New VBRA Knox Referee Jackets
Upcoming New referee course
State Basketball Centre Revelopemnt!

We are introducing BRAND NEW referee jackets, putting our VBRA Knox spin on the new Archer Officals Jacket design

Interested? Check the below tab for info!

We are still accepting applications for new referees! Be sure to join the queue if interested.

Visit the become a referee page above or email adviser@vbraknox.org.au

The home of VBRA Knox is getting a major makeover! Full scale developments are underway, check out the below link to find out more.

Notice to Members - VBRA Knox Branch Incorporated Annual General Meeting - Sunday 16 January 2022 (Online) - Compulsory Meeting

I hope you are safe and well. 

 

Please find attached to this email details of the 2021 VBRA Knox Branch Incorporated Annual General Meeting.

This is a compulsory meeting for all members of the VBRA Knox Branch Incorporated and is being held online (in the form of a WebEx Meeting) on Sunday the 16th of January 2022.  The final details of the online meeting will be supplied to all members in the week leading up to the Annual General Meeting.

Please be advised of the meeting timing:

9:30am – 10:00am: Sign In (Please note that this will be important to establish a quorum) 
10:00am – 10:45am: Annual General Meeting

 

In the attached Notice to Members, you will also find a nomination form for those who are interested in joining or remaining on the VBRA Knox Branch Incorporated Committee for 2022. Nomination of any financial member for any of the positions can be made by a financial proposer and a financial seconder with the approval of the nominee. All nominations must be in writing on the form provided below and be emailed to the Secretary by 11:59PM on Sunday 2nd of January 2022 (No nominations can be accepted after this date in accordance with Rule 9b and Rule 9c).

 

All nominees are asked to read the VBRA Knox Branch Incorporated Constitution, VBRA Knox Branch Incorporated By-Laws and familiarise themselves with the requirements of being an Office Holder of an Incorporated Association as set out by Consumer Affairs Victoria.

https://www.consumer.vic.gov.au/clubs-and-fundraising/incorporated-associations/running-an-incorporated-association/secretary-committee-and-office-holders/office-holders

 

Under normal circumstances, we would also conduct the Annual Rules Exam prior to the General Meeting.  At this stage we are awaiting further advice from the State Government on what the Return to Play conditions will look like and at that stage we will make a decision as to if the Rules Exam will be held face to face or online. Further details will be supplied in due course.  

 

Finally, a copy of the 2020 VBRA Knox Branch AGM Minutes have been attached to this email for your reference.
If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to let me know.

Looking forward to seeing you all back on the court soon. 

Regards,
Brad Sheehy
Secretary 
VBRA Knox Branch
 

VBRA Knox programs and major events 

VBRA Knox Branch strives to offer its members, those involved at Knox Basketball and the wider community positive experiences through a variety of additional activities executed both on and off the court.

Annual Development Camp

Yearly development camp, open to all members, provides a great chance to build relationships with fellow referees of all levels and also receive learning in a unique camp environment. 

Fundraising and community programs

VBRA Knox organises many programs such as our Pink round for fundraising for breast cancer research and fundraising programs such as sausage sizzles and chocolate drives to help fund our functions and ongoing activities.

Unique On court opportunities

Refereeing at Knox allows for on court learning and experiences in practice such as 3 person officiating, referee coaching and a pathway for referee progression. 

History of the Branch

Established in 1978, VBRA Knox has a long and extensive story of involvement in the establishment of and progression of Knox Basketball.

Founding members and important members of the branch throughout its history are recognised to this day at VBRA Knox, with honorary awards named after Bev Agombar, Alice & Fred Jago and Tony Hawke. Many of the other members, instrumental to the branches history are also recognised with Life membership and with recognition at our 40th Anniversary Branch dinner, held in April 2018.

Further details regarding Branch milestones and records can be found in the About Us section.

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