Parkinson's ACT Annual General Meeting 2020

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'Corinna 2' Room

Canberra Southern Cross Club Woden

92-96 Corinna Street

Woden, ACT 2606


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Parkinson's ACT invites members and friends to our 2020 Annual General Meeting. We are also excited to present a number of new activities.

About this Event

Please join us for the Annual General Meeting for 2020.

The AGM will be held on Friday October 30th.The AGM evening will have a new format and a new location. There will be a chance to catch up in a COVID-safe environment over refreshments and there will also be two brief presentations during the AGM proceedings.


6:00pm Arrive and Refreshments

6:30pm Guest Speaker: Kate Sterrenberg

Topic: A Doctor may save your life, but an Occupational Therapist helps you live it!

7:00pm AGM - see Agenda

7:45pm Guest Speakers: Jeff Smart and Jen Harkness

Topic: Taking the Bull by the Horns! Empowering people with Young Onset.

8:00pm Supper / Refreshments

8:30pm Close

AGM Agenda

Welcome from the President


Confirmation of Minutes of AGM of 24th September 2019

Business Arising from the Minutes

President’s Annual Report

Treasurer’s Annual Statement of Accounts

Ratification of Annual Membership Fees

Appointment of Auditor

Election of Office Bearers

General Business


The guest speaker Kate Sterrenberg will discuss how occupational therapy benefits people with Parkinson’s. The Young Onset presentation will briefly report on developments in this very important area.

We are very mindful of course of the ACT Corona Virus restrictions. The venue will accommodate 100 people while observing 4 square metres per person.

To ensure compliance with that limit we ask that you register your intention to attend on Eventbrite. 'Tickets' are free of course.

For catering purposes please register by Sunday 25th October.

If there is any change in A.C.T. restrictions we will revise our plans and notify you.

If there are any queries please contact PACT Secretary Robert Taylor at

Supporting materials (2019 AGM Minutes; Audited Financial Report 2019-20; Proxy voting form; Committee Nomination Form; COVID Advice) are all available on the Parkinson's ACT website here.


I'm a member of PACT. Do I have to register?

Yes PACT members must register (on EventBrite book a Free Ticket) for seating and catering purposes.

I'm a member of PACT. How many Free Tickets can I register for?

PACT members are entitled to register for two Free Tickets if their membership lists a second person (for example, a carer, family member, friend or support person).

What refreshments will be available?

Canapes will be provided. Water, tea and coffee will also be available. These will all be free.

There will also be a bar open. Purchases at the bar will be at your own expense.

What if I have food intolerances?

We have asked that the caterers provide for those with restricted diets.

Is the venue accessible for people with disability?

Yes, the Southern Cross Club is fully accessible for people using mobility aids, and has accessible toilets immediately outside of the main conference space.

There are also a number of quiet spaces where participants can relax as needed.

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There is plenty of secure, free under-cover parking at the club, including a number of disabled parking spots near main entrances. Participants will need to have their parking tickets validated at the main desk in the foyer before departing. There is also plenty of public parking directly across the road from the venue and in the immediate vicinity.

Do I have to bring a copy of my ticket to the event?

No, please just check in at the event so that we can ensure compliance with COVID number restrictions.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please email your inquiries to and we will try to get back to you as quickly as possible.


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