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===Previous minutes===   
===Previous minutes===   
Minutes of previous meeting:  
Minutes of previous meeting:  
* Sat 12 - Sun 13 Oct 2019  [[Meeting:Committee_(2019-10-12)]]
* Sat 12 - Sun 13 Oct 2019  [[WMAU Committee strategy weekend (October 2019)]]
* That the minutes of the 12-13 October 2019 meeting be accepted.
* That the minutes of the 12-13 October 2019 meeting be accepted.
:Moved: Steve
:Moved: Steve

Latest revision as of 15:26, 13 February 2020

Meeting:Committee (2019-12-09), 9 November 2019
WMAU Community Meeting (Nov 2019), 27 November 2019 →

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Committee (2019-11-11)

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Normal monthly Committee meeting. Committee members and observers only.

Committee meeting

11 November 2019

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).


Date: Monday 11 November 2019
Time / time zone: 4pm WA / 5.30pm NT / 6pm QLD / 7pm AEDT
Meeting channel: https://wikimedia.blindsidenetworks.net


Attendees: Steve, Pru, Alex, Robert, Matt
Apologies: Caddie, Sam (US), Jacinta

Previous minutes

Minutes of previous meeting:

Moved: Steve
Seconded: Alex
Passed without dissent
Robert: Clean up for publication

Business arising and actions

Steve and Robert fix all references to change in membership price - done

Steve changed membership app form, and 2 pages on public wiki (More references may exist) - Done.

Matt & Pru to follow up with Mylee Joseph around Liam Wyatt visit in December.-
ACTION Steve Contact OTRS - for further discussion. Is not used.
ACTION Steve and Sam to discuss further



President's report

Survey Drafts - review members’ responses
Pru to follow up with banner ad
Partnerships - legally drafted template for organisational partnerships. Define levels of partnership. Active and Past partnerships. Partnerships page
Add start & finish dates and review dates - For next meeting

Secretary's report

Robert, Pru & Steven discuss Password management, recommend 1password but how many accounts do we need, which means who should have access to it?

Treasurer's report

Profit & Loss Statement since last meeting: Net change: ($2734.81)

  • Current Account balances as of 11 November 2019: Westpac: $66,382.55 CC: $ 857.59 PayPal: $ 924.11
  • Income: ATO: $0 , $0 renewals, $405.00 in donations, $5.92 in interest. One unreconciled donation from bank account of $99.00 from unknown contact.
  • Expenses: Face-to-face meeting $2794.64, other travel $236.36, other misc fees $114.73
  • Financial actions from previous meeting, signatories
ACTION Financial when Pru and Alex return
Move: Pru
Second: Robert
Passed without dissent
  • (2019-10-16) WMF Grants Admin $102.11 AUD to return from 2018-19 Simple APG


MOTION: That WMAU repay unspent $102.11 AUD to WMF grant
Move: Steve
Second: Robert
Passed without dissent
Steve, Pru work out how to wire funds back

Membership report

Joining: = 0

Communications report

  • Newsletter
Record our thanks to Jacinta for great October newsletter
Jan due date:
  • Survey, WLM, MOU NGA,
  • Social media
Facebook Steve to do weekly
Twitter Steve to do weekly
Post an Australian article regularly
Promoting WMAU Grants
  • Link this to survey results

Technical report

Feedback on events process: for further specific discussion

  • (2019-09-16) Email from Ross Mallet requesting that his WMAU email be reactivated and forwarded to supplied email address
ACTION Steve to create and send to Ross


Local activities

  • ACT
  • QLD
  • NSW - Mon 16 Dec SLNSW
  • NT
  • SA
  • TAS
  • VIC -
  • WA

National activities

Notes from Community Meeting

Sam to load notes please
Done: https://wikimedia.org.au/wiki/WMAU_Community_Meeting_(Oct_2019)
email members for date of next meeting
Email to international competition not received by deadline.
Pru to contact 10 winners with offer of prizes
  • Wiki Loves Science
Thomas Shafee offering to coordinate
MOTION: That WMAU approve up to $600 as budgeted for the WIki Loves Science competition 2019.
Move: Alex
Second: Robert
Passed without dissent
  • Wikipedia Day, 15 January 2020
Defer to next meeting

Global activities

  • Wikimania 2020
Robert reported on themes, goals - still under finalisation. Feedback from Sweden pending, and WMF feedback.
Process for determining scholarship applications for Wikimania 2020 with process defined by the end of November, with a call for expressions of interest soon after.
  • WikiCite ANZ
Friday 14 February 2020


  • Prizes for Wiki Loves Science - dealt with above

Meeting closed

Closed: 8.36pm AEDST

  • Next Committee meeting: Monday 9 December 2019
  • Next Community meeting: Tues 26 or Wed 27 November 2019
Wikimania (Robert, Jeremy, Ingrid) - TBC