Council Meeting January 03, 2024 – Minutes

Council Meeting January 03, 2024 – Minutes

2024-01-03T21:19:24+11:00January 3rd, 2024|Categories: Council Meetings, Linux Australia|Tags: , , |

1. Meeting overview and key information


  • Joel Addison (President)
  • Wil Brown (Vice-President)
  • Neill Cox (Secretary)
  • Russell Stuart (Treasurer)
  • Sae Ra Germaine  (Council)
  • Jonathan Woithe (Council)




Not Present

  • Marcus Herstik (Council)


Meeting opened at 20:02 AEDT by Joel  and quorum was achieved.

Minutes taken by Neill


2. Log of correspondence

  • RISC-V hardware for software development – grant application decision
  • Payment Approval Request – DrupalSouth Community Day
  • A couple of website and social updates in preparation for AGM / elections
  • Open Source AI Definition: Version 0.0.3 released, planning a global outreach
  • Hack the Triangle Workshops – grant application decision
  • Application to form a Kiwi PyCon 2024 subcommittee
  • BAS Time
  • [Linux-aus] contest proposal


3. Items for discussion

  • MOTION: Linux Australia accepts the provisional budget for 2024.
    • MOVED BY: Russell Stuart
    • SECONDED: Neill Cox
    • OUTCOME: Motion passed unanimously
  • Kiwi PyCon subcommittee for 2024
    • MOTION: Linux Australia accepts Kiwi PyCon XIII (2024) as an event subcommittee, per the proposal provided.
    • MOVED BY: Joel
    • SECONDED: Jonathan
    • OUTCOME: Motion passed unanimously 
  • One motion passed in camera, to be released later.
  • Programming Contest Proposal – Linux Aus mailing list
    • The council is generally supportive of this, but it is something for the next council to decide the details of, given a proposal is still forthcoming. It has been good to see a discussion of this sort on the mailing list.

4. Items for noting

  • Auditors report has been signed by the auditor
  • P&L by conference for 2022/2023
  • Annual Report

5. Other business


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