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WRL 2020 Director Election Notice

On 16 September 2020, the Western Rock Lobster Council (WRL) completed the call for nominations for the election of Directors for 2020. The Rules of Association for WRL require an election every year, with half of the positions on the Board being declared vacant.

  • An election is required for Northern Zone. There were 3 nominations received for 2 vacant positions. The candidates in order of nominations received are Bruce CockmanRobbie Glass and Matthew Fong.
  • An election is required for Southern Zone. There were 3 nominations received for 2 vacant positions. The candidates in order of nominations received are Nino ParatoreFedele Camarda and Roger King.


WRL Rules of Association allow for election by ballot to be conducted prior to the AGM with the election results to be effective from the AGM. Therefore, these elections will be conducted using a postal ballot.


Ballot papers have been sent by mail to Northern Zone and Southern Zone MFL holders. This was completed on 18 September 2020.


Please note that according to the WRL Rules of Association, Rules 9.2a (2) and (3), state that:

  • 9.2a (2) only Ordinary Members may vote on the election of Directors and an Ordinary Member may vote to elect a Director only in relation to the Zone or Zones in which the Ordinary Member holds Units of usual entitlement.
  • 9.2a (3) An Ordinary Member who holds Units of usual entitlement on one MFL for more than one Zone may only vote for a Zone Representative for the Zone in which the Member holds the most Units of usual entitlement.


The closing time/date for the election will be 4.00 p.m. Monday, 12 October 2020. Ballot papers received by WRL after this time shall be invalid.


The election will be decided on the number of votes received by the close of the voting. The declaration of the new Directors will be made at the 2020 AGM to be held on 15 October 2020 and will also be posted on the WRL website as soon as possible after the conclusion of the AGM.


WRL Annual General Meeting


You are reminded that the 2020 WRL AGM will be held at 10.00 a.m. on Thursday, 15 October 2020 at the Geraldton Clay Target Club, Off Flores Road, Geraldton.

If you require any further information please contact Katherine on 9432 7722 or email


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