how we are making NSW a better place to fly
Nine pilots comprising the NSW Hang Gliding & Paragliding Association executive committee meet monthly to go over projects that are helping to make NSW a better place to fly for all.
This might be administering funds to a club who need financial help in maintaining a flying site. It might be helping create a flying and landing rights agreement with a landowner and club. Or it could be looking at ways to develop news sites or improve on existing ones with a local flying club. Not to mention applying for funding grants and helping to promote the sport just to name a few.
Our committee volunteer their precious time not just at these committee meetings but throughout the month in enabling all of these tasks and projects come to fruition.
Our activities include:
Funding flying site maintenance
Funding flying site improvements
Funding new flying site developments
Applying for state government grants
Developing and administering funding guidelines for NSW pilots
Developing flying/ landing right of use agreements
Lodging and acquiring NSW National park consents
Assessing and funding appropriate flying safety programs for NSW pilots
Assessing and funding competitions for NSW pilots
Assisting NSW clubs become affiliated with the HGFA and meet the NSW Department of Fair Trading requirements for an Incorporated Association
Assisting NSW clubs govern and administer themselves
NSWHPA has currently adopted the Model Constitution under the Associations Incorporation Act 2009 as issued by the NSW Department of Fair Trading. As part of our current governance audit, the CoM is considering putting to the membership some changes to our constitution which better reflect our operating processes and our relationship with the HGFA. Keep a lookout for these developments.
To access the latest Annual General Meeting minutes, the NSWHPA constitution, or our Funding guidelines simply click on the relevant box to find out more or to acquire a download.