Template Association Constitution & Explanatory Notes

In line with the Associations Incorporation Act 2015 (the Act), and to make the transition in bringing Association constitutions up to date and in line with the Act, Netball WA have developed a template Association constitution.

The template can be used in its entirety with the highlighted sections required to be filled out with the Association’s specific information/requirements or sections of it can be added to existing constitutions to bring them in line with the Act.

Whilst the document has been heavily scrutinised and Netball WA have been informed that it does comply with the Act, we advise anyone utilising the template to do their due diligence prior to submitting the completed document to the Department of Commerce. If any changes are made to the template Netball WA recommends that legal advice is obtained prior to submitting the finished document.

Please click here to download the Template Netball Association Constitution Explanatory Notes Memo.

Please click here to download the Template Netball Association Constitution.

For any questions on these documents please contact Kate Bond – Member Services Coordinator on 9380 3744 or via email on kate.bond@netballwa.com.au.

2019 Annual Association Affiliation Agreement form

Please click here to complete the 2019 Annual Association Affiliation Agreement form.

2019 Association Key Affiliation Dates

Please click here to access the 2019 Association Key Affiliation Dates.

2019 Small Country Association Criteria

  • A Small Country Association is a Tier 3 Association with 150 members or fewer who has applied to be a Small Country Association through the process determined by Netball WA from time to time.
  • Small Country Associations must complete the affiliation process determined in 2019 Membership and Affiliation Procedures and pay all relevant affiliation fees.
  • Small Country Associations must also write a letter to the Board of Netball WA making the request.
  • Individual Members of Small Country Associations are eligible for Individual Small Country Memberships.
  • Small Country Associations are eligible to compete in the Association Championships but may incur a higher team entry fee than full Member Associations.

Please note:

  • Associate Members who were Associations in 2018 and run a competition will also be permitted to apply to be Small Country Associations.

2019 Short Season Competition Criteria

 

Associations wishing to conduct a Short Season (eg. Spring) Competition must ensure that they meet the following criteria:

  • The competition cannot run for longer than 10 weeks;
  • Details of your Short Season Competition must be completed via the 2019 Annual Association Affiliation Agreement form and include:
    • Competition type (senior, junior, mixed, social etc.);
    • Start and Finish dates of competition;
    • Day/s of the week that the competition will be conducted on;
    • Facility were competition will be held;
    • Estimated number of clubs and/or teams participating;
  • This membership will only be available for those members who are affiliating for the stated season and are not already affiliated through the same, or another, Association for the winter competitions;
  • All NEW Short Season members must be registered in MyNetball as per the MyNetball registration procedures prior to the commencement of the competition. This will ensure these NEW members receive insurance coverage;
  • All current Netball WA members are registered for the Short Season competition as a Secondary registration. Members already affiliated with Netball WA WILL NOT be charged a second affiliation fee however, we do require their secondary registration so an individual’s full playing history can be recorded;

Please note:

  • This competition type is not intended to be a replacement for a full winter competition and should not be used as such, but may be used as a supplement to the winter competition.
  • NetSetGO is a Participant Program and IS NOT a Membership Category (please refer to the 2019 Membership and Affiliation Procedures for further details).

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