Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of The Glebe Society Incorporated will be held at 11am on Sunday 29th August 2010 at Benledi (next to Glebe Library) at 186 Glebe Point Road. 

The agenda for the meeting is published below.

Nominations for Committee

Office bearers of the Society and other members of the Management Committee will be elected at the AGM. A nomination form is available on the Glebe Society’s website (click here), or by contacting the Secretary (email:, phone: 9660 7873, or write to PO Box 100 Glebe 2037). Members are warmly encouraged to consider the benefits of active participation in the Society. Nominations close on Friday 20 August 2010.


All members of the Society are invited to the AGM. Only financial members are entitled to vote.


1 Present

2 Apologies

3 Confirmation of the minutes of the 40th Annual General Meeting held on 30 August 2009

4 President’s report

5 Subcommittee reports

Some Sub-committee reports are published in this and the next Bulletin. Others will be provided to meeting attendees.   Those Chairpersons and Convenors who are present at the meeting can provide updates and/or answer questions.

6 Treasurer’s report

Motion: That the Auditor’s report for the Glebe Society Incorporated for the 2009/10 financial year, Balance Sheet as at 30 June 2010, and the Income and Expenditure Statement for the year ended 30 June 2010, be received.

7 Election of Office Bearers

8 Awards

8.1 Motion: That Tony Strachan be elected as an Honorary Life Member of the Society in recognition of both his work for the Glebe Society on major projects in the 1970s, and his continuing influence in the wider sphere of the development and acceptance of the concept of the value of our built heritage in particular.

8.2 Motion: That Bruce Davis be elected as an Honorary Life Member of the Society. His contribution to the Society has been across a huge range of issues, in an extraordinary number of capacities. It has been tireless, reasoned, rational, and effective.

8.3 Award: The Awards Subcommittee also recommended that Lyn Collingwood be awarded the Glebe Society Commendation in recognition of her contribution to preserving the history and heritage of Glebe.

9 Close of meeting

Guest speaker: We are delighted that Médecins Sans Frontièreshas accepted our invitation to send a representative tospeak to members, following the conclusion of the formal meeting agenda.  The Guest Speaker will be Dr Stewart Condon, who has worked as a medical doctor in Sudan, Indonesia and Pakistan; as field coordinator in Sri Lanka and most recently as Medical Coordinator in Bangladesh

Refreshments will be served at the conclusion of the talk.