Council Meeting 9th November 2022 – Minutes

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Council Meeting 9th November 2022 – Minutes

1. Meeting overview and key information Present Wil Brown (Vice-President) Clinton Roy (Secretary) Russell Stuart (Treasurer) Jonathan Woithe (Council) Neil Cox (Council) Apologies  - Joel Addison (President) Not Present - Lilac Kapul (Council)   Meeting opened at 20:02 AEDT by Wil Brown  and quorum was achieved. Minutes taken by Clinton Roy   2. Log of correspondence 2022-11-02 Email from Bret Busby regarding uceprotect 2022-11-02 Email from Bret Busby regarding Noel Butler, SpamAssasin, and uceprotect   3. Items for discussion Clarify uceprotect does not send out any .eml attachments causing further email list blocks. Uceprotect is an RBL. It does not [...]

2022-11-23T19:44:01+11:00November 23rd, 2022|Categories: Council Meetings, Linux Australia|Tags: , , |

Council Meeting 26th October 2022 – Minutes

1. Meeting overview and key information Present Joel Addison (President) Wil Brown (Vice-President) Russell Stuart (Treasurer) Jonathan Woithe (Council) Apologies  Clinton Roy (Secretary) Neil Cox (Council) Lilac Kapul (Council) Not Present - Meeting opened at 20:05 AEDT by Joel  and quorum was achieved. Minutes taken by Jonathan.   2. Log of correspondence 17th October, From Marcus Herstik, Subject: Request for information Minutes from committee and subcommittee meetings A copy of any emails that are meeting minutes Financial statements for 2021-22 and 22 YTD List of members including contact details for the purpose of contacting members 18th October, From Marcus Herstik, [...]

2022-11-09T20:49:54+11:00October 26th, 2022|Categories: Council Meetings, Linux Australia|Tags: , , |

Council Meeting 12th October 2022 – Minutes

1. Meeting overview and key information Present Joel Addison (President) Wil Brown (Vice-President) Clinton Roy (Secretary) Russell Stuart (Treasurer) Jonathan Woithe (Council) Neil Cox (Council) Apologies none Not Present Lilac Kapul (Council) Meeting opened at 20:00 AEDT by Joel  and quorum was achieved. Minutes taken by Clinton 2. Log of correspondence Joomla Australia Subcommittee - Patrick Jackson Joomla Australia - Linux Australia Subcommittee - Proposal Submission Oct 2022.pdf 3. Items for discussion Dave Sparks, speaking on Drupal conference. 210 tickets sold, 50 are sponsors, 30 are speakers, expecting another 10/12 from various sponsors/speakers. Income in $45 speakers, $80 odd k [...]

2022-10-21T19:20:20+11:00October 12th, 2022|Categories: Council Meetings, Linux Australia|Tags: , , |

Introducing Everything Open

Linux Australia introduces a new grassroots open technologies conference starting in 2023, Everything Open. The past two years have taken their toll on open source communities within Australia. We have seen communities around many projects go from holding regular meetups, sometimes multiple in the one city, to now being close to non-existent. This is something that we were starting to see signs of prior to 2020, with a number of community group leaders looking to step back after having run meetups and other events for several years. Unfortunately COVID-19 exacerbated this situation, preventing many people from running community events, which [...]

2022-09-29T23:03:22+10:00September 29th, 2022|Categories: General Updates, Linux Australia|Tags: , |

Council Meeting 28th September 2022 – Minutes

1. Meeting overview and key information Present Joel Addison (President) Clinton Roy (Secretary) Russell Stuart (Treasurer) Jonathan Woithe (Council) Neil Cox (Council) Lilac Kapul (Council) Apologies  Wil Brown (Vice-President) Meeting opened at 19:33 AEDT by Joel  and quorum was achieved. Minutes taken by Clinton   2. Log of correspondence Request for funding from Kathy Reid, on behalf of Dawn Collett and Matt Cengia “In the background, Dawn has kindly reached out to some contacts about setting up a data trust, in an effort to clarify costs and the path forward. We are in a chicken and egg situation now - [...]

2022-10-21T19:21:02+11:00September 28th, 2022|Categories: Council Meetings, Linux Australia|Tags: , , |

Council Meeting 14th September 2022 – Minutes

1. Meeting overview and key information Present Joel Addison (President) Wil Brown (Vice-President) Clinton Roy (Secretary) Jonathan Woithe (Council) Neil Cox (Council) Lilac Kapul (Council) Apologies  none Absent Russell Stuart (Treasurer) Meeting opened at 19:35 AEDT by Joel  and quorum was achieved. Minutes taken by Clinton Roy   2. Log of correspondence Grant application from Robyn Willison for E-Textiles Course Grant amount $800. Community consultation closes Sun 18 Sep 2022. Decision to be made at Council’s next meeting. Aim of the project: 6 week course to introduce cosplayers and others to Arduino and E-Textiles using the Little Bird EagLED board. [...]

2022-10-21T19:21:12+11:00September 14th, 2022|Categories: Council Meetings, Linux Australia|Tags: , , |

Council Meeting 31st August 2022 – Minutes

1. Meeting overview and key information Present Joel Addison (President) Wil Brown (Vice-President) Jonathan Woithe (Council) Apologies  Clinton Roy (Secretary) Neil Cox (Council) Not present Lilac Kapul (Council) Russell Stuart (Treasurer) As of 20:00 a quorum was not achieved.  An informal discussion was held by those in attendance. Notes taken by Jonathan.   2. Log of correspondence No correspondence received.   3. Items for discussion Sponsorship request from OSGeo Oceania and the Pacific Geospatial and RS Council for the Pacific Geospatial Conference in Suva, Fiji in the week of 28 Nov 2022. Prospectus is at https://osgeo-oceania.org/pgc2022-sponsorship/. A decision on this [...]

2022-10-21T19:21:22+11:00August 31st, 2022|Categories: Council Meetings, Linux Australia|Tags: , , |

Council Meeting 27th April 2022 – Minutes

1. Meeting overview and key information Present Joel Addison (President) Wil Brown (Vice-President) Clinton Roy (Secretary) Russell Stuart (Treasurer) Jonathan Woithe (Council) Neil Cox (Council) Apologies Lilac Kapul (Council) Meeting opened at 19:33 AEST by Joel and quorum was achieved. Minutes taken by Clinton Roy 2. Log of correspondence Mail from Katie about PyCon AU archives, discussed below. 3. Items for discussion Katie McLaughlin - PyCon AU Server Exports. (original request was 16 Sept 2021) "I wanted to know if you could provide any exports/downloads of hosted websites that you have on your systems; it's okay if it's a duplicate, [...]

2022-08-28T22:19:51+10:00August 28th, 2022|Categories: Council Meetings, Linux Australia|Tags: , , |

Council Meeting 13th April 2022 – Minutes

1. Meeting overview and key information Present Joel Addison (President) Wil Brown (Vice-President) Russell Stuart (Treasurer) Jonathan Woithe (Council) Neil Cox (Council) Lilac Kapul (Council) - joined part way through Admin Team report Apologies Clinton Roy (Secretary) Meeting opened at 19:35 AEST by Joel and quorum was achieved. Minutes taken by Jonathan. 2. Log of correspondence Drupal - David Sparks (apology) Admin team - Steve Walsh and Mike Beattie Linux.au and opensource.au claim requests lodged. Linux.au is contended by linux.net.au (Netregistry, have put in a claim) and linux.id.au (a Redhat person, no claim from them yet). Suggest we reach out [...]

2022-08-28T22:14:32+10:00August 28th, 2022|Categories: Council Meetings, Linux Australia|Tags: , , |

Council Meeting 30th March 2022 – Minutes

1. Meeting overview and key information Present Joel Addison (President) Wil Brown (Vice-President) Clinton Roy (Secretary) Russell Stuart (Treasurer) Jonathan Woithe (Council) Lilac Kapul (Council) - joined 19:12, after PR vote Apologies Neil Cox (Council) Meeting opened at 20:00 AEDT by Joel and quorum was achieved. Minutes taken by Clinton 2. Log of correspondence Prod from Gold Coast LUG 3. Items for discussion A bunch of Linux Australia PRs are open, how do we decide on merging them? Review this recent one during the meeting: https://github.com/linuxaustralia/constitution_and_policies/pull/44 Clinton raises a motion to accept PR 44 to the CoC. Second: Wil Brown. [...]

2022-08-28T21:59:38+10:00August 28th, 2022|Categories: Council Meetings, Linux Australia|Tags: , , |
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