Teachers Mutual Bank Limited 2020 Annual General Meeting

Information about our upcoming AGM.

Annual General Meeting

Information about our upcoming AGM

During these unprecedented times with COVID-19, we want to reassure you that the entire team at the Bank is doing all we can to support our members.

In the interest of your health and wellbeing, this year the Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 21 November 2020 will be held as a hybrid event – a small physical meeting linked with online facilities. This will help to ensure the safety of all members and enable you to participate, no matter where you are in Australia.

This new AGM format is in line with the regulator, ASIC’s advice that most AGMs this year should be held using online conferencing technology (webcast) due to social distancing requirements.

Event details

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21 November 2020

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Online using conferencing technology (webcast) due to social distancing requirements

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Registration from 9.15am (AEDT)
AGM commences 10am (AEDT)

What you can expect on the day

You will be able to view a live online webcast of the meeting, submit questions to the Directors and be able to vote in real time or in advance.

We will share full instructions to guide you through this exciting new online AGM format and have team members on hand to provide support by phone should you need it.

Key dates for the 2020 AGM

1. Opening date for nominations 6 August 2020
2. Closing date for nominations 4 September 2020 at 5pm (AEST)
3. Ballot papers sent to all shareholding members 22 September – 29 September 2020
4. Closing date for notice of resolutions proposed by members 21 September 2020
5. Voting closes for nominations 23 October 2020 at 5pm (AEDT)
6. Notice of meeting including Proxy and Business papers sent to all shareholding members

NB. This will include detailed instructions on how to join the online AGM
23 October – 30 October 2020
7. AGM of Teachers Mutual Bank Limited 21 November 2020
8. Registration of Changes 18 December 2020

Election of Directors and Members Committee

The 2020 Directors and Members Committee election has commenced and voting packs have been sent by email or post to all eligible voting members on the 22 September 2020. We encourage you to vote as this is your opportunity to have your say regarding these important positions.

There are seven nominations for the two Director positions and five candidates to fill the four vacancies for the election of the Members Committee.

View candidates

To vote

Vote online by visiting investorvote.com.au/tmbl or if your Ballot Paper has been mailed to you, complete and return in the reply paid envelope to be received by the Returning Officer by 5pm Friday, 23 October 2020.

If you have misplaced or not received your Ballot Paper, email us at AGM@tmbl.com.au

Frequently asked questions

Why is the AGM online?

The AGM is a large scale event that must be planned well in advance. Due to the restrictions currently in place for larger gatherings, it has been decided that the safest option will be to hold a hybrid AGM, a small physical meeting linked with online facilities.

What do I need to access the AGM?

You'll need a device with internet access, such as a desktop computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone.

If you're unable to attend the online AGM you can cast your vote online, request a postal vote or appoint a proxy before the meeting. This has previously been the case for members who are unable to attend the AGM due to geographical restraints.

What do I do if I have difficulty logging on?

Our helpful staff will be on hand on the day to assist our members by phone. We will provide you with the details of this hotline ahead of the meeting.

What happens if the AGM is interrupted by technical difficulties?

In the event that technical difficulties occur during the meeting and a quorum ceases to be present, the AGM will be adjourned. However, if a quorum remains physically present, then, depending on the circumstances, the Chair may decide whether to continue or to adjourn the meeting.

Attendees will be notified of any technical difficulties via the online streaming platform.

Contact us

If you have any other questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Please continue to check this page for ongoing updates.

Find more information on our Board of Directors.