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The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the company is an opportunity for shareholders to hear an update on the company's activities during the year, vote on motions (such as election of directors) and ask questions to be answered by AWI Chairman and CEO.

AWI will hold its 2019 Annual General Meeting at 10am (AEST) on Friday 22 November at the Amora Hotel located at 11 Jamison Street in Sydney.

Formal notice and meeting papers were sent to AWI shareholders in October 2019.

AWI AGM webcast

The 2019 AWI AGM will be broadcast live via webcast on Friday 22 November at 10am Sydney time.

This initiative by AWI enables those AWI shareholders that are unable to attend the AGM in person to view the AGM proceedings live.

You must register to view the AGM. You can register at any time/date prior to the AGM or on the day of the AGM.

You will be able to log in to view the webcast 30 minutes before the webinar is due to start.

To register or log in to view the webcast live, click here.

For optimum viewing experience, the use of Chrome or Firefox browsers and PC/laptops is recommended.

Questions from AWI shareholders:

Only AWI shareholders are permitted to ask questions at the AGM. If you are an AWI shareholder and want to ask a question online for the Chair or CEO to answer at the AGM, you must provide your AWI shareholder number (SRN). You can do this either when you register (preferred), or on the day when you submit your question. You can locate your SRN on your holding statement and other shareholder communications – the SRN will be the letter I followed by an 11 digit number.

Questions can be submitted online on 22 November during the AGM (ie when the viewing screen is available). The “Ask a Question” facility can be accessed by clicking the Blue-hand.jpg button at the top of the viewing screen.

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AWI held its 2018 Annual General Meeting on Friday 23 November 2018 at 10am at the Swissotel located at 68 Market Street, Sydney, NSW.

Formal notice and meeting papers were sent to AWI shareholders in October 2018.

AWI AGM webcast

The 2018 AWI AGM was broadcast live via webcast on Friday 23 November at 10am Sydney time – this initiative by AWI enabled those AWI shareholders that were unable to attend the AGM in person to view the AGM proceedings live.

A video recording of the AGM is available by clicking here. You will need to register to view the recording, unless you have previously registered. The recording will be available via this webpage for 12 months until November 2019.

*For optimum viewing experience please log in from a computer, laptop or tablet. Viewing this webcast on an iPhone will load the video only.

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AWI held its 2017 Annual General Meeting on Friday 17 November 2017 at 10am at the Swissotel in Sydney, NSW.

The hard copies of AWI 2017 AGM documentation (Notice of AGM, voting form etc) were lodged with Australia Post by AWI’s share registry, Link Market Services, on Monday 23 October. For those AWI shareholders who have requested that they receive email communication instead of hard copy communication, the documentation was emailed on Tuesday 24 October.

Election of directors

At the AGM, Colette Garnsey and James Morgan were re-elected to the Board of AWI, and Don Macdonald was elected to the Board.

The votes for their election were:

Colette Garnsey 205,584
Don Macdonald 136,384
James Morgan 135,892
Paul Cocking 128,618
Will Wilson 74,308

 

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AWI held its 2016 Annual General Meeting at 10am on Friday 18 November 2016 at:

Swissotel Sydney
Blaxland Room
68 Market Street
Sydney NSW

Formal notice and meeting papers were sent to AWI shareholders in October 2016.

Pursuant to provision 13.3 of the Constitution of AWI, the retirement and election of Directors occurs every two years. As an election of Directors took place at the 2015 AGM, and there were no Board vacancies, no election of Directors was held at the 2016 AGM.

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AWI held its 2015 Annual General Meeting at 10am on Friday 20th November 2015 at:

Swissotel Sydney
Blaxland Room
68 Market Street
Sydney NSW

Formal notice and meeting papers were sent to AWI shareholders in October 2015.

Election of directors

At the AGM, Wal Merriman and David Webster were re-elected to the Board of AWI, and Jock Laurie was elected to the Board.

The votes for their election were:

Wal Merriman 73,337
David Webster 74,514
Jock Laurie 72,337

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2014 AGM

AWI held its 2014 Annual General Meeting at 10am on Friday 21st November 2014 at:

Swissotel Sydney
Blaxland Room
68 Market Street
Sydney NSW

Formal notice and meeting papers were sent to Shareholders in late October 2014.

Pursuant to provision 13.3 of the Constitution of AWI, the retirement and election of Directors occurs every two years. As an election of Directors took place at the 2013 AGM, and there were no Board vacancies, no election of Directors were held at the 2014 AGM.

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2013 AGM

AWI held its 2013 Annual General Meeting on Friday 22nd November 2013 at The Grace Hotel in Sydney.

At the AGM and according to the Corporations Act, shareholders voted to limit the board to seven Directors. Subsequently the results of the election of Directors are as follows:

Candidates

Meredith Sheil 138,006 votes for
James Morgan 99,934 votes for
Paul Cocking 92,544 votes for
George Falkiner 84,216 votes for
Martin Oppenheimer 51,938 votes for
Will Roberts 45,936 votes for
Jock MacRae 33,066 votes for
John Hassell 31,795 votes for

Therefore Meredith Sheil was re-elected to the Board of AWI, and James Morgan and Paul Cocking were elected to the Board.

The complete Board was now comprised of these candidates along with Wal Merriman, Brian van Rooyen, David Webster and Colette Garnsey.

Subsequent to the AGM, the new Board met and resolved to elect Wal Merriman as the Chairman.

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2012 AGM

The AWI 2012 Annual General Meeting was held on Friday 23rd November 2012 at the Grace Hotel, Sydney.

No election of directors took place at the 2012 AWI AGM.

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2011 AGM

AWI held its 2011 Annual General Meeting on Friday 18th November 2011 at the Grace Hotel, Sydney NSW.

At the AGM and according to the Corporations Act, shareholders voted to limit the board to seven Directors, with 151,797 votes in favour of the resolution. Subsequently the results of the election of Directors were as follows:

Candidate Votes for
Colette Garnsey 122,680
Brian van Rooyen 118,735
David Webster 118,506
Robert McBride 65,037
Alix Turner 27,236

Therefore Colette Garnsey, Brian van Rooyen and David Webster were elected to the Board of AWI. The complete Board now comprised these candidates along with Wal Merriman, Roger Fletcher, Meredith Sheil and George Falkiner.

The new Board met immediately following the AGM and re-elected Wal Merriman as Chairman and Roger Fletcher as Deputy Chairman.

The resolution to change the Constitution to allow the Board Nomination Committee more time to complete its function in future elections required a vote of 75% in favour. The resulting vote in favour of the change was 87.62%.


2010 AGM

AWI held its 2010 Annual General Meeting on Friday 19th November 2010 at the Grace Hotel, Sydney NSW.

In accordance with the previous year's successful vote to conduct director elections every two years, no election of directors took place at the 2010 AWI AGM.


2009 AGM

AWI held its 2009 Annual General Meeting at 10am on Friday 27 November at the Grace Hotel, Sydney NSW.

Election results

AWI shareholders re-elected three board members who retied by rotation - Wal Merriman, Roger Fletcher and Chick Olsson.

Candidates Votes in favour
Mr Walter B Merriman 169,976
Mr Charles (Chick) Olsson 161,693
Mr Roger Fletcher 176,810

 Amendment of AWI Constitution

AWI shareholders also agreed (162,475 votes in favour) to change the AWI Constitution so that an election of directors retiring by rotation must now take place every two years.


2008 AGM

AWI held its 2008 Annual General Meeting at 2.00pm on Wednesday 19 November at: Belmont Park Racecourse, Burswood Western Australia.

Ten candidates nominated for the five positions on the AWI Board, Dr Meredith Sheil, Mr Laurence Modiano, Mr George Falkiner, Mr Brian van Rooyen, Dr John Keniry, Mr David Webster, Mr Will Roberts, Mr Ken Boundy, Dr Chris Abell and Ms Robyn Clubb.

The successful candidates were:

Mr Laurence Modiano 199,293
Dr Meredith Sheil 189,892
Mr Brian van Rooyen 185,006
Mr David Webster 179,587
Mr George Falkiner 174,811

2007 AGM

AWI held its 2007 Annual General Meeting at 2.00pm on Wednesday 14 November at: The Kardinia Heights Centre, cnr Anakie & Ballarat Roads, Bell Post Hill (4km north-west of Geelong), Victoria.

Dr Kevin Bell was re-elected, and Mr Roger Fletcher and Mr Charles (Chick) Olsson were elected, to the AWI Board of Directors.

Mr Roger Fletcher 160,464
Mr Charles (Chick) Olsson 141,513
Dr Kevin Bell 139,709
Mr Hugh Nivison 127,916
Mr Robert Pietsch 119,084
Mr Peter Sykes 113,809

2006 AGM

AWI held its 2006 Annual General Meeting at 2pm on Tuesday 14 November at The Armidale Ex-Services Memorial Club, Dumaresq Street, Armidale, New South Wales.

Mr Brian van Rooyen, Dr Chris Abell and Mr Walter Merriman were re-elected to the AWI Board of Directors

Mr Brian van Rooyen 142,733
Mr Walter Merriman 130,487
Dr Chris Abell 126,282
Mr Charles (Chick) Olsson 106,673
Mr John Carstairs  69,808

2005 AGM

The 2005 Australian Wool Innovation Limited Annual General Meeting was held on Wednesday 9 November at The Shores Function Complex, West Beach, Adelaide.

Ian McLachlan, Kevin Bell and Peter Sykes were elected to the AWI Board of Directors

Item

Votes in
favour

Result
Motion 2(a) - to elect as a Director, Ms Kathy Walker-Shaw 107,466 Not carried
Motion 2(b) - to re-elect as a Director, Dr Kevin J Bell 203,757 Carried
Motion 2(c) - to re-elect as a Director, Mr Ian M McLachlan 225,064 Carried
Motion 2(d) - to re-elect as a Director, Mr Peter S Sykes 200,751 Carried
Motion 2(e) - to elect as a Director, Mr Shane J Edwards 46,209 Not carried
Motion 2(f) - to elect as a Director, Mr William D Crozier 67,597 Not carried

2004 AGM

Australian Wool Innovation Limited held its Annual General Meeting at 2pm on Friday 19 November 2004 at Ballarat.

Hugh Nivison, Wal Merriman and Brian van Rooyen were elected to the Board of Directors.

Item Votes in
favour
Result
Motion 2(a) - to re-elect as a Director, Mr Hugh Nivison 129,833 Carried
Motion 2(b) - to re-elect as a Director, Mr David Boyd 120,598 Not carried
Motion 2(c) - to elect as a Director, Mr Walter Bruce Merriman 129,317 Carried
Motion 2(d) - to elect as a Director, Ms Kathy Walker Shaw 117,556 Not carried
Motion 2(e) - to re-elect as a Director, Mr Brian van Rooyen 136,409 Carried
Motion 2(f) - to elect as a Director, Mr Martin Oppenheimer 91,498 Not carried

2003 AGM

The 2003 AWI Annual General Meeting was held in Perth, Western Australia on 21 November 2003.

Motions:

2. Re-election and Election of Directors

To consider and if thought fit to pass the following as separate ordinary resolutions:

  1. To elect as a Director Dr Christopher John Abell, who retires as a Director in accordance with Rule 13.2 of the Company's Constitution and, being eligible, offers himself for election.
  2. To re-elect as a Director Dr Kevin John Bell, who retires as a Director in accordance with Rule 13.3(a) of the Company's Constitution and, being eligible, offers himself for re-election.
  3. To re-elect as a Director Mr Peter Sylvester Sykes, who retires as a Director in accordance with Rule 13.3(a) of the Company's Constitution and, being eligible, offers himself for re-election.

3. Deeds of Indemnity, Access and Insurance

The meeting is to consider, and if thought appropriate, pass the following RESOLUTION as an ordinary resolution:

That approval is hereby given for the Company to enter into a Deed of Access, Indemnity and Insurance with each of the present and each of the future directors of the Company, materially in the form of the deed, a copy of which has been made available at this meeting and the material terms of which are described in the Explanatory Notes accompanying this Notice of Meeting.

4. Amendments to the Constitution of the Company

The meeting is to consider and, if it is considered appropriate, to pass the AMENDING RESOLUTION as a Special Resolution.

To amend the Constitution of the Company in the manner set out in the Explanatory Notes accompanying this Notice of Meeting.

Results:

Item Votes in favour  Votes against Result
Motion 2(a) 158,195 7,470 Carried
Motion 2(b) 162,627 4,475 Carried
Motion 2(c) 149,475 16,561 Carried
Motion 3 155,340 7,365 Carried
Motion 4 158,419 4,951 Carried

2002 AGM

The inaugural AWI Annual General Meeting was held in Hay, NSW on 31 October 2002.

On the motion regarding the election of Directors the results of the poll were as follows:

Elected candidates

  1. Ian Murray McLachlan - 268,639 votes
  2. Brian Percy Van Rooyen - 258,348 votes
  3. Peter Sylvester Sykes - 249,226 votes
  4. Hugh Peter Nivison - 242,434 votes
  5. James David Osborn Boyd - 235,540 votes
  6. Kevin John Bell - 234,698 votes

Unelected candidates

  1. Maree Patricia McCaskill - 229,894 votes
  2. Patricia Ann Murphy - 224,069 votes
  3. Alan Osbourne Trounson - 215,210 votes
  4. Donald Mark Nelson - 205,175 votes
  5. Michael John Staley - 200,010 votes

 

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