Annual General Meetings 2023

Annual General Meetings 2023

All of our Members are encouraged to participate in our election process and attend our Annual General Meetings.

Since 1976, with the support of our Members, The Wilderness Society has stood at the forefront of Australia’s most historic environmental victories. From the Franklin River to K'gari (Fraser Island), to the forests of Lutruwita / Tasmania, the Kimberley and the Great Australian Bight, we’re focussed on bigger-picture outcomes.

Every day we work to fulfil our Purpose of protecting, promoting and restoring wilderness and natural processes across Australia for the survival and ongoing evolution of life on earth. As a Member, you are a vital part of a broader movement making this happen.

Election of Directors 2023—The Wilderness Society Ltd

All of our Members are encouraged to participate in our annual election of Directors and attend Wilderness Society Annual General Meetings.

The nomination and election process are designed to promote broad geographic representation and Elected Directors must come from at least four of the following six regions: Australian Capital Territory and New South Wales; Queensland; Northern Territory and South Australia; Tasmania; Victoria; and Western Australia.

Swift parrot. Image: Billy Rowe.

2023 Election of Directors Results for The Wilderness Society Ltd

In September, we called for nominations for Directors on The Wilderness Society Ltd’s Board and nominee details were shared with Members with an invitation to cast their online vote before COB 22 November.

Congratulations to our newly Elected Directors, Natalie Warren (NSW/ACT) and Michael Gillam (QLD), and re-elected Director, Andrew Barker (Vic) -- thank you for supporting the governance processes of The Wilderness Society!

Declaration of Results | 2023 Election of Directors

The Wilderness Society Ltd 2023 Annual General Meeting

The Wilderness Society made arrangements consistent with the Constitution and the law for the 2023 AGM to be held as an online meeting on Thursday, 29 November 2023, enabling Members to participate in the event remotely, receive reports from the current Board of Directors and be notified of the Election of Directors results.

This year our Board recommended some changes to The Wilderness Society Ltd Constitution, these proposed changes were based on governance advice and aligned the organisation’s Director terms with common not-for-profit governance practices. The related Special Resolution was agreed at the AGM.

AGM 2023 The Wilderness Society Ltd - Voting Declaration of Result Constitutional Amendments

View the updated Constitution for The Wilderness Society Ltd

TWS Ltd 2023 AGM Minutes 20231129 (Confirmed by Meeting Convenor) without attendee list

I would like to take this opportunity to thank all Members who attended the AGM and/or provided a proxy for the special resolution.

Yours for nature,

Jen Rowe
Company Secretary
The Wilderness Society Ltd

Further information

Should you require additional information regarding this year’s Election of Directors or the AGM, please call our Supporter Care team on 1800 030 641.

Local Wilderness Society 2023 Annual General Meetings

Members received reports and updates from local Wilderness Society Campaign Centres as follows:

The Wilderness Society (South Australia) Inc

The Wilderness Society WA Inc

The Wilderness Society Newcastle Incorporated

The Wilderness Society (Tasmania) Inc

The Wilderness Society (Victoria) Inc

There are no other separately incorporated associations of The Wilderness Society in Australia. Please visit for further information on each Meeting, including agendas - or phone our Supporter Care Team on 1800 030 641.