGM can be viewed here.