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  • Linux Australia 2016 AGM Minutes

    Minutes of Linux Australia
    Annual General Meeting 2016

    Deakin University, Waterfront Campus, Geelong, Victoria
    Monday 1st February 2016, Room D2.193 Percy Baxter Theatre

    Minutes taken by Ms Sae Ra GERMAINE, Ms Kathy REID.
    Collated by Ms Katie McLAUGHLIN

    The meeting was opened at 1802 by Mr JOSH HESKETH

    Mr HESKETH noted that it was his last AGM as president

    MOTION by Mr HESKETH That the minutes of the 2015 AGM are accepted https://linux.org.au/meeting/2015-01-12
    SECONDED by Mr STEWART SMITH
    CARRIED with 1 abstention

    Officers Reports

    President’s Report (Appendix A)

  • Linux Australia makes $10k donation to Software Freedom Conservancy

    We'd like to keep you briefed on a major donation Linux Australia has
    recently made to the Software Freedom Conservancy.

    At linux.conf.au 2016 in Geelong, Council resolved to donate to
    Conservancy to enable them to continue the excellent work they do;

    "Software Freedom Conservancy, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit
    organization incorporated in New York. Software Freedom Conservancy
    helps promote, improve, develop, and defend Free, Libre, and Open Source
    Software (FLOSS) projects. Conservancy provides a non-profit home and

  • Minutes of Council Meeting 22 November 2016

    1. Meeting overview and key information
    Present
    Hugh, Kathy, Tony, Sae Ra, Katie
    Apologies:
    Cherie

    Meeting opened by Hugh @ 1933hrs and quorum was achieved

    MOTION that the previous minutes of 08 November 2016 are correct
    Moved: Hugh
    Seconded: Kathy
    Carried

    Agenda summary - key items for discussion this agenda

    Discuss timeline and bid team inspections for expressions of interest received for LCA2019

    This has been moved to Feb 2017.

    2. Log of correspondence
    Motions moved on list

  • Minutes of Council Meeting 08 November 2016

    Meeting overview and key information
    Attendance
    Present: Cherie, Hugh, Kathy, Sae Ra, Katie,
    Apologies: Tony, Craige
    Meeting opened by 1906hrs by Hugh Blemmings and quorum was achieved
    MOTION that the previous minutes of 25 October 2016 are correct
    Moved:
    Seconded:
    ACTION: Sae Ra to check the minutes and to move motion on list.

    Meeting Part 1 - Preparations for 2017
    Hugh’s Email (http://lists.linux.org.au/mailman/private/committee/2016-November/056995.html)
    Very good feedback received.

  • Minutes of Council Meeting 25 October 2016

    1. Meeting overview and key information
    Present
    Katie, Cherie, Kathy, Hugh, Sae Ra

    Apologies:
    Tony, Craige

    Meeting opened by 1934hrs by Hugh and quorum was achieved

    MOTION that the previous minutes of 27 September 2016 are correct
    Moved:
    Seconded:

    ACTION LIST SUMMARY: Please Check and comment on Status of your Action Item. Minutes of the previous meeting in the next section.

    ABS Economic Activity Survey
    Kathy: to document this in the Operations Manual for the future
    Membership Platform
    Kathy: Kathy to ping list regarding removals.

  • Minutes of Council Meeting 27 September 2016

    1. Meeting overview and key information
    Present
    Sae Ra Germaine, Kathy Reid, Tony Breeds, Hugh Blemings

    Apologies:
    Cherie Ellis, Katie McLaughlin, Craige McWhirter

    Meeting opened by 1930hrs by Hugh and quorum was achieved

    MOTION that the previous minutes of 13 September 2016 are correct
    Moved:
    Seconded:

    Agenda summary - key items for discussion this agenda

    ABS Economic Activity Survey - who to take ownership / what information is required? (it’s a legal obligation, must be done)

    ACTION: Tony and Hugh to work on this together