The Female Convicts Research Centre holds an Annual General Meeting in August each year at the General Office of the Female Factory Historic Site, 16 Degraves St., South Hobart, at a venue to be advised, or by Zoom online meeting.  Notice of an intention to hold an AGM is published on our website 14 days prior to the meeting.

Members are welcome to attend.


The Committee of Management and Elected Office Bearers are listed here.


Annual General Meeting of Female Convicts Research Centre - 2nd August 2021

The Annual General Meeting of the Female Convicts Research Centre will be held on Monday 2 August 2021 at 5.00 pm and is expected to last around 15 minutes. The venue is the South Hobart Community Centre at the back of the Darcy Street playground (most direct access is via the steps opposite 51 Darcy Street, South Hobart).

The nature of the business of the AGM will be to receive reports, to elect the officers and committee for the coming year, and to vote on some minor changes to the Rules of Incorporation to allow for organisational memberships, more details available here.

Nominations are called for the committee, which consists of:
and up to 6 General Committee Members.

Committee members are expected to be active in the association and to take on a responsibility or role. They should reasonably expect to be able to attend all meetings, which are held on the first Monday of each month (except January), 4.30pm to 5.30pm, at the South Hobart Community Centre.

A Committee Nomination Form is available here for download.

The Annual General Meeting of Convict Women’s Press Inc. will be held at the same place at 5.45pm.  Please see the Convict Women's Press website for further information.

Following the two meetings, all members are welcome to join the Committees at the Cascade Hotel, Macquarie Street, for a meal at 6.00pm. Please advise ( if you would like to be included in the dinner reservation.

Thank you for your support and interest in the valuable resources and services we provide as a voluntary organisation.


Ros Escott
FCRC Public Officer








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