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Notice of 2022 Annual General Meeting

IHA LogoIce Hockey Australia
(Trading name of Ice Hockey Australia Limited)
ABN: 77 106 538 293 CAN: 629 477 890
E: office@iha.org.au w: www.iha.org.au
A: Level 1, 105 Pearl River Road, Docklands VIC 3008

 

 

NOTICE OF 2022 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

 

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of Ice Hockey Australia Limited will be held at O’Brien Icehouse and virtually via Microsoft Teams Saturday July 30th 2022 at 9:00 am AEST.

 

The business of the meeting shall include:

    1. 1. Confirmation of the minutes of the 2021 Annual General Meeting;
    2. 2. The presentation of the 2022 Annual Report, the Financial Statements of the Committee, and the Independent Auditor’s Report thereon;
    3. 3. Election of Directors.
    4. 4. General Business.

 

Voting

Voting shall be in accordance with cl12 of the IHA Constitution, with consideration of electronic voting as per the 2020 AGM and in accordance with current ASIC guidelines. 

 

12.1 Votes of Members

  1. a) At a General Meeting, on a show of hands and on a poll, each of the Voting Members will have the votes set out in this clause 12.1.
  2. b) Each Voting Member will receive one vote.
  3. c) No Member other than Voting Members will be entitled to vote at General Meetings.

 

9.2 Non-Payment of Fees

The right of a Member to attend and vote at a General Meeting is suspended while the payment of any subscription or other amount determined under clause 9.1 is in arrears greater than 30 days.

 

Proxies

In the event of a Delegate being unable to attend, a proxy Delegate may be appointed in writing or by electronic mail from the secretary or other authorised officer of the relevant Body.

 

10.13 Right to appoint proxy

  1. a) A Voting Member entitled to attend a General Meeting of the Company is entitled to appoint a person as their proxy to attend the meeting in their place in accordance with the Corporations Act.
  2. b) A proxy may be revoked by the appointing Member at any time by notice in writing to the Company.

 

10.16 Lodgement of proxy or attorney documents

  1. a) A proxy or Attorney may vote at a General Meeting or an adjourned or postponed meeting (as the case may be) only if the instrument appointing the proxy or attorney, and the original or a certified copy of the power of attorney or other authority (if any) under which the instrument is signed, are received by the Company:
    1. i. at the office, the facsimile number at the office or at such other place, facsimile number or electronic address specified for that purpose in the notice of meeting; and
    2. ii. at least 48 hours before the scheduled commencement time for the meeting or adjourned or postponed meeting (as the case may be) at which the person named in the instrument proposes to vote. The scheduled commencement time is that specified in the notice of meeting.
  2. b) An undated proxy is taken to be dated on the day that it is received by the Company.

 

Notices

Should any member desire to have any other matter included in the Agenda of the Annual General Meeting, notice must be received by the Company Secretary (cc office@iha.org.au), by email or post, before 5:30pm (AEST) on Friday 1 July 2022.

 

 

 

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST – Commissioner – Australian Junior Ice Hockey League (AJIHL)

 

Ice Hockey Australia 
(Trading name of Ice Hockey Australia Limited)
ABN: 77 106 538 293 ACN: 629 477 890
Level 1, 105 Pearl River Road
Docklands, VIC 3008 Australia
E: office@iha.org.au  W: www.iha.org.au

 

  • Commissioner – Australian Junior Ice Hockey League (AJIHL)

    IHA requires a highly motivated and organised individual to oversee and coordinate the
    Australian Junior Ice Hockey League (AJIHL).

    The Australian Junior Ice Hockey League (AJIHL) is a national league designed to provide
    the highest level of competition for junior players aged 16 – 20 years of age. The AJIHL is
    regulated by the AJIHL Commissioner who is appointed by the IHA Board. The AJIHL
    Commissioner is responsible for the coordination, administration and general supervision of
    the AJIHL.

    This position requires extensive communication and a strong working relationship with our
    Member State and Territory associations, delegates and the IHA Board.
    This position requires good organisational and management skills as well as the very critical
    skill of communication. This is a voluntary role.

    Specific Responsibilities/Duties:
    • Coordinate the League games, season and calendar.
    • Responsibility for the planning and conducting of the AJIHL. The AJIHL
    • Commissioner will work with all stakeholders to ensure the AJIHL season is
    conducted in an efficient manner within a safe playing environment.
    • Coordinating with IHA RIC for finals.
    • Ensuring team entry complies with IHA rules and regulations
    • Chair and notify the State Delegates/Teams of Pre and Post season meetings.
    • Coordinate IHA Trophies and Awards for the Finals.
    • Attend Finals.
    • Ensuring the coordination and compliance with IHA requirements as set out in the
    IHA AJIHL Regulations as approved by the IHA Board and any other requirements
    as stated by the Board.
    • Make appropriate recommendations and advise the Board on all matters and issues
    relating to the AJIHL,
    • Ensure that current information and league statistics are maintained on the IHA’s
    ESD site and website including various calendars.
    • Co-ordinate marketing/social media and communication for the AJIHL to ensure the
    best possible profile and to maintain the integrity of the League in accordance with
    IHA expectations.

    All applications are to be emailed to the Ice Hockey Australia (office@iha.org.au) no
    later than 5:00 pm (AEST) Friday June 24th, 2022. Applicants are requested to place
    “AJIHL Commissioner” in the subject line of the email.

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EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST – ICE HOCKEY AUSTRALIA NATIONAL SENIOR MEN’S TEAM

 

Ice Hockey Australia 
(Trading name of Ice Hockey Australia Limited)
ABN: 77 106 538 293 ACN: 629 477 890
Level 1, 105 Pearl River Road
Docklands, VIC 3008 Australia
E: office@iha.org.au  W: www.iha.org.au

 

  • EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST – ICE HOCKEY AUSTRALIA NATIONAL SENIOR MEN’S TEAM

    Ice Hockey Australia (IHA) is calling for nominations for its National Senior Men’s Team to represent Australia at the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Division II, Group A World Championship in Madrid, Spain, April 16 – 22 2023.

    As our National Team enters a rebuilding phase, this program is an opportunity for both experienced high performance hockey players and our underpinning talent who have aspirations to play at the highest level.

    If you have experience at National senior or Men’s U20/18 level previously, are playing in the Australian Ice Hockey League (AIHL), or a League equivalent to AIHL or higher, and have the drive and commitment to represent Australia at our highest level in Men’s Ice Hockey, we would love to hear from you.

    Campaign Details (2023):
    • Feb/ March 2023: Training Camp in Melbourne – exact dates tbc
    • April 14 approx: Pre-tournament Camp (overseas, location tbc)
    • April 20 approx: Arrive in Madrid, Spain
    • April 16 – 22: Tournament in Madrid, Spain
    • April 23: Return to Australia and home States.

    Essential Selection Criteria:
    • Must be a registered IHA Member in good standing at the time of the tournament or camps
    • Must have a valid Australian passport and meet the IIHF eligibility requirements to represent Australia (https://www.iihf.com/en/static/5453/eligibility)
    • Must not be in breach of any IIHF/ IHA sanctioned League contracts (in Australia or overseas)
    • For overseas candidates playing in a league sanctioned by the IIHF Member National Association (equivalent to IHA) or that has a direct agreement with the IIHF, it is expected that you are playing at an equivalent or higher level than Australia’s IIHF sanctioned Tier One League, the AIHL. A range of edited game footage, against several different opponents, should be forwarded to selectors.
    • For any players participating in leagues which are not sanctioned by the IIHF Member National Association, evidence should be provided that the league is at an equivalent or higher level than the AIHL and a range of edited game footage, against several different opponents, should be forwarded to selectors. In addition, the following must be provided:
    o Official Rule Book, noting sections and variants to official IIHF Rule Book and Regulations
    o Integrity Documents. If the League is not affiliated with a National Sports Integrity Unit (e.g., in
    Australia, this is ‘Sports Integrity Australia’) then please provide documentation regarding the
    League’s:
    § Anti-doping and Supplements Policies and Testing Protocols
    § Gambling and Match Fixing Policies and Protocols
    § Harassment and Discrimination Policy
    § Covid-19 and Infection Control Training Protocols

    Commitment:
    • Selected players must commit to all pre-departure fitness, skill and conditioning programs as set by the coaching and performance staff, and be available to attend the Training and Pre-Tournament Camps (*overseas players with approved clashing commitments may apply for exemption)
    • All players must be fully compliant with requested reporting, paperwork, team meetings and any other office performance requirements as requested or set by the Coach, Medical Staff, Team Manager or IHA.

    Costs
    • The cost of the program is estimated to be no more than $1,500 for each player for the overseas tour segment, plus costs of Melbourne Training Camp (tbc). This includes all tour flights and ground transport, accommodation and meals (NOTE: this does not include equipment, extra snacks or spending money, which will be at player’s expense)
    • Players are encouraged to apply for State and Local government, and other eligible individual sporting grants to assist with the offset of these costs.

    Selection:
    • Selection of this team will be via application and players will be evaluated and selected to the National Team training squad based on their performance in the Australian Ice Hockey league or in equivalent or higher level overseas competitions. Selection to the final roster will be at the discretion of the selection panel and may include evaluation of performance at additional selection events.
    • If you believe you would be a strong candidate for this team and have an exceptional circumstance that prevents you from participating in the identified tryout events, for example a long-term injury that is currently being rehabilitated, please provide supporting documentation (sports physician’s medical certificate, rehabilitation plan and clearance to return to play) to the IHA board via office@iha.org.au.

    The selection panel for our National Men’s Hockey Team for 2023 is:
    • Matti Luoma (WA, National Men’s Team Head Coach, Head of Selection Panel)
    • Mick Flaherty (VIC, National Men’s Team Assistant Coach)
    • Mark Rummukainen (ACT, Coach and former National Team and AIHL player)
    • Ray Sheffield (NSW, former AIHL player)
    • Ryan O’Handley (SA, Former National Men’s and U20 Coach and National Player
    Development Director)

    NOTE: As per other IIHF Countries’ selection protocols Selectors will not be viewing any competitions other than the sanctioned Tier One competition/ league in each country. AIHL players need not send footage as selectors will be viewing fixtures weekly.

    Communications:
    • It is anticipated that this document clarifies all information for candidates, however if any additional information is required about the selection process or the campaign, candidates should address them in writing to Head of Selection, Matti Luoma at highperformance@iha.org.au.

    Application:
    • To be considered for selection, Please apply via email to Matti Luoma at highperformance@iha.org.au

    Outlining:
    o Your hockey achievements and highest level played
    o Why you want to be part of Team Australia – Senior Men’s at the World Championship
    o Leadership qualities that you have and have demonstrated and leadership positions held
    o How you would help the team to win on the ice
    o How you would be an asset to the team off the ice
    o A coach who can be contacted to support your application
    o The supporting coach’s name, email address and mobile number
    Your application can be in dot point form and does not need to be longer than two paragraphs.

    By applying, it is assumed that you will uphold the IHA Player Code of Conduct at all times and be an excellent ambassador for Australia if successful in selection. We are committed to honouring our past, succeeding in the present and shaping a prosperous future for our IHA high performance teams.

    We look forward to receiving your application by FRIDAY JUNE 24 2022.

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IHA National U18 Women’s Team 2022 Staff Appointments

 

Ice Hockey Australia 
(Trading name of Ice Hockey Australia Limited)
ABN: 77 106 538 293 ACN: 629 477 890
Level 1, 105 Pearl River Road
Docklands, VIC 3008 Australia
E: office@iha.org.au  W: www.iha.org.au

 

CONGRATULATIONS! IHA National U18 Women’s Team 2022 Staff Appointments

Ice Hockey Australia (IHA) would like to congratulate the following staff who have been selected for the National U18 Women’s Team for 2022. The team will be representing Australia in the International Ice Hockey Federation’s (IIHF) U18 Women’s World Championship Division II, Turkey, Istanbul from 27 June – 05 July 2022.

Chef de Mission Mark Stephenson
Head Coach Tamra Jones
Assistant Coach Remi Harvey
Manager Candice Mitchell
Goalie Coach Gabe Robledo
Medical James Brodie

 

 

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Ice Hockey Australia National Tournaments Director

 

Ice Hockey Australia 
(Trading name of Ice Hockey Australia Limited)
ABN: 77 106 538 293 ACN: 629 477 890
Level 1, 105 Pearl River Road
Docklands, VIC 3008 Australia
E: office@iha.org.au  W: www.iha.org.au

 

IHA NATIONAL TOURNAMENTS DIRECTOR

Ice Hockey Australia (IHA) requires a highly motivated and organised individual to oversee and coordinate our National Championships. IHA is seeking to appoint a National Tournaments Director to coordinate and supervise all IHA National Championships.

This position reports to the IHA Board and requires extensive communication and a strong working relationship with the IHA Board and our Member State and Territory Associations. National Championships are hosted by our Member State or Territory Associations on behalf of IHA. This position will require excellent knowledge and experience in organising and managing tournaments of a substantial nature. In addition, excellent skills in communication, problem solving, and management will be required. This is a voluntary role.

The specific duties include:

  1. Coordinate the Championships host applications and calendar.
  2. The IHA National Tournaments Director will work with the host Member Association appointed Championship Director to ensure the Championship is conducted in an efficient manner in a safe playing environment.
  3. Coordinating with IHA RIC for each Championship.
  4. Ensuring compliance with National Championship rules and structure
  5. Ensuring team entry complies with IHA rules and regulations
  6. Act as the IHA National Championship Tribunal Supervisor for each event
  7. Chair and notify the State Team Managers of Pre and Post Championship Directorate meetings.
  8. Coordinate IHA Trophies and Awards
  9. As required and approved by the Board, the IHA National Tournament Director, or another appointed person will attend all Championships.
  10. Ensuring the coordination and compliance with IHA requirements as set out in section 14 of the IHA Sport Regulations as found on the IHA web site.

All applications are to be emailed to the Ice Hockey Australia (office@iha.org.au) no later than 5:00 pm (AEST) Wednesday June 8, 2022.  Applicants are requested to place “Tournaments Director” in the subject line of the email. Outlining your hockey (or other sport or equivalent role experience), why you want to be a part of IHA. Any leadership qualities you have. How you would be an asset to the role. Confirmation of a Working with Children’s check (or State equivalent) or willingness to get one. Confirmation of COVID-19 Double vaccination status. A referee who can be contacted to support your application. The referee’s name email address and mobile number.

 

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