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Constitution of Melbourne Forum Limited

CORPORATIONS ACT 2001 COMPANY LIMITED BY GUARANTEE CONSTITUTION of MELBOURNE FORUM LIMITED ACN 141 147 079 TABLE OF CONTENTS    1.                  Preliminary                                    &...

Constitution of Melbourne Forum Limited

21.2      A proxy’s appointment is valid at an adjourned general meeting. 21.3      Unless otherwise provided for in the proxy’s appointment or in any instrument appointing an attorney, the appointment of the proxy or the attorney will be taken to confer authority:             (a)        to vote on:      &n...

It has been a fantastic year of events and fellowship.  The Melbourne Forum ran a record number of 73 events across the arts, politics, culture and Melbourne life genres – from our inaugural series of intimate Melbourne Stories and the Former Premiers’ series, through to signature events with David Marr, Ahmed Fahour, Prof Rhonda Galbally AO and Andrew Denton. A particular highlight this year was Brain Research: The New Frontier with Professor Geoffrey A Donnan AO. It is...

Farewell to our Chairman, John Ridley

I am very honored to be able to say something about John on this occasion. I have known John for quite a while, going back to his Liberal party days, when I seem to remember we were working on the possible redevelopment of the Sanitarium Building near he lived, and we spoke to him about the potential of Warburton to take an ambitious scheme. Since then we have worked on a major project together – the Victorian Desalination Project, where John had the unbelievable task of placati...

2016 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING CHAIRMANíS REPORT

This Annual General Meeting of Melbourne Forum Ltd is our sixth and follows another great year of activity. I think you all know that this is my swan-song as chair and a director so stand by for a long statement! By December last year, we reached our highest number of members – 229.  The renewal process went well although a higher number (36) did not renew, for a variety of reasons. We make a point of contacting all those who do not renew to ensure we get feedback. Toda...

Melbourne Awards - nominations are open

A Melbourne Award is our city’s highest accolade. For over a decade, these awards have provided the City of Melbourne with a platform to celebrate the inspirational achievements of people and organisations whose passion and commitment have helped make Melbourne one of the most liveable cities in the world. The awards celebrate significant contributions in the areas of Environmental Sustainability, Community, Multiculturalism and strengthening Melbourne’s Profile. Every day...