ANNUAL REPORTS AND QUARTERLY NOTICES
2017 Notice of Annual General Meeting (AGM).
View the respective Annual Reports below. The 2016 Financial Review was held in the Merimbula RSL Club on Wednesday, 25 October, 2017 at 7.15pm.
Board of Directors
Mr Allan F. Browning: Garden Centre owner, member of House Committee, Service Board member since 30/8/10, no other Directorships held.
Mr Philip J. Cheek: Retired, member of the Finance and Catering Committees, Service Board Member since 24/10/12, no other Directorships held.
Mr David J. Crawford: Retired, member of the Finance and House Committees, Club Board Member since 27/10/10, no other Directorships held.
Mr John F. Finn: Retired, member of Finance and Catering Committees, Service Board member since 29/10/08, no other Directorships held.
Mr Alan J. Johnson: Retired, member of the House and Catering Committees, Club Board Member since 25/3/93, no other Directorships held.
Mr David J. Rankin: Retired, member of the House Committee, Club Board Member since 28/7/14, no other Directorships held.
Mr Graeme N. Williams: CPA, Retired, President and member of the Finance Committee, Service Board Member since 27/10/99, no other Directorships held.
Each Director is a financial Member of the Merimbula RSL Club Limited.
1 ENTRY TO THE CLUB
A: Members entering the Club are required to produce their membership card to Front Desk Personnel to sight.
B: Members and their guests must adhere to the dress code and standards of the Club and its Management and designated staff have the authority to determine if the dress standard is met.
C: The Front Desk Personnel are authorised to ensure that all visitors enter the Club in accordance with the requirements of the licensing laws.
D: In any dispute regarding entry to the Club, the Front Desk Personnel will refer the matter to Management.
E: Management reserves the right to refuse entry to any visitors without explanation.
F: Any member or visitor will be refused entry to the Club if it is deemed
that person is intoxicated, appears to be nearing or showing signs of intoxication.
2 MEMBERS GUESTS
A: A member bringing a guest or guests into the Club will be required to sign the Members Guest Register against the name of each visitor.
B: The member will be responsible for the guest’s behaviour whilst the guest is on or near the premises.
C: Any misconduct or breach of House Rules by a guest may be regarded as a breach by the member responsible for that guest.
D: Guests who have been signed in shall not remain on the premises after the member who has signed them in has left.
3 PROOF OF AGE
A: When required by a Club officer, proof of age must be established (being passport, drivers licence or photo card).
B: Persons under the age of eighteen will not be permitted in restricted areas.
C: Persons under the age of eighteen must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
4 CLUB DRESS
A: The Club wishes to maintain a standard of dress and appearance in keeping with the expectations of fellow members and the standards of the facilities provided. The standard is “clean, neat and tidy” in both clothing and appearance.
B: Minimum standard of dress is smart casual wear along with a clean and neat appearance in personal grooming.
C: If a member or guest is dressed or appears in a way that may offend other members or guests, this is sufficient cause to refuse entry to the Club.
D: The Front Desk Personnel are authorised to adjudicate on whether a member or guest meets the required standards.
A: In order to ensure the comfort of all patrons, no member or guest may create undue noise or cause a disturbance on the premises.
B: Offensive language will not be tolerated within or in the surrounds of the Club.
C: All patrons must respect the privacy of other members and guests at all times.
D: Members and guests are requested to leave the premises in a quiet orderly manner respecting our neighbours.
6 RESPONSIBLE SERVICE OF ALCOHOL
A: The Club maintains a Responsible Service of Alcohol Policy which can be viewed at Front Desk.
7 RESPONSIBLE CONDUCT OF GAMING
The Club maintains a Responsible Gaming Policy which can be viewed at Front Desk.
8 CAR PARKING
A: The Club Car Park is for members and authorised personnel, use only when visiting the premises. If a car is to be left in the car park, specific permission must be sought and granted by Management.
B: Members are responsible for their cars and their contents. All care must be taken when parking in the car park.
C: When leaving the car park, members and guests are requested to do so carefully and quietly.
D: No pedestrian access through car park
A: Under NSW Health Act 2000, all indoor areas are non-smoking.
A: Your opinion and observations are important to us because our goal is to provide you with excellent services and facilities. You will find feedback forms situated throughout the Club or alternatively, you may put your feedback in writing to Michael Mutsch – General Secretary, Merimbula RSL, 22-25 Main St, Merimbula, NSW, 2551
A: Membership subscriptions fall due each year on 1st July and are payable in advance from 1st December.
B: Five year subscriptions are payable in advance and renewable on 1st July at the completion of the fifth year. New membership cards are available for collection from 1st December from Customer Service.
C A member becomes unfinancial after 31st January and has one month to rectify this position.
D: Under no circumstances are membership cards transferable. No member may lend his/her card to another person.
E: A membership card is not valid until signed by the member to whom it is issued.
A: Any breach of these House Rules will be dealt with as an offence under Clause 67 (g) of the Articles of Association.
B: Any member who commits a misdemeanour and is to be cited to appear before the Board of Directors, will on demand by the Chief Executive Officer or his Deputy, surrender his or her membership card until such time as he or she appears before the Board of Directors.
C: Any question as to the interpretation or application of these House Rules will be submitted in writing to the Chief Executive Officer, who will forthwith submit same to the Board of Directors.
D: Where any House Rule is inconsistent with any provision of the Liquor Act, Gaming and Betting (Poker Machine) Act or other relevant legislation, the provisions of those Acts will prevail.
E: The onus is on every member to make himself or herself acquainted at all times with the Club’s Constitution and the House Rules. These documents are available on request.
F: No person under the age of eighteen (18) years may be admitted as a member of the Club.
G: Without in any way limiting the meaning of misdemeanour where used in these House Rules members acknowledge misdemeanours include any action word, deed or behaviour of a member which may bring the Club into disrepute or cause the Club to have any recording made against the Club by any disciplinary, policing court regulatory authority.
H: Patrons congregating may be moved on from an area where they are hindering traffic flow or as a result of security and occupational, health and safety policies.
13 THE ODE OF REMEMBERANCE
A: The “Ode to the Fallen” will be recited nightly at 6.00pm and shall be a Club responsibility. All services and activities shall cease and all persons are required to stand and refrain from all activities whilst the Ode is being recited.
IT IS AGAINST THE LAW TO SELL OR SUPPLY ALCOHOL TO, OR TO OBTAIN ALCOHOL ON BEHALF OF, A PERSON UNDER THE AGE OF 18 YEARS
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR MEMBERS