To do all things which, in the opinion of State Delegates to the Australian Bookmakers Association Ltd., (ABA) are calculated to protect the interests of State Associations and their members in relation to the conduct of their business or for the furthering or extending or safeguarding the same and for such purpose to expend any of the funds of the Association.
To represent and work for those activities which will be for the common good of all Bookmakers and not in the interest of any specific group or association of Bookmakers to the detrimesnt of any other members of the Association or State Associations.
At all times to promote the public image of Bookmakers as a whole whatever the medium or locality, specifically to oppose any action or view by any one individual Bookmaker or group or association of Bookmakers as may be detrimental to the public image or benefit of Bookmakers as a whole.
To maintain a liaison on behalf of all Bookmakers with the Federal Government, National Racing Administrators and Controlling Authorities and to assist in matters that are deemed necessary to maintain, improve or benefit members of State Associations as a whole.
To expend money in any way deemed fit with a view to improving or protecting the status of State Associations and their members in regard to the conduct of their business as registered bookmakers or for otherwise directly or indirectly advancing their interests.
To determine and adopt ABA policy whereby if there is one vote per State and there is only one vote dissenting, the motion is passed; if there are at least two votes dissenting, the motion is lost.
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