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31 October 2006

Notice of the Annual General Meeting
MIAA Excellence Awards Open
Vote for Your State Council Representatives
Qld Broker Regulation Review

Notice of the Annual General Meeting

The MIAA Annual General
Meeting will be held at 6:00pm on Thursday 23 November 2006 at Quay Grand Hotel, 61 Macquarie St, East Circular Quay. Business of the meeting includes to receive and consider the accounts of the Association (view the annual report) to announce the election of Directors and to consider the proposed amendments to the constitution including the change of name to Mortgage & Finance Association of Australia.

Click here for the formal notice of the AGM along with links to the proposed changes of the constitution and proxy voting forms. If you plan to attend the AGM please email rohaya@miaa.com.au

MIAA Excellence Awards Now Open

The 2007 MIAA Excellence Awards are now open. The entry process is as follows…

1. Nominations:
self-nominate, or be nominated by a peer or colleague

2. Entry Criteria: sent upon nomination

3. Entry Submissions: due at 5:00pm on 29 January 2007

4. Presentation: Friday 2 March 2007, Crown Towers, Melbourne

Visit the excellence awards website to nominate or for more information.

Vote for Your State Council Representatives

Voting for your MIAA 2006 State Council representatives is now open and will remain open until 5:00pm on 9 November 2006 (in VIC, NSW, Qld, SA and WA only).
If you believe you are an eligible voting member but did not receive the email sent by EveryOne Counts on behalf of the MIAA with your individual voting PIN please email your full name and member number to pr@miaa.com.au.

Broker Laws - Queensland Regulation Review

While the reviewed WA Code is due to become operational early in the New Year, the media has started speculating about the prospects of ‘national regulation’.
In particular an Australian Financial Review story on 27 October 2006 suggested the Queensland government might go it alone.  Learn more about MIAA discussions with the Queensland government on this matter.


MIAA Consumer Newsletter
Sneak Preview

The first MIAA Consumer Newsletter will be distributed on 15 November 2006 to subscriber's clients.

This is a new service to help members keep in touch with current and potential clients. For $699 per annum your clients will receive four customised email newsletters per year. Your newsletter will feature your own logo, photo, contact details plus links to your email and website addresses.

Take a sneak preview of the first issue and register online today

Mortgage Brief Out This Week

The latest edition of Mortgage Brief will be posted this week along with the Annual Report. 

View the advertising and editorial schedule for 2007.


A meeting of the NSW CMC/AMC Committee will be held at 3:00pm on Tuesday 14 November 2006 at Mortgage Choice, Level 7, 182-186 Blues Point Road, North Sydney.

Please email any matters to be raised at the meeting to rohaya@miaa.com.au

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With the silly season fast approaching now is the perfect time to order your stock of exclusive Australian premium whites and reds. Choose from a mixed dozen or an all white dozen – $129.00 (rrp $272 save $143) or an all red dozen –$149.00 (rrp $272 save $123). Free delivery Australia-wide.

Visit member benefits for more information and to order online, or phone through your order to Wine Box Warehouse on 1300 553 716 (credit card only) and quote MBON/MIAA.Offer valid until 30.11.06.

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