Meeting: Committee (2020-02-03)

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Normal monthly Committee meeting. Committee members and observers only.

13 January 2020
Committee meeting

3 February 2020

3 March 2020

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 3 February 2020
Time / time zone: 4pm WA / 5.30pm NT / 6pm QLD / 7pm AEDT
Meeting channel:


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

Previous minutes

Minutes of previous meeting:

Moved: Caddie
Seconded: Alex
Robert: Publish Minutes to Comm and Public

Business arising and actions

ACTIONS - dealt with under appropriate reports below



President's report

Survey - review members’ responses - recommend merging questions
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

Midterm report: Metrics are done. Awaiting financial report

Lodged ACNC report on behalf of Secretary

Secretary's report

ACTION: Further investigate and identify accounts that require a common password

To do: Publish minutes to the public wiki


Query about DGR status

ACTION: Alex responded. To include note on

PO Box $10 cash donation

Treasurer's report

Profit & Loss Statement since last meeting: Net change:

  • Current Account balances as of 8 December 2019: Westpac: $ CC: $ PayPal: $
  • Income: ATO: $0 , $0 renewals, $ in donations, $ in interest.
  • Expenses:
  • Financial actions from previous meeting, signatories
ACTION Financial
Pru, Steve and Alex return
  • (2019-10-16) WMF Grants Admin $102.11 AUD to return from 2018-19 Simple APG

Robert and Pru work out how to wire funds back $102.11 AUD

Membership report

Joining: = 0

Communications report


ACTION: Jacinta will complete this week.

Social media

Facebook Steve to do weekly
Twitter Steve to do weekly
Post an Australian article regularly

Promoting WMAU Grants - in newsletter

Technical report

Revisit number of requests for access to the WMAU Wiki received
Events calendar: issue fixed


Local activities

  • ACT: NGA KnowMyName March
  • QLD: #1Lib1Ref in January at SLQ (Jacinta);

Public libraries in QLD using open data from

Alex to respond to Rachel. Consider unique identifier for libraries

Dashboard: Art+Feminism venue: GoMA, Louise, Jacinta & Kerry Coordinator

  • NSW: KnowMyName: Coordinators: Mylee & Bunty
  • NT: Art+Feminism Araluen Art Centre, Alice Springs & possibly Darwin
  • SA: Pru to confirm Art+Feminism
  • TAS: Alysia & Alex coordinator, request application
That WMAU approve in principle reimbursement of travel costs for 2020 KnowMyName/Art+Feminism campaign presenters up to a total $2,000 according to WMAU travel policy coordinated by Caddie.
Move: Pru
Second: Robert
Moved without dissent
  • VIC: Coordinators, Caroline & Juliette Art+Feminism
  • WA: Art+Feminism Facilitators: Gideon & Ingrid. Venue: LWAG
Robert will coordinate 4G hubs and can send to WA if required

National activities

  • Wiki Loves Science


MOTION: That WMAU funds prizes of $50 giftcards to the top 6 placegetters in Wiki Science 2019.
Moved: Robert
Second: Alex
Moved without dissent
  • Wed 19 February 2020 Community Meeting Global Strategy Recommendations discussion
ACTION Alex to lead discussion global strategy
  • WikiCite ANZ, Friday 14 February 2020
Alex Welcome & history of WikiCite
Siobhan Leachman: workflows around people authorities, women
Toby : blurb TBC
Nicole Kearney:
  • Art+Feminism & Know My Name, 7-8 March 2020: Caddie

See above

Global activities

  • Wikimedia Summit: Alex
Travel insurance in vicinity of $100
  • Wikimania 2020
Process for determining scholarship applications for Wikimania 2020 with process defined by the end of January, with a call for expressions of interest soon after.

Other business

  • Notes from December Community Meeting
ACTION: Pru to make a report from the recording and post on the wiki.
Finalise prizewinners and reimbursement

Meeting closed

Closed: Formal meeting finished 8.15pm

  • Next Community meeting: Wed 19 February 2020
  • Next Committee meeting: March: Mon 2 March 2020


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