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  • linux.conf.au domain

    Howdy,

    This announcement is a bit late in coming and the more astute of you may have noticed a mention or two in the council meeting minutes.

    In August 2010 the auDA New 2LDs Advisory Panel handed over its recommendations to the auDA Board. One of the items under consideration was the fate of the conf.au 2LD.

    In their final report [1] the advisory panel recommended that the conf.au domain should not be reactivated. However the report did make one other recommendation.

  • Council Meeting 26 May 2011

    Thu, 2011-05-26 20:02 - 21:10
    • Present: Alice Boxhall (chair), Joshua Hesketh, Mary Gardiner, Mike Carden, Kelly Yeoh, Peter Lieverdink, Josh Stewart (representing LCA2012 subcommittee)
    • Apology: John Ferlito

    Agenda

    • LCA 2012 update
      Josh from the Ballarat team has dialed in to provide the council with an update on where LCA2012 is at.
      LCA2012 updates were provided in camera.
      Josh Stewart left the meeting after providing the update.
    • LCA bid process
      Now closed
      Council to go over the Canberra bid as individuals and find out if there are questions etc.
  • Linux Australia News, May 2011

    Welcome to the Linux Australia News for May 2011. If you have any general news or update on a project you are working on that would be of general interest to the greater Linux Australia community then please send a quick email to council@linux.org.au and we will endeavour to include it in future updates.

    News this month: Volunteering for Linux Australia, LCA2013, PyCon AU 2011, WordCamp Gold Coast, Drupal Downunder 2012, WordCamp Melbourne, Policy Work, Special General Meetings, Donations and Grants, Community News.

  • Council Meeting 12 May 2011

    Thu, 2011-05-12 20:03 - 21:31
    • Present: Peter Lieverdink, Joshua Hesketh, Michael Carden, John Ferlito, Mary Gardiner
    • Apologies: Alice Boxhall, Kelly Yeoh

    Agenda

    • LCA bid process
      Bids close in 3 days time. Write a council newsletter after the meeting.
    • Budget progress
      Rough budget is on the wiki. We will need to revisit if we change the financial year.
    • Drupal Down Under 2012
      Signed up platinum and silver sponsors.
    • Results of 2010 financial audit
  • Council Meeting 28 April 2011

    Thu, 2011-04-28 20:05 - 20:39
    • Present: John Ferlito, Mary Gardiner, Michael Carden, Peter Lieverdink, Kelly Yeoh.
    • Apologies: Alice Boxhall, Joshua Hesketh.

    Agenda

    • LCA bid process
      Apparently there is a bid, says twitter.
    • Budget progress
      No discussion in Josh's absence
    • Drupal Down Under 2012
      Sponsors are signing on.
    • Progress of 2010 financial audit
  • Council Meeting 14 April 2011

    Thu, 2011-04-14 20:03 - 21:04
    • Present: Peter Lieverdink, John Ferlito, Mary Gardiner, Joshua Hesketh, Kelly Yeoh, Michael Carden, 
    • Apologies: Alice Boxhall

    Agenda

    • LCA bid process
      We're in the middle of the formal bid process. Should send reminder  from council announcment in the next few days.
    • Budget progress