2024 Extraordinary General Meeting


31st March 2024

 

RE: NOTICE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENERAL MEETING

 

Dear Member,

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an extraordinary general meeting (EGM) of Australian Powerlifting Union Ltd will be held:

 

Date : 21 April 2024 (Sunday)

Time : 13:00 PM AEST

Venue: Cougars Weightlifting Club, The Sleeman Sports Complex (Under the Velodrome Cnr Old Cleveland Road and, Tilley Rd, Chandler QLD 4155

 

EGM for the purposes of considering and, if thought fit, passing the following special resolutions:

 

1). Change of company name

The New Name:
STRENGTH SPORTS AUSTRALIA LTD
as the Intended Name to which:
AUSTRALIAN POWERLIFTING UNION LTD
Intends to Change its Name.

 

Background:

We are excited to announce that Australian Powerlifting Union Ltd is expanding its focus beyond powerlifting to encompass a broader spectrum of strength sports. Our mission is to grow not only powerlifting but also other strength disciplines, fostering a vibrant and inclusive community of athletes dedicated to pushing their limits and achieving greatness.

Our upcoming events, initiatives, and resources are tailored to support athletes across various strength sports.

As a pioneering step, we will focus on growing Powerlifting and Kettlebells.

To support this mission, we'd like to adopt the new company name the 'STRENGTH SPORTS AUSTRALIA' to replace the Australian Powerlifting Union Ltd.

Together, let's elevate the entire strength community to new heights!

 

2). Change of Constitution

Proposed constitution click here

 

Background:

We are proposing recent updates to our constitution, aligning it with our new mission/ objects and ensuring enhanced governance practices.

These amendments are aimed at supporting our expanded mission and vision, enabling us to better serve our community and stakeholders in the pursuit of our shared goals. By enhancing governance structures and processes, we are strengthening our organisation's ability to fulfil its responsibilities and uphold its values.

We believe these changes will facilitate smoother operations and more effective decision-making, ultimately leading to greater success in fulfilling our mission.

 

 

Thank you for your continued support!

 

A reminder that only full members can vote at the EGM.

 

Information about Special Resolutions

Special resolutions are needed for certain changes as defined in the Corporations Act. Decisions like changing a company's name or changing the company's constitution will require a special resolution.

For a special resolution to be valid, the special resolution must be passed by at least 75% of the votes cast by members entitled to vote (whether by members present at the EGM or by proxy).

 

Please attend the meeting in person at the above venue.

OR, you can submit the proxy NOT LATER THAN 19 April 2024 (i.e. NO LATER THAN 48 hours before the starting time)

Please click here for Proxy Form.

 

 

Yours Sincerely,

APU 

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