YBS Kings of Brass Tour

The YBS band has commenced their Australian concert tour. The concert is definitely not one to be missed - you will not go home disappointed. Tour details can be found here. Towards the end of the concert in Perth, Brian Dodds was able to formally welcome the band to Perth (as President of the WABA) and Australia (As Executive Officer and on behalf of the President and members of the NBCA) and give them gifts from both organisations. The gift from the NBCA was a clock with Australian paintings on it and an engraving saying “Presented by the National Band Council of Australia Inc., Perth WA, 12/08/05”.

Expression of Interest for Council

The National Band Council of Australia Inc. is seeking written expressions of interests from suitability qualified persons to perform all duties associated with the positions of President and Vice President.

The election of the successful applicant by the Council will take place at the Annual Conference to be held in Brisbane on the weekend of the 25th & 26th of June 2005. The term of office will be for a two year period - subject to satisfactory performance.

For details regarding the roles and responsibilities applicable to this position, applicants should refer to the Rules and Regulations of the National Band Council and in particular Rules 15 and 16. These details are available on the Publications section of this website (www.nbca.asn.au) in the Year Book 2005.

Expressions of interest together with a letter of support from the affiliated state body in which the applicant resides are required in electronic format to the following email address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and close on Friday, 6th May 2004.

Enquiries in relation to the expression should be directed to Brian Dodds on telephone (08) 9479 6796 (h); (08) 9214 2444 (w) or 0402 458 015.

Change of the NBCA Rules

Council adopted changes to the NBCA Rules which add more consistency throughout the document, changes the title of “Secretary/Treasurer” to “Executive Officer” and “Delegate” to “Councillor” and establish the position of Executive Assistant. The Rules govern the operations of the NBCA.

Election of New NBCA Secretary/Treasurer

Mr Brian Dodds, the former Delegate for Western Australia was elected by the council to the position of Secretary/Treasurer for a two year term. Brian served on the council from 2001 as the WA Delegate. He is currently President of the Western Australian Band Association and has served in various executive positions over many years, including Secretary. Brian is a member of the Canning City Brass Band and the Australian Army Band Perth. He has also held the positions of Music Director and Drum Major.

Expressions of Interest - Secretary, NBCA

The National Band Council of Australia Inc. is seeking written expressions of interests from suitability qualified persons to perform all duties associated with this position.

The appointment of the successful applicant will take place at the Annual Conference of the Council to be held in Adelaide on the weekend of the 19th & 20th of June 2004. This appointment will be for a two year period - subject to satisfactory performance.

For details regarding the roles and responsibilities applicable to this position, applicants should refer to the Rules and Regulations of the National Band Council and in particular Rule 17. These details are available on the Publications section of this website in the Year Book 2004.

Expressions of interest together with a letter of support from the affiliated state body in which the applicant resides are required in electronic format to the following email address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and close on Friday, 7th May 2004.

Enquiries in relation to the expression should be directed to Geoff Fry telephone (07) 3224 4523 (B/H).

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The National Band Council of Australia is a representative body formed by agreement of the Australian State Governing Bodies which represent the six Australian States. It is incorporated under the relevant New South Wales legislation.


Tony Schraven
NBCA Executive Officer
0414 489 476
executiveofficer@nbca.asn.au

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