From the President

Annual General Meeting Details

Jennifer Willcox

Official Notice: ASCCA Annual General Meeting (AGM) Details

As the vibrant colours of October adorn the landscapes, we are thrilled to bring you the latest edition of the ASCCA eNews. There are a few important updates we’d like to share with you.

Annual General Meeting (AGM) Details

Our Twenty Second Annual General Meeting is fast approaching, and we’re excited to have you join us on this special occasion. Here are the details:

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AGM Announcement

Jennifer Willcox

Official Notice: ASCCA Annual General Meeting (AGM) Details

Whilst the Annual Conference has been cancelled, the 2023 ASCCA Annual General Meeting (AGM) will still be held, as per previous years, on the date originally scheduled for the Conference.  Member participation is of utmost importance as we gather to discuss critical matters and chart the course for our association’s future. Kindly take note of the following information:

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Digital Mentor Training

Be Connected Digital Mentor training session

Become a Digital Mentor with ASCCA’s Be Connected Training!

Unlock the power of technology and become a Digital Mentor with ASCCA’s Be Connected Training! As a Be Connected Capacity Building Network Partner, ASCCA offers FREE training in September both in person (Perth) and online to help you guide seniors on their digital journey. Join us in making a meaningful impact.

We are excited to announce the latest Be Connected Digital Mentor training dates for September, 12th September in Perth – in partnership with the Centre for Accessibility Australia, and 20th and 22nd September online option (two half day sessions form the full day – registrants must be available for both sessions).

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From the President’s Desk June

Jennifer Willcox

I hope this message finds you in good health and high spirits. As we enter the month of June, which signals the beginning of the Ngoongar season of Makuru, which is cold and wet between now and July!  I am delighted to share this month’s news and updates with you through the ASCCA eNews.

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From the President’s Desk

Welcome to yet another ASCCA monthly eNews!  We are now distributing a Weekly eNews Update that helps to share the wealth of digital technology information that is abound these days, not just from ASCCA.
ASCCA is gearing up for a very busy period – Board Meeting tomorrow, Special General Meeting on 17th September where we expect those Club delegates present to adopt the proposed amended Constitution.  Please register your expected attendance.  See details of the amendments further in this eNews.
Conference on 10th November – plans are firming up and we hope to present to you soon the Program line up of Guest Speakers.  The day is promising to be jam packed full of information, fun, games, knowledge and lots more………
ASCCA AGM is the last topic of the Conference day on 10th November.  Please join us to listen and learn what a tremendous year it’s been – and our plans going forward.
Competitions are drawing to a close, with judges assessing and reporting on all the entries. 
Nan is joining us at the next Clubs Forum, so don’t forget to register your attendance.  She’ll be sharing her knowledge on how to research and setup a Family Tree.  Nan is a bit of an expert in this topic, so those who are interested in Genealogy will gain much from Nan’s presentation.
Until next time!

Warm regards, 

Jennifer Willcox

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Special General Meeting

The Australian Seniors Computer Clubs Association [ASCCA] Board of Directors advises all members that the Special General Meeting with the intention to propose a special resolution in order to adopt the proposed new ASCCA Constitution 2022, previously scheduled for September 2nd will now be held: 

September 17th 2022 via Zoom

Starting at: 10.00am AEST (Sydney Melbourne, Canberra) / 9:30am ACST (Darwin, Adelaide) / 8.00am AWST (Perth) 

We ask all member Clubs to nominate a delegate to attend on the Club’s behalf, they are asked to please register via this link.

A link with the meeting details will then be emailed to registrants.

The proposed new Constitution can be found on our Governance page – or by clicking here

For your delegates’ information prior to the meeting; 

It was necessary to rewrite the ASCCA constitution because:-

  1. The government made a law stating that all nominees for a Board position had to have a Directors Identification number
  2. To widen the scope for people to nominate for directorships providing they can show competency
  3. Clarified the classes of memberships
  4. Stop Directors from voting at our general meetings
  5. Correction of spelling and grammatical errors
  6. Renumbering 

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