Annual General Meetings 2022

Annual General Meetings 2022

All of our Members are encouraged to participate in our election process and attend our Annual General Meetings.

Since 1976, with the support of our Members, the Wilderness Society has stood at the forefront of Australia’s most historic environmental victories. From the Franklin River to K'gari (Fraser Island), to the forests of lutruwita / Tasmania, the Kimberley and the Great Australian Bight, we’re focussed on bigger-picture outcomes.

Every day we work to fulfil our Purpose of protecting, promoting and restoring wilderness and natural processes across Australia for the survival and ongoing evolution of life on Earth. As a Member, you are a vital part of a broader movement making this happen.

Election of Directors 2022—The Wilderness Society Ltd

Each year Members participate in the election of our Board of Directors. The nomination and election processes are designed to promote broad geographic representation.

The Wilderness Society Board. Image: Noah Thompson.

Following our call for nominations, Wilderness Society Members voted in the 2022 Election of Directors for The Wilderness Society Ltd’s Board and the results of the Election were declared at The Wilderness Society Ltd’s AGM on 23 November 2022.

Elected to the Board of Directors were Lisa Roberts, Paul McDonnell and Fiona Justin. These elected Directors join our continuing elected Directors Leanne Craze, Jacqueline Mills, Amanda Branley, and Andrew Barker; and skills-based, appointed Directors, Karl Tischler and Junita Mushenko.

See the full Declaration of Results

The Wilderness Society Ltd 2022 Annual General Meeting

2022 brings continued uncertainty arising from COVID-19, The Wilderness Society has made arrangements consistent with our Constitution and the law for our 2022 AGM to be held as a ‘virtual’ meeting. This enables Members to participate in the event remotely, receive reports from the current Board of Directors and be notified of the Election of Directors results.

The Wilderness Society Ltd held its 2022 Annual General Meeting by webinar on Wednesday, 23 November enabling Members to participate in the event remotely, in order to receive reports from the Board of Directors and be notified of the results of the election.

Minutes of the AGM, confirmed by the meeting Convenor, are now available for interested Members.

At the AGM a special resolution was passed to amend The Wilderness Society Ltd Constitution. The updated Constitution will also be published here shortly.

Further information

Should you require additional information regarding this year’s Election of Directors or the AGM, please call our Supporter Care team on 1800 030 641.

Join your local Wilderness Society 2022 Annual General Meeting

Wilderness Society entities are also hosting their own AGMs, where Members can receive reports and updates from their local Campaign Centre. Check each Campaign Centre notice for the ability to participate via Zoom. Click the links below to RSVP to a gathering near you!

Wilderness Society Newcastle AGM

Wilderness Society (South Australia) Inc. AGM

Wilderness Society (Tasmania) Inc. AGM

Wilderness Society Victoria Inc. AGM

Wilderness Society WA AGM

Wilderness Society (Sydney) Inc AGM & SGM

Sincere thanks to all of our Members for their ongoing support, and for taking interest in the governance of the Wilderness Society.