Southern Cross Club Denmark
Annual General Meeting
Held at Southern Cross Pub, 18 April 2018, 6.30pm
Meeting called by: Hector Robinson
Minutes taken by: Simon Hayman
Attendees: 10 members
Apologies: Ned Shelton, Selina Logan

From the Agenda

1. Minutes of previous meetings (SGM 24/1/18 and AGM 24/9/17)
Minutes of the last AGM on 24 September 2017 were approved (moved Nina, seconded

Minutes of the SGM on 24 January 2018 were approved.

2. Correspondence:
We’re having problems with our mail going to ex-president’s addresses, and with the difficulty of
changing these addresses.

3. President’s Report
An SGM was held on 24 January 2018 to change our constitution as this was necessary for us to obtain access to our bank accounts, which we accomplished a couple of weeks ago.

The Christmas Party was attended by 42 people. Thanks to Nina and Lewis for offering their house as venue.

Camping weekend on Roskilde Fjord: there weren’t a lot of people, but those attending had a ball.

4. Treasurer’s Report
The Secretary, Simon Hayman, read out the Treasurer, Selina Logan’s, report, as she was unable to attend. The main points were that “the financial status is healthy with significant
savings and recently updated administration of the accounts”.
“The bank accounts have been changed over from the old committee to the new
committee as of April 2018. This process took over 6 months due to stringent and changing security requirements from Danske Bank.”
“The 2017 statement is still to be finalised and audited due to the late acccess to bank statements.”
Nina moved to accept the Treasurer’s Report, and Anthony seconded.

5. Proposed changes to the Constitution

5.1 Clause 5g. The committee’s proposal to add to the existing clause 5 g was altered by the
AGM to read: “Later nominations may be received if received and approved before the AGM begins by a unanimous vote of the Committee members present, which must be a majority of the Committee.”
Approved unanimously.
Opportunities may be missed by insisting on nominating more than 3 weeks in advance, however we must guard against the possibility of an “ambush” at a GM ie. an orchestrated
takeover that was not anticipated by the established members of the Club.

5.2 Clause 6 shall be changed by the addition of a clarification, as follows:
“Notice of Meeting must be communicated to members at least 5 weeks before the meeting date in order to comply with Clause 5 g and Clause 11.”
Approved unanimously.

5.3 Clause 5 h shall be changed by the addition of a clarification, as follows:
“Incumbents will be automatically nominated unless notice of resignation has been received.”
Approved unanimously.

6. Election of New Committee
The following were re-elected to the committee: Herbert Robinson, Selina Logan, Simon Hayman, Dean Pattinson. The following new committee members were elected: Bernadette Kelly, Dale Shelton.

7. Events Upcoming
Camping long weekend in Järnavik, Sweden May 10 to 13, 2018.

Anzac Day: dawn service and meet-up at the Southern Cross Club later in the day.

8. Any other Business

In response to an earlier question, Simon has looked into how many honorary members the club
has. We have two: Eleanor Bomholt and Cathy Nielsen.

We should be better at keeping records as pdf’s.

Quorum: the committee hasn’t looked at putting a requirement for a minimum quorum into the constitution yet. Anthony suggested it should be the majority of the committee plus the same number of non-committee members. Simon said (and Hector agreed) that if a quorum is not achieved at a GM a new date for the same meeting should be planned without the quorum

Membership: Hector says we need to reintroduce a membership fee so that we can more easily
define who is a member.

Dale said we need to consider what it is that we offer that e.g. Facebook groups etc.don’t offer.

The meeting closed at 7.53 pm.

Posted in General by SCC Committee on 10.06.19 Hits: 3319 Comments: 0

Hotmail Addresses

Last time we did a mailout none of our mails were delivered to hotmail addresses. Please:
1. Put our address: committee@southerncrossclub.dk on your safe list.
2. If you no longer wish to be a member of the Southern Cross Club, or no longer wish to be on our mailing list, please use the link at the end of the mail to delete yourself. Please don't block our address! If you do this hotmail will treat our newsletters as spam.


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Each time we send mails out to members and to those on our mailing list a huge number bounce back. Make sure that you have committee@southerncrossclub.dk on your safe list, or you will be deleted!

Posted in General by SCC Committee on 23.10.17 Hits: 3742 Comments: 0

Marie Krarup

Here's a letter to the editor I sent to "Information" re Marie Krarups blog on NZ. If you don't understand Danish as least read the following link: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10876228

I "Folk" på Informations bagside tirsdag den 9. april omtales den forargelse Marie Krarup har vækket i New Zealand med hendes blog om hendes Maori velkomst. Jeg vil gerne gøre Dansk Folkeparti en tjeneste ved at foreslå, at når de er færdige med at bygge deres mur af Lego klodser rundt om Danmark for at holde den stygge verden, og især indvandrere, ude, at de sørger for at holde sig selv indenfor muren! Så undgår de den skræk det er for dem at møde fremmede kulturer. Og samtidig vil de gøre Danmark en stor tjeneste!

Men det er også farligt, at Danmark prøver at lade som om Marie Krarup er en isoleret ignorant i dansk politik, når den type meninger hun har, desværre er blevet så udbredt i landet. Alle burde læse Rune Hjarno Rasmussens indlæg i NZ Herald den 9. april, som findes her: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10876228, og som er det meste fornuftigte, jeg har læste om fadæsen.

Med venlig hilsen
Simon H
Southern Cross Club Denmark

Posted in General by Simon Hayman on 10.04.13 Hits: 12469 Comments: 0

Netball in Copenhagen

Copenhagen Netball Club
We're a social club that welcomes aspiring netballers of all ages and abilities. Our members have different skill levels - from beginners through to experienced players - and come from a range of backgrounds.

Our mixed team competition runs Wednesdays at Bellahøj from 7.40pm:
Bellahøjhallerne, Hal 2
Bellahøjvej 1-3
2700 Brønshøj

Take bus 5A, 250S or 350S from Nørreport station, or bus 13 from Flintholm station which stops directly at Bellahøjhallerne.

Join our mixed competition for 2010. If you don't know how to play, we can teach you in Danish or English.

Posted in General by SCC Committee on 13.04.10 Hits: 11547 Comments: 0

Want to play softball?

Interested in playing softball?
We are a small softball team in Nivå/Kokkedal, just North of Copenhagen and we are looking for players interested in playing softball in Denmark

Our team today plays in the men's 2nd division but both women and men would be very welcome. We are a "relaxed" team that enjoys the game of softball and believe in having fun at the same time as playing to win.

Posted in General by SCC Committee on 02.12.09 Hits: 9857 Comments: 0

Coopers Ale

Does anyone know where Coopers beer can be purchased in Copenhagen? Were Thirsty! Cheers

Posted in General by Christopher Mark Salce on 20.02.09 Hits: 20270 Comments: 4

Dual citizenship petition

This week on May 15th, the group statsborger.dk, who lobby for the rights of Danes to have dual citizenship, will meet the Parliamentry Birth Rights Committee to present 'our' case. On May 28th the Danish Parliament will be holding a closed hearing on dual citizenship.

Please click on www.dobbelt-statsborgerskab.underskrifter.dk, insert your details as per below and click on 'Tilfoej', if you wish to support New Alliance's campaign for dual citizenship:

First name
Country of residence

Oh, and feel free to forward this to any of your friends and family who may benefit from a change to the Danish citizenship laws.

Posted in General by Matt on 22.05.08 Hits: 11354 Comments: 0

Dual Citizenship in Denmark

Are you aware of the current signature collection to support a proposed
law change allowing Danes to achieve dual citizenship if wished ?

There is a lot of talk about it at the moment, but more signatures are needed
to support this petition.

Here is the petition:

The media has been covering this subject as well and in about a month,
this subject will be taking to the parliament and the petition will
represent the people's support for it.

Posted in General by Dale Shelton on 10.04.08 Hits: 16733 Comments: 1

What do you think about Danish women????

A journalist for the Danish magazine 'Woman' is looking for a yound Australian man to interview about being a forieigner in Denmark and what they think about Danish women. If you are interested in taking being interviewed and have a small nice picture in the magazine please contact Rikke at rikkehp@benjamin.dk

Posted in General by Dale Shelton on 27.03.08 Hits: 8024 Comments: 0