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2022 AGM  

Notice is hereby given of the Annual General Meeting of the members of Independent Advocacy in the Tropics Inc.

Date:              Monday 26 September 2022
Time:              12:30pm – 3:00pm
Place:             Boardroom, IANQ Office, Suite 1/1-3 Barlow St, South Townsville  Q  4810

AGENDA

  1. Welcome and apologies
  2. Acceptance of Minutes of the last AGM held Friday 17 September 2021
  3. General Business Arising from previous AGM - NIL
  4. Chair’s Report including Annual Report
  5. Treasurer’s Report
  6. Auditor’s Report
  7. Annual Financial Statements
  8. Step down of current Management Committee
  9. Election of 2022 - 2023 Management Committee
  10. Appointment of Auditor for 2022 - 2023
  11. General Business
  12. Close

Forms:  Nomination Form PDF  |  Proxy Form PDF  |  Notice - Agenda PDF

Please note, to be eligible for a Management Committee position, you must be able to obtain a Disability Services Yellow Card and Working with Children Blue Card.
 

WESTERN TRIPS  

SAVE THE DATES - 2022:  once set, see our flyer or calendar entries for lcations/dates/times 

 

3 - 7 OCTOBER

31 OCTOBER - 7 NOVEMBER

27 NOVEMBER - 2 DECEMBER

   

  • Chat with our CEO on what we do and how we might be able to help
  • Service Provider presentations on request (conducted on site in person and/or via video link)
  • Book in for a private meeting with one of our advocates (via phone or video link)

Give us a call on 1800 887 688 to pre-book meetings, chats or presentations.   

Interested in attending a Self-Advocacy Workshop in the region?  Let us know by emailing us at events@ianq.org.au


Self-Advocacy Workshops - Expressions of Interest

Speak Up imageThis workshop has been developed for us by Dorothy Sellers, B.Com.Welf:M.Soc.Pol and will be presented and facilitated by our trained Advocates.  In it you will:

  • learn what self-advocacy is and the skills you need
  • know how and when to use them
  • learn how to identify problems
  • how to prepare yourself and how to do it

These workshops are open to people with disability, their family members and/or carers, support workers or service organisations.

Due to the success of our 2020 Workshop Series, we are taking expressions of interest from those who would like to attend a workshop.  Please call our office on 1800 887 688 and speak with Leanne or email her at events@ianq.org.au.