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  • Council Meeting 2 February 2012

    Thu, 2012-02-02 20:04 - 20:22
    • Present: Peter Lieverdink, Michael Carden, Bianca Gibson, John Ferlito.
    • Apologies: Joshua Hesketh, James Polley.


    • LCA 2012 update
      Motion: LCA2012 was awesome and the team did a great job.
      Proposed: John Ferlito, Seconded: Michael Carden.
      The motion was carried unanimously.
    • LCA 2013 update
      Team are looking to pay deposits on venue, to lock it in. Looking at associated events after LCA,
    • LCA Ghosts (& tie-in media training)
  • 2012 OCM By-Election

    Congratulations to Clinton Roy, the winner of the by-election. Clinton will be joining the 2012 council as OCM.

  • 2012 Annual General Meeting

    Wed, 2012-01-18 17:48 - 18:30

    Caro theatre, Ballarat University, Mount Helen.
    The meeting agenda is available at

    The attendance record shows that 59 members are in attendance.

  • 2012 OCM By-Election

    As you might know, an OCM position was left unfilled after our recent council election, the results of which were announced at our annual general meeting on January 18, 2012. After multiple nominations were received from the floor tt this meeting, it was resolved that Linux Australia would fill the vacant position by running an online by-election.


    The by-election has been set up in MemberDB and the nominations proposed and accepted at the AGM have been added in. The nominees have been asked to accept their nominations and add a spiel.

  • Annual General Meeting & 2012 Council Election

    Annual General Meeting

    An agenda is now available for the AGM, to be held on Wednesday 18 January 2012 at 5:30pm in the Caro Theatre at LCA. You can view the agenda at (will open in a new tab or window)


    Voting has commenced for the 2012 council. Please vote! You can do so via MemberDB, which lives at or you can click the big button on the right :-)

  • Council Meeting 4 January 2012

    Wed, 2012-01-04 20:06 - 20:54
    • Present: John Ferlito, Peter Lieverdink, Alice Boxhall, Michael Carden, James Polley, Kelly Yeoh.
    • Apologies: Joshua Hesketh.


    • LCA 2012 update
      Josh Stewart phoned in to provide an update from the lca team.
      AMEX is working! No major problems to report. Registrations tracking only sightly below the target. Volunteers are under control.
    • Community Awards
      Remove ineligible canidates and send short-list to Rusty & Kim & Pia.
    • Election