TNA Australia AGM 2023 – Information

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Our Annual General Meeting will be held online on Saturday 1st April at 10.30am for Tasmania, Vic, ACT and NSW time; please adjust this time if you live in another state or territory – please check.

It is important to note a member can only vote if they are a current financial member.  You are required to login to your account to access the members library to “nominate a committee member” and for your vote in the “Special Resolution” to be valid.

The Zoom online link is highlighted below:

AGM Meeting Link

or post the below URL into your browser


In addition to the new committee of management being elected during the AGM, a significant agenda item is the ratification of the new revised Constitution by which the organisation will operate.

Our Constitution
Twenty years ago inaugural President, Irene Wood, wrote a Constitution to guide Trigeminal Neuralgia Association Australia and it enabled the organisation’s incorporation within NSW.

Two decades on, the world is a different place. The digital era has been consolidated and this means that our existing Constitution fails to recognise the changes. The existing Constitution does not meet all the requirements of a number of pieces of legislation, and in addition, it directs some very specific actions which our committee no longer wishes to make.

In the last half of 2022 a new Constitution was written that absorbed NSW legislation and regulations for Incorporated Associations, the requirements of the Australian Charities and Not Profit Commission (ACNC), and other federal legislative requirements.

Since the committee gave approval to the new Constitution, the document has been submitted for a legal opinion and we now know the revision is sound.


Agenda for AGM – 1st April 2023

  • Call to order:



  1. Approval of minutes from the AGM of June 2022: TNA Australia AGM Minutes 2022
  2. The President’s report: AGM 2023 President's Report
  3. The Secretary Members Report: AGM 2023 Membership Report
  4. Treasurers report: AGM 2023 Treasurer Financial Report , AGM 2023 Financial Audit Report 2022
  5. Facebook report: AGM 2023 Facebook Report
  6. Special Resolution *** a) TNAA Original Constitution 2002b) TNAA Updated Constitution 2023c) AGM Meeting 2023 Special Resolution
  7. Election of committee members
  8. Other Business

*** Special resolution proposed:
The members resolve that the revised Constitution be adopted as the Rules for Trigeminal Neuralgia Association Australia Incorporated

Please download the special resolution (c) and complete voting instructions

  • Meeting closed at:

Details of nominations to committee posts will be recorded below


please make your nominations through the nomination page see link below:

Nominate Your Committee



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