Is it essential to have an independent chairperson at an AGM changeover...
http://masterofmeetings.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Do-you-need-an-independent-chair-at-an-AGM.mp3 This question has come... 
Fact or Opinion – The crucial distinction for good decision making...
http://masterofmeetings.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Fact-or-Opinion.mp3 It’s been calculated that the “average” adult... 
What are the main authorities or references for meeting procedure in Australia and New Zealand...
There are a number of books on meeting procedure in Australia and New Zealand. CAUTION: Your organisation may use a book called... 
What can an unfinancial member do at a meeting?...
A question has been received from John of Ballajura in WA. We had a person who is unfinancial but used to be a member attend... 
Confirming minutes when the people are no longer around...
Peter has asked the following question: How do minutes become confirmed if the persons present at the meeting when a decision... 
Casting votes – a tricky issue...
Lee has written the following question: What happens when the ‘status quo’ is ambiguous? In this example half of... 
Rescinding motions – Some tricky things to know...
In a reply to my post about rescission motions, Jason from Victoria has added some really good comments. Thanks Jason. Jason... 
Vacating the chair to make a presentation...
Karen from Doubleview in Western Australia has asked about the protocol when vacating the chair to make a presentation. Presiding... 
Can the president (or chair) move a motion at a meeting?...
Andrea from Koroop in Victoria, Australia has asked:  “Can the president move a motion at a meeting? What law is this... 
Does a motion need to be seconded?...
This question is common and the answer is fairly simple. In Australia and New Zealand it is custom to have every motion seconded.... 

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