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Committee meeting

17 September 2018

This meeting has two pages: one restricted-access page (only for members of the current Committee) and one public-access page (which may have sensitive information redacted).

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  • Date: 17 September 2018
  • Time / time zone: 4PM AWST, 5:30PM, 7PM.
  • Meeting channel: Skype
  • Attendees: Tom, Pru, Robert, Gideon, Caddie, Steve.
  • Apologies: None.

Minutes of previous meeting

Sam moved to accept the minutes of 2018-09-03. Seconded by Pru. Passed without dissent.

Business arising and actions

  • The 2018 AGM will be held on Monday 8 October at 4pm/5.30pm/7pm. Nomination period is 22 to 29 September. Pru has contacted Adam about use of the election software.
  • Tom is working on a public version of the Draft Report Montreal Wikimania (on the new Commwiki).
  • Robert and Tom are working on the reports of the 2018 ESEAP conference; see User:Robert/ESEAP2018.
  • Robert is working on his report of Wikimania 2018: User:Robert/Wikimania 2018.


President's report

  • WikiTour Hashtag: #WikiTourAU
  • Queensland: 65 participants
  • Sydney: issue that 5 people didn’t bring laptops to workshop
  • Meetup: 5 attendees, including WikiWomen Writing Group meeting regularly
  • 2 new membership applications
  • Melbourne: ACMI and registrations via Eventbrite
  • Meetup
  • Hobart
  • Perth
  • Planning - showing on wp en
  • Asaf’s visit, 9 - 18 November
  • 3 - 5 GLAM Wiki, Tel Aviv
  • 6 Nov flight from Tel Aviv
  • 9 - 12 Nov Committee Planning Melbourne
  • Canberra and/or Sydney
  • 18 Nov - to Wellington
  • 19-21 Nov National Digital Forum, Wellington, NZ
  • 24 Nov to Ukraine

Secretary's report

  • New Wiki Com - issues
  • Reporting backlog -personal and committee
  • Correspondence report
  • Newsletter feedback

Treasurer's report

  • Account balances: PayPal: $262.44, Westpac Acc: $61,809.63, CC: $245.14
  • Income: $10 donation, 2 x $10 membership joining (memberships on-hold until after the AGM)
  • Expenses: $427 Robert accom (WikiTour), $707.48 Pru reimbursement (WikiTour), $90.57 Robert travel costs (WikiTour), $450 Tom homestay costs for Andy (WikiTour).
  • APG tracking: $866.25 insurance
  • Wikidata Tour in WA up to $100 expenses

Membership report

2 new members, Sydney Seminar attendees

RM: A question from a member joined who joined in January 2018 regarding renewal, looked in Xero and noticed no repeating invoice. However I believe the member is current anyway until 2019 due to joining 6 months into the 2017-18 financial year.

Arrow green.svg Action: List of financial members to Tom

Communications report

No communications report.

Technical report

Sam outlined the process of moving across to new hosting of the Committee wiki. Requires committee members to recreate account. https://phabricator.miraheze.org/T3576

Arrow green.svg Action: Posting issues and questions to committee in the next 2 weeks (via email).


  • Local activities: The WA group are getting ready for the wmau:Wikidata_Tour_Down_Under_(2018) and will have more info available soon.
  • No other national or global activities discussed.


No other business.


Meeting closed at 6.30PM/8.30PM. Nextd meeting: Meeting:Committee (2018-10-01).