Size and Scope of the Horse Industry
Notice is given that the Annual General Meeting of the Australian Horse Industry Council (the Company) will be held
On Thursday, 16th October, 2014
To be held at Best Western Airport Motel and Convention Centre,
33 Ardlie St, Attwood, VIC, 3049
Attached in the booking form for the AGM Dinner for those wishing to attend
Nominations are called for the Board of Directors
Current Directors are Mrs Nina Arnott OAM, Mr Mark Burnell, Messrs Gary Kairn, Ms Joy Poole OAM, Mr Dan O’Dwyer.
Retiring Directors, eligible for re-election are Mr Grant Baldock, Ms Diane Bennit, Mr Rob Kerslake, Dr Roger Lavelle, Mr Kent Wells.
Persons wishing to nominate for a position on the AHIC Board should complete the Nomination Form and forward it to the AHIC Office at PO Box 802, Geelong, Vic 3220, or Email it to firstname.lastname@example.org, to reach the Secretary by Close of Business on Friday 3rd October, 2014.
A list of nominations and the final Agenda will be placed on the AHIC website on Monday 6th October, 2014.
Proxy forms for the Annual General Meeting must be received by the Secretary by Close of Business on Monday 13th October, 2014.
Australia’s most prestigious female equestrienne event, the Garryowen Equestrienne Turnout, has today been awarded to Shae Hanger from Pearcedale in Victoria on a former racehorse called Chosen One at the 2014 Royal Melbourne Show.
A major consolidation of the racing industry’s assets is underway with the Australian Racing Board (ARB), Racing Information Services Australia (RISA) and the Australian Stud Book (ASB) merging to form a new national body ‘Racing Australia’. The consolidation of the industry’s key assets has been supported by all 8 State and Territory Principal Racing Authorities (PRAs) which are the shareholders of both the ARB and RISA.
NMIT Teacher of Farriery, Colin Smith, has been invited to Malaysia to be the Chief Judge of the prestigious International Farriers’ Competition, which runs 25-28 September 2014 in Kuala Lumpur.
Equivac® HeV is a new vaccine recommended for use in horses that is effective against the deadly Hendra Virus (HeV). The vaccine was launched at the beginning of November 2012 and it is now available nationwide through accredited Veterinarians.
Biosecurity Queensland is currently managing a Hendra virus case in the Bundaberg area.
The property has been quarantined which means restrictions apply to moving horses and horse materials on and off the property. The quarantine will be in place for at least one month.
The neighbouring property, which also has a number of horses, has been quarantined as it has been identified that animals on the property had potential contact with the infected horse.
Horse owners are reminded that movement restrictions are only in place for those properties under quarantine, there are NO general horse movement restrictions in place in the Bundaberg area.
Biosecurity Queensland is managing a new Hendra virus case in the Tablelands area after a positive test result was received late last night.
You are invited to an important Hendra Information Night in Mackay or Rockhampton