Council Meeting 4 October 2012

Thu, 2012-10-04 20:00 - 21:00

Grant Request: Drupal Code Sprint 

  • John rasises motion, seconded Josh, passes unanimously

 Name change voting, where are we at?lca2013

  • registrations open, 80% early birds sold
  • sponsors signing on

lca2014 bids 

  • are in
  • we need to go through bids thourougly, and do a site/team visit.


Council Meeting 17 October 2012

Wed, 2012-10-17 20:04 - 20:45

Present: James Polley, Joshua Hesketh, Bianca Gibson, Michael Carden, Clinton Roy

Council Meeting 30 May 2012

Wed, 2012-05-30 20:04 - Thu, 2012-05-31 20:38
  • Present: Clinton Roy, Peter Lieverdink, Bianca Gibson, Michael Carden, John Ferlito.
  • Apologies: Joshua Hesketh, James Polley


  • LCA 2013 update
    Zookeepr is up. The CFP is about to open. Team are booking a conference dinner venue and in talks with a speaker dinner venue.
  • Zookeepr hackfest

Council Meeting 2 May 2012

Wed, 2012-05-02 19:04 - Sat, 2012-06-02 19:29
  • Present: James Polley, Michael Carden, Clinton Roy, Joshua Hesketh, Peter Lieverdink, John Ferlito.
  • Apologies: Bianca Gibson.


  •  LCA 2012 wrap up
    Ballarat Debrief.
  • LCA 2013 update
    Ghosts is this weekend.
    The paper ctte has started and a timeline is being worked on.
    After ghosts a zookeepr hackathon will be organised.
  • Drupal Down Under 2013
    Nothing to report.
  • Joomla! conference 2012
    John has spoken with propspective organisers. 
  • LA Travel Agent

Council Face to Face Meeting

Sat, 2012-04-21 08:30 - Sun, 2012-04-22 13:30

The Linux Australia council had a productive face to face meeting at the Atlassian offices in Sydney over this weekend.

The council did some planning for the future of LA and worked on the budget and policy documents.

Half a day was spent on media training for some council members and LCA2013 team members, which will assist us in spruiking our events and dealing with the emdia more effectively.

Council Meeting 11 April 2012

Wed, 2012-04-11 20:04 - 21:16
  • Present: Bianca Gibson, Joshua Hesketh, Peter Lieverdink, John Ferlito, Michael Carden, James Polley.
  • Apologies: Clinton Roy.


  • LCA 2012 wrap up
    Peter and John travelled to Ballarat to meet with the LCA2012 team for a debrief meeting. The meeting was productive and produced a lot of good feedback for the council as well as the LCA2013 team.
  • LCA 2013 update
    The team have provided the council with a status update via email.
    • Prepaid credit cards for the team - best option and how much to load up?

Council Meeting 14 March 2012

Wed, 2012-03-14 20:00 - 20:57
  • Present: Clinton Roy, Michael Carden, James Polley, Peter Lieverdink, Joshua Hesketh, John Ferlito, Bianca Gibson.
  • Apologies:


  • LCA 2012 wrap up
    In progress, see Ghosts in two parts.
  • LCA 2013 update
    Team liaison has provided a verbal update.
  • Ghosts in two parts
    LCA2012 debrief - arrangements for March 24.
    LCA2013 team are organising Ghosts.
  • Face 2 face
    Arrangements to be made for April 21 & 22.
    • Media training - Brad Howarth available on the morning of April 22.

Council Meeting 15 February 2012

Wed, 2012-02-15 20:06 - 21:07

Present: Peter Lieverdink, John Ferlito, Joshua Hesketh, Michael Carden, Clinton Roy, James Polley, Bianca Gibson.


  • President welcomes Clinton to the council.
  • LCA 2012 wrap up
    Some account reconciling still needs to be done, otherwise all going well.
    Debrief on 24 March 2012.

  • LCA 2013 update
    Ghosts after Face2Face. Michael is going to check dates. May 5/6?

Council Meeting 2 February 2012

Thu, 2012-02-02 20:04 - 20:22
  • Present: Peter Lieverdink, Michael Carden, Bianca Gibson, John Ferlito.
  • Apologies: Joshua Hesketh, James Polley.


  • LCA 2012 update
    Motion: LCA2012 was awesome and the team did a great job.
    Proposed: John Ferlito, Seconded: Michael Carden.
    The motion was carried unanimously.
  • LCA 2013 update
    Team are looking to pay deposits on venue, to lock it in. Looking at associated events after LCA,
  • LCA Ghosts (& tie-in media training)

Council Meeting 4 January 2012

Wed, 2012-01-04 20:06 - 20:54
  • Present: John Ferlito, Peter Lieverdink, Alice Boxhall, Michael Carden, James Polley, Kelly Yeoh.
  • Apologies: Joshua Hesketh.


  • LCA 2012 update
    Josh Stewart phoned in to provide an update from the lca team.
    AMEX is working! No major problems to report. Registrations tracking only sightly below the target. Volunteers are under control.
  • Community Awards
    Remove ineligible canidates and send short-list to Rusty & Kim & Pia.
  • Election