To formalise a change submit you need to fill out a proposal form considering the deadline dates provided. A reminder of these dates will be provide in the notice for the Annual General Meeting (AGM).

PROPOSAL DEADLINE: 21 days prior to the AGM. [ILGA Oceania Constitution, s31(5)]
AMENDMENT DEADLINE: 15 days prior to the AGM. [ILGA Oceania Constitution, s31(6)]

NOTE: After you submit a proposal there is the ability for everyone to discuss and offer up amendments to the proposal before it is voted upon.


To have a proposal approved you need to get it voted upon at an Annual General Meeting (AGM). Each type of proposal requires a specific threshold of members votes to be approved.

The following is a list of the required majority of member votes cast before the proposal is approved:

GENERAL PROPOSALS: 50%
CONSTITUTION CHANGES: 75% (Special Resolution) [ILGA Oceania Constitution, s35]
CONSTITUTION AIMS & OBJECTIVE CHANGES: 50% [ILGA Oceania Constitution, s3(2)]
LODGEMENT: 28 days after the resolution. [ILGA Oceania Constitution, s42]

No documentary change to the ILGA Oceania constitution or its standing orders may conflict with the aims and objectives of the ILGA Oceania constitution or its standing orders [ILGA Oceania Constitution, s42], or any relevant legal requirements [Association Incorporation Act 2009 (NSW) & Associations Incorporation Regulation 2016 (NSW)].