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APY Executive Board Meeting Resolutions in Response to the Report of Jeremy Moore, appointed by the Premier of South Australia as Conciliator pursuant to section 35 of the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Land Rights Act

23rd September 2019

Resolution

That the Executive Board have discussed the attendance of the Department of Premier and Cabinet, Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation Division at the meeting of the Executive Board have agreed that DPCAAR representatives attend the meeting as observers.

Moved E DeRose seconded A Baker All agreed.

Resolution

The Executive Board resolve to have legal advice as a closed and confidential discussion to receive the conciliator's report.

Moved A Baker seconded B Singer. All agreed.

Resolution 1 of Conciliator's report (3.1)

That the Executive Board suspend Mr King as the APY General Manager pending an investigation by the Commonwealth of the application and expenditure of Commonwealth Funds.

Secret ballot: Vote 1 for, 7 against. Motion lost.

Resolution 2 of Conciliator's report (3.2)

That Mr King's rights to enter or remain within the administration office at Umuwa be cancelled effective forthwith.

Secret ballot: Vote 1 for, 7 against. Motion lost.

Resolution 3 of Conciliator's report (3.3)

That the APY General Manager, Director and all staff and contractors of APY shall take directions from the Chairperson of the Board until further notice on any matter that the Board thinks fit.

Secret ballot: Vote 1 for, 7 against. Motion lost.

Resolution 4 of Conciliator's report (3.4)

That the Executive Board appoint a non-executive independent co-chairperson to the Executive Board.

Secret ballot: Vote 0 for, 8 against. Motion lost.

Resolution 5 of Conciliator's report

That the Executive Board invite the Commonwealth to investigate the application and expenditure of Commonwealth Funds by APY having regard to appropriate and relevant Commonwealth requirements for expenditure of its funds.

Secret ballot: Vote 8 for, 0 against. Motion passed.

Resolution 6

That the Executive Board invite the Auditor-General to audit the accounts of APY pursuant to S 13(3) of the APY Land Rights Act.

Secret ballot: Vote 8 for, 0 against. Motion passed.

Resolution 7

That the Executive Board direct the administration of APY to take all steps to enable the accountants to prepare audited financial accounts of the 2018/2019 financial year for the Annual Report pursuant to S 13A(1) of the APY Land Rights Act as soon as possible.

Secret ballot: Vote 8 for, 0 against. Motion passed.

Resolution.

That the Executive Board have confidence in the General Manager, the Director and the Chairperson and Executive Board who are all doing a good job of addressing APY business.

Moved M Minutjukur seconded E DeRose.

 

 

 
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