Australian Delphi User Group Inc Annual General Meeting 2019

The Annual General Meeting of the
“Australian Delphi User Group Inc. No A0038181F”
(aka ADUG) will be held at 6:15 pm AEST on Monday 16 September 2019
at the Melbourne Men’s Shed
Adjacent to the Level 1 Car Park, Federation Square
Corner Flinders and Russell Streets, Melbourne

The ordinary business of the annual general meeting shall be:
(a) to confirm the minutes of the previous annual general meeting and of any special general meeting held since that meeting;
(b) to receive and consider –
(i) the annual report of the Committee on the activities of the Association during the preceding financial year; and
(ii) the financial statements of the Association for the preceding financial year submitted by the Committee in accordance with Part 7 of the Act;
(c) to elect the members of the Committee;

Current financial members of ADUG are eligible to vote and nominate for the Committee which comprises the officers of the Association:
National Secretary
and up to five Ordinary Committee Members.

Nominations of candidates for election to positions on the committee must be made in writing, specifying the position for which the candidate is nominated, signed by two members of the Association and accompanied by the written consent of the candidate (which may be endorsed on the form of nomination).

An eligible member of the Association may nominate themselves; or, with the member’s consent, be nominated by another member.

Nominations must be delivered to the President of the Association not less than 7 days before the date fixed for the holding of the Annual General Meeting, by email

If there is only one nomination for a position by the cut-off date that nominee will be deemed elected without a ballot. Any positions without nominations by the cut-off date will be open to nominations at the AGM.

A nomination form may be downloaded here:

If you wish to vote, but won’t be present at the AGM, you may submit a proxy as described in rule 34 of the ADUG rules.
Proxies need to be with the president by 5 pm on the day before the AGM. They may be lodged by email to or as hard copy.

Candidates are also welcome to advise the ADUG membership of their nomination and provide a brief statement of purpose to the ADUG members list

The Nominations received by the initial cutoff are as follows:

  • Geoffrey Smith – President (VIC)
  • Andrea Coffey – Vice President (VIC)
  • Frank Malcolm – Treasurer (NSW)
  • Scott Hollows – Ordinary Committee Member (WA)
  • Eivind Bakkestuen – Ordinary Committee Member (QLD)

The following positions are still available

  • National Secretary
  • 3 Ordinary Committee Members

As there are still open positions on the Committee nominations will still be accepted from the floor at the AGM.
I encourage any member who would like to make a contribution to the group, to nominate for the Committee.

The Rules of the ADUG are available on the web site:

Documents for the AGM

Geoffrey Smith
The AGM will be followed by a normal Melbourne meeting.

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Monday 19th August 6:15pm.

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Melbourne Meeting – July 2019

Monday 15th July at 6 for 6:15pm start.

At this meeting, Tony Bryer gave a presentation on ImageEn

ImageEn is an extensive component suite for image editing, display and analysis for Delphi and C++ Builder.

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Brisbane Meeting – July 2019

Wednesday July 10th at 5:30pm to 9pm.

The Brisbane meeting is on at the usual* time and place. See you there 🙂

Pizza and drinks will be available at cost; keep change handy ($2/piece, $0.50/glass).

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Melbourne Meeting – June 2019

Monday 17th June.

Roger Connell gave a presentation on the creation of his website that shows the qualifications of members of the Australian Parliament.

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His software gathers data from these pages into a standardised database and publish the results on line in a searchable form.
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Melbourne Meeting – May 2019

Monday 20th May.

Roger Plant gave a presentation on the BergSoft Next Suite, which he won at the recent Symposium. He demonstrated a variety of controls, and showed BergSoft’s NextInspector, which allows users to examine and modify object properties at run time.

And John McDonald gave a presentation on regular expression, showing how they allow very powerful search and replace within editors or IDEs.
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Melbourne Meeting – April 2019

Monday 15th April.

We started with a “Public Soap Box” where discussed questions and discoveries related to Delphi.

Peter Magor gave a presentation on the Woll2Woll Info Power library that he won at the symposium.

And John McDonald gave a short presentation on generic lists, which detoured into class references and virtual class methods.

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