Council Meeting 10 November 2010

Wed, 2010-11-10 20:21 - 20:48

Linux Australia teleconference, and #LACTTE IRC channel

  • Apologies: Alice Boxhall, John Ferlito, Lindsay Holmwood.
  • Present: Michael Carden, Joshua Hesketh, Elspeth Thorne.
  • Embarrasingly late: Peter Lieverdink.


  • Accept minutes of Last Meeting
    Proposed: Peter; Seconded: Joshua. Carried unanimously.

  • Status update on LCA2011
    EB sold out. Things are under control.

  • Status update on LCA2012
    Waiting for an updated budget.

  • Status update on Drupal Down Under
    Registrations have opened.

  • Status update on WordCamp Melbourne
    Draft budget needs some work.

  • Status update on Survey
    In progress.

  • Election process and AGM
    Motion: Stewart Smith to be nominated as returning officer.
    Proposed: Peter; Seconded: Joshua. Carried unanimously.

  • Diversity policy sponsorship requirements
    Michael got the ABC to release their diversity policy publicly. The ABC policy is a best-practice document.
    Elspeth is engaged in a community consultation process.

  • Values Statement
    In progress.
    Elspeth has been working on Michaels draft.

  • Community wiki
    In progress.

  • Insurance query re HackerSpaces; machinery accident cover etc?
    In progress.

  • Associations Incorporation Act 2009
    In progress.

General Business

  • Discussion of any items that provide relevant information to the council and which might generate motions for next meeting or new action items.