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2020 ALPA AGM Notice
The 2020 ALPA AGM meeting will be conducted virtually this year in line with recent changes to the Corporations Act 2001 which enables companies and boards to meet their legal obligations and convene annual general meetings online. Despite our best intentions to conduct a face-to-face event to catch up with members and showcase our valued sponsors, COVID-19 restrictions and protocols have curtailed our ability to do this in 2020.

To attend the virtual meeting or lodge your apology, registration is required. Login details for the virtual meeting will be provided to all attendees closer to the date.

Register for the AGM

2020 ALPA AGM, Friday, 16 October 2:00pm

2020 ALPA Agency Award Finalists

We are pleased to announce six finalists for the 2020 ALPA Agency Award:

Jane Alt, Nutrien Ag Solutions Glen Innes
Cooper Byrnes, Langlands Hanlon Parkes
Sam Levett, herdonline.com.au
Tracey Nisbet, Creek Livestock Mount Gambier
Jake Smith, Elders Rural Services Gundagai
Mitchell Swain, McCulloch Agencies Tamworth

Congratulations to all finalists and good luck with the judging. The winner will be announced at the ALPA AGM on Friday, 16 October.

ALPA BOARD 2020 - 2021
Warren Johnston - Nutrien. TAS. President.
Peter Cabot - Landmark Wagga. NSW. Vice President. 
Warren Clark - Lanyons Stock and Station Agents P/L. VIC. 
James Cornish - Elders Rural Services. WA.
Chris Manser - Green Triangle Livestock & Real Estate. SA.
Paul Pratt - Pratt Agencies Murgon. QLD.
Andrew Pitman - Pitman Deakin P/L. NSW.
Patrick Purtle - Purtle Plevey Agencies P/L. NSW.


ALPA ACM Agency Award 2020

Are you the marketing gun in your Agency?

Or are you the ideas person or brains trust?

Have you been in the agency industry for less than 10 years?

We want to hear from you!

If you have been the driving force behind a successful/innovative marketing campaign, apply now for the 2020 ALPA ACM Agency Award and gain important recognition for you and your Agency Business!

The winner, along with being placed on the honour board of proud past winners will receive:

- a wonderful Quadrant Agricultural Tours Voucher courtesy of Australian Community Media
- a cash prize of $1000 courtesy of Australian Community Media

To sign up for the award, or to find out more, CLICK HERE.

ALPA photography competition

Invitations open to submit that special image and a chance to win a $300 gift voucher

We are calling on all agents and staff to showcase that very special image which depicts this wonderful profession. Our unique industry enables us to connect with amazing landscapes, beautiful scenery, iconic rural imagery and sometimes just plain brilliant day-to-day situations. We are asking you to share that remarkable photo and gain industry credit for your work. All we ask for, are photos which reflect the life of an agent. It might be taken across the paddocks, at saleyards, a shearing shed, sheep or cattle yards, mustering, drafting pens, transporting, the main street, a wool sale, as long as it is agency related. Being a national competition we are hoping for some amazing images and we value your participation. Feel free to send as many photos as you wish, you are not restricted to one photo, but it must be your own work.

To enter the ALPA photo competition, simply email your captioned photos with the subject “ALPA photo comp” to comms@alpa.net.au and follow the Terms and Conditions below for a chance to win.

All photo finalists will have their images featured in the 2020 ALPA Annual Report.

The overall winner will receive a $300 gift voucher to be spent with an ALPA Supporter:

Akubra | Allflex | Quadrant AgTours | RM Williams | Tenterfield Saddler

Terms and conditions for 2020 ALPA photo competition:

1. All entries must include:
• photographer’s name
• image title
• ALPA member business name
• entrant’s contact details
• high resolution image
If these details are not provided the entry will not be accepted.

2. All photos submitted must be from an ALPA member. The photos must be the work of the photographer and owner of the copyright of any image submitted.

3. All entrants acknowledge that any photos submitted for entry into the competition become the property of Australian Livestock & Property Agents Association Ltd (ALPA) and may be used for future marketing/advertising purposes.

4. The deadline for photos is Friday 17 July 2020 no later than 5.00 pm.

5. The photos will be judged by an independent selection panel appointed by ALPA.

6. The winner will be awarded a gift voucher to the value of $300 from their preferred ALPA supporter (limited to Akubra, Allflex, Quadrant AgTours, RM Williams, Tenterfield Saddler).

7. ALPA reserves the right to the final decision and discretion on the final photo chosen.

8. ALPA reserves the right to decide upon which photos will be utilised, such decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

The ALPA photograph finalists will be announced in September, on completion of the ALPA Annual Report.

Don’t forget to share your photos on social media using the hashtag #ALPAsnapshot, and tag us on Instagram (@alpa_agents) and Facebook (@ALPAagents)

Happy snapping!!
 


ALPA CHARITY 2020:
The charity ALPA will support in 2020 will be Aarons Wish and the Brain Cancer Foundation. Aaron’s Wish was established by the Iori family in 2013, in memory of their son Aaron, who lost his brave battle with Brain Cancer earlier that year, and in the memory of many others who have been touched by Brain Cancer.
It was Aaron’s wish that awareness be raised of the devastation of a Brain Cancer diagnosis and that critical Brain Cancer research is desperately underfunded.
Brain Cancer is the leading cause of Cancer deaths in children under 10 and young people under 39. Each year 1600 patients are diagnosed and 1200 will die
All funds raised are donated to the Cure Brain Cancer Foundation research in the hope of finding better treatments and one day a cure.
Together we can make a difference!

 

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