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  • 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
  • AGM, Election & Rusty Wrench Award

    Linux Australia AGM

    A date, time and place for the Linux Australia Annual General Meeting have been confirmed.

    The AGM will be held on Wednesday 18 January 2012 between 5:30pm and 6:30pm in the Caro theatre at in Ballarat.

    This means the advertised closing date for the election will not change.

  • Council Meeting 15 December 2011

    Thu, 2011-12-15 20:07 - 20:20
    • Present: James Polley, Michael Carden, Joshua Hesketh, Peter Lieverdink.
    • Apologies: Alice Boxhall, Kelly Yeoh, John Ferlito.


    • LCA 2012 update
      AGM: Wednesday 18 January 5:30pm.
    • Rusty Wrench Awards
      Close nominations on Dec 29.
    • Election
    • Drupal Downunder 2012
      134 pax registered so far 
    • Progress of policy discussion on linux-au / Code of Conduct
  • Election, AGM, LCA & DDU

    2012 Council Election

    Nominations for the 2012 Linux Australia Council have opened. All current members may nominate another member or themselves for all positions. Candidates require two nominations for any position before they can accept that nomination. If you want to stand in the election or know someone who wants to stand, please nominate!

    You can view details and nominate at:

    The available positions are:

  • Rusty Wrench Award Nominations

    The more astute of you may have noticed from the meeting minutes that the Council is bringing the Rusty Wrench Award out of retirement. Someone has even already updated the Wikipedia page!

  • Council Meeting 24 November 2011

    Thu, 2011-11-24 20:04 - 20:25
    • Present: Kelly Yeoh, Michael Carden, John Ferlito, Joshua Hesketh, Peter Lieverdink, James Polley.
    • Apologies: Alice Boxhall.


    • LCA 2012 update
      An LCA2012 team member did not dial in, so no progress report.
    • Community Awards
      Rusty responded in the affirmative. Not heard back from Kim yet. Nomination form is live.
    • Election
      Election is listed in MemberDB. Joshua will talk to Josh about planning AGM at LCA.
    • Drupal Down Under 2012