Council Meeting 16 December 2010

Thu, 2010-12-16 20:12 - 20:36

Linux Australia teleconference, and #LACTTE IRC channel

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


  • Accept minutes of Last Meeting
    Proposed: John. Seconded: Michael. Carried unanimously.
  • Status update on LCA2011
    Get the team to mail announcements to the LA announce list
  • Status update on LCA2012
    Bank account exists, treasurer has been appointed, must be now added to westpac
  • Status update on Drupal Down Under
    Tracking well, signed up another silver sponsor.
  • Status update on WordCamp Melbourne
    Website is up, payments sorted, regos should open soon.
  • Status update on Survey
    In progress
  • Diversity policy sponsorship requirements
    In progress
  • Community wiki
    In progress
  • Insurance query re HackerSpaces
    Waiting for HS; remove from next agenda until such time as HS get back in touch.
  • Associations Incorporation Act 2009
    The council would like to thank James Polley for his work in diffing the laws. Unless LA changes the constitution, no action is required.
    Due to a revenue of > $500k, we will require the books to be audited each year.
  • AGM and election
    Election done, nominations happening

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.

  • Invoice from Brendan Scott is in, so it can be paid.
  • Joshua cleared the storage facility in Hobart, so it could be closed, saving a lot of money.