Towards a contemporary constitution

A contemporary SHPA Constitution will ensure a more agile, responsive and supportive SHPA is best placed to represent and develop Australia’s hospital pharmacist and technician workforce. Progress has been driven and informed by consultation with and feedback from members.

Voting has closed

 

The resolution to adopt a new SHPA Constitution passed on Friday 22 September 2017

Results: 90% in favour and 10% opposed - thank you to all members who voted!

View results in detail.


Time for change
A safe and secure vote
The proposed Constitution
What’s different?
More information

 


Time for change

SHPA is growing. More than ever, we need to ensure every member has a say as we look to shape the SHPA of the future.

The resolution to adopt a new Constitution is the first ballot vote in SHPA’s history, representing an important step forward in nationwide representation.

Have your voice heard and vote between Friday 15 and Friday 22 September.

 


A safe and secure vote

The resolution to adopt a new Constitution is the first ballot vote in SHPA’s history, representing an important step forward in democratic, nationwide representation.

To ensure safety and security of the vote, SHPA has engaged CorpVote, whose clients include BHP Billiton, Westpac and the New South Wales, Victorian and Queensland governments. View information on their privacy, security and auditing process on their website.

 


The proposed Constitution

Visit the dedicated Constitution Change at SHPA discussion forum to view:

  • Current SHPA Constitution (2012, with 2017 amendment)
  • Final SHPA Proposed Constitution - 23 August 2017
  • Proposed SHPA Constitution - legal summary
  • Draft SHPA Board Remuneration Regulations - 14 March 2017
  • Draft Branch Regulations - 14 March 2017

 


What's different?

Expert guidance for growth

We will have seven pharmacists elected, and three other experts appointed for their skills, forming our Board.
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Baseline board fees

Our Directors will be paid for their contribution and to acknowledge their personal risk, as done at all pharmacy organisations
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Building a bigger tent

More member voices will mean broader perspectives
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Promoting and protecting members

Branches’ rights will be preserved and members will be empowered to hold the Board to account under Australian law
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More information and feedback

Please email SHPA Chief Executive Kristin Michaels at kmichaels@shpa.org.au if you’d like more information or have any feedback or questions regarding constitutional change at SHPA.