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Special General Meeting


President's Statement - Special General Meeting Result

SACA Members voted to adopt a new constitution and legal structure for SACA at a Special General Meeting (SGM) held at Adelaide Oval on Thursday 7 June 2018.

The proposed reforms passed with a majority vote of 94% received in favour, more than the 75% approval required. Together with direct voting that occurred prior to the SGM, 6,868 SACA Members voted on the proposal - a fantastic effort.

The SACA Board undertook extensive stakeholder engagement with SACA Members and affiliates, including Premier Cricket, which resulted in the final proposal voted on by SACA Members. The consultation process included extensive member research, ten member forums across South Australia and an online feedback tool, ensuring that all SACA members were able to contribute.

My sincere thanks to every SACA Member who took the time to consider and vote on the proposal. With almost 7,000 SACA Members having voted, the significant majority vote provides a clear endorsement for the implementation of the changes.

The result of the member vote means that SACA will transition to a nationally recognised not-for-profit organisation, being a 'company limited by guarantee', that is governed under a modern new constitution. SACA's purpose will remain - to promote and develop the game of cricket in South Australia and, in doing so, to provide quality experiences for members. The animated video below provides a brief summary of the key changes.


This is an important step to position cricket in South Australia for a positive future. SACA is committed to leading the way, remaining accountable to members and striving to uphold the spirit of cricket in South Australia.

At this stage, the effective date of the transfer to the new constitution and legal structure is expected to take place on 1 July 2018.

To access the full details of the reforms that will be implemented, visit

Best regards,

Andrew Sinclair

SACA President

Call for Nominations - Inaugural Independent Nominations Committee Chair

A Nominations Committee will be established under the new constitution. SACA hereby calls for nominations for the role of the independent Nominations Committee Chair (Independent Nominations Committee Chair). The balance of the Nominations Committee will comprise two SACA Directors.

The Nominations Committee's key responsibilities will be to:

  • undertake ongoing evaluation of director performance and identify any gaps in board skills and experience;
  • better inform SACA Members about the skills and experience of board candidates;
  • provide guidance to the SACA Board and SACA Members about the election of directors to the SACA Board; and to
  • provide guidance to the SACA Board about board appointments to other entities (such as the Adelaide Oval SMA Ltd).

he deadline for nominations for the role of Independent Nominations Committee Chair is 5pm (ACST) on Monday 18 June 2018. Please click here to download a statement of Independent Nominations Committee Chair Expectations and Responsibilities and the nomination form.