The Glebe Society’s Constitution provides for various powers, including to print and publish any newspapers, periodicals, books or leaflets or like material as the (Management) Committee may deem necessary or desirable for the promotion of the objects of the Society; Read more »
The Constitution of the Glebe Society includes amongst its objects to improve the amenity of Glebe by making Glebe a cleaner and healthier environment and to preserve and enhance the natural and architectural character of Glebe.
In keeping with these objects, the Glebe Society is committed to improving, preserving and enhancing the following aspects of the natural environment. Read more »
The Society’s constitution includes the following in its objectives opposing (by lawful means) development detrimental to heritage values or contrary to community interests and to preserve and enhance the natural and architectural character of Glebe, and to encourage sound town planning, architectural and conservation practices. Read more »
The role of The Glebe Society Bulletin is to act as a primary means of communication with the membership and others by publishing: news about the activities of the Society, the Society’s views on issues of the day, which usually will be published as articles by the President, or relevant sub-committee convenor; news and notices about other events that are relevant to the aims and objectives of the Society, the views of members on issues of the day, usually as letters to the editor, and material submitted by other members of the community Read more »
Subcommittees may spend and raise money only with the express approval of the Management Committee. When planning a project which may involve expenditure of Glebe Society funds the subcommittee should estimate the approximate amount involved as early as possible and seek Management Committee approval in principle. Read more »
Auspicing, which refers to an arrangement whereby an unincorporated organisation or group of organisations seeks the Society’s support in applying for a grant from an organisation that will only make grants to incorporated bodies, may be authorised by the Management Committee.
The Society will only agree to auspice a grant application if it is an active participant in the activity for which the grant is sought. When the Society agrees to auspice a grant application it is responsible to ensure the grant money is spent and accounted for properly. Read more »
This policy covers all Glebe Society publications (including printed and electronic versions of the Bulletin, the Glebe Society website and social media). This policy should be read in conjunction with the Society’s Bulletin editorial policy and website editorial policy. Read more »
This policy sets out how subcommittees are formed and delegations assigned. By mandating an annual renewal and formal statements of what subcommittees do, we impose some discipline and some reflection on our subcommittee’s activities – which is where most of the Society’s work is done. Read more »
The Glebe Society’s constitution includes opposing developments detrimental to our heritage conservation values, preserving and enhancing the natural and architectural character of Glebe by encouraging the protection of heritage in town planning, architectural and conservation practices, promoting an interest in heritage conservation and appropriate maintenance practices, and stimulating interest in the historical character of Glebe by encouraging research into the history of the area. Read more »
This policy has been developed to provide The Glebe Society Incorporated with a single mechanism for responding to proposed developments/activities on the bays, on the adjacent foreshores in Glebe, and on foreshores outside Glebe but which impact on Glebe. Read more »
A significant way the Glebe Society promotes the objects of its Constitution is by organising a variety of events and activities throughout the year. A number are free and open to the wider community. However most are fee paying functions that raise funds to ensure the financial viability of the Society. Read more »
The Asset Management Policy covers all fixed and intangible assets owned by The Glebe Society. It covers the full life of the asset including acquisition, depreciation, enhancement & modification and disposal. Read more »
From time to time the Society receives requests for financial assistance from individuals or other Organisations. Read more »
All cheques, drafts, bills of exchange, promissory notes and other negotiable instruments must be signed by any two members of the committee or employees of the Society, being members or employees authorized to do so by the committee. Read more »