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''July 29 — Chapters Committee approval for statement of purposes''
 
''July 29 — Chapters Committee approval for statement of purposes''
:Sarah Ewart [http://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/wikimediaau-l/2008-July/001445.html announced] that the [http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Australia/Statement_of_Purpose Chapters Committee] of the Wikimedia Foundation has approved the new [http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Australia/Statement_of_Purpose statement of purposes], with the [[Committee|Interim Committee]] to now seek incorporation with [[wikipedia:Consumer Affairs Victoria|Consumer Affairs Victoria]].
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:<span class="plainlinks">Sarah Ewart [http://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/wikimediaau-l/2008-July/001445.html announced] that the [http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Australia/Statement_of_Purpose Chapters Committee] of the Wikimedia Foundation has approved the new [http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Australia/Statement_of_Purpose statement of purposes], with the [[Committee|Interim Committee]] to now seek incorporation with [[wikipedia:Consumer Affairs Victoria|Consumer Affairs Victoria]].</span>
  
 
''July 6 — Input on new statement of purposes''  
 
''July 6 — Input on new statement of purposes''  
:A new [http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Australia/Statement_of_Purpose statement of purposes] was considered at two meetings of the [[Committee|Interim Committee]], with discussion and further suggestions open until July 13, when the Committee is meeting again.
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:<span class="plainlinks">A new [http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Australia/Statement_of_Purpose statement of purposes] was considered at two meetings of the [[Committee|Interim Committee]], with discussion and further suggestions open until July 13, when the Committee is meeting again.</span>
  
 
''May 15 — Letter to Board of Education''
 
''May 15 — Letter to Board of Education''
:Chris Mann <span class="plainlinks">[http://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/wikimediaau-l/2008-May/001349.html proposed] sending a [http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:ConMan/NSW_BoS_Letter letter] to the New South Wales Board of Education, regarding the [http://www.smh.com.au/news/web/hsc-to-run-wikipedia-course/2008/05/26/1211653895427.html recent decision] to include Wikipedia in the [[wikipedia:Higher School Certificate|HSC]] syllabus for 2009-12.
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:<span class="plainlinks">Chris Mann <span class="plainlinks">[http://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/wikimediaau-l/2008-May/001349.html proposed] sending a [http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:ConMan/NSW_BoS_Letter letter] to the New South Wales Board of Education, regarding the [http://www.smh.com.au/news/web/hsc-to-run-wikipedia-course/2008/05/26/1211653895427.html recent decision] to include Wikipedia in the [[wikipedia:Higher School Certificate|HSC]] syllabus for 2009-2012.</span>
  
 
''May 1 — Statement of Purposes rejected''
 
''May 1 — Statement of Purposes rejected''
:Brianna Laugher <span class="plainlinks">[http://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/wikimediaau-l/2008-May/001333.html announced] that Consumer Affairs Victoria had rejected the proposed Statement of Purposes, and invited futher modifications and discussions at [http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Australia/Statement_of_Purpose Meta].
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:<span class="plainlinks">Brianna Laugher <span class="plainlinks">[http://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/wikimediaau-l/2008-May/001333.html announced] that Consumer Affairs Victoria had rejected the proposed Statement of Purposes, and invited futher modifications and discussions at [http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Australia/Statement_of_Purpose Meta].</span>
  
 
''April 21 — Incorporation meeting held''
 
''April 21 — Incorporation meeting held''
:A [[Meeting:Incorporation (2008 April 21)|special meeting]] approved the incorporation of Wikimedia Australia in Victoria. Also approved were the [[Rules|draft rules]], the [[statement of purposes]], appointing Brian Salter-Duke as [[Public Officer]], and affirming the [[Committee|Interim Committee]].
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:<span class="plainlinks">A [[Meeting:Incorporation (2008 April 21)|special meeting]] approved the incorporation of Wikimedia Australia in Victoria. Also approved were the [[Rules|draft rules]], the [[statement of purposes]], appointing Brian Salter-Duke as [[Public Officer]], and affirming the [[Committee|Interim Committee]].</span>
  
 
''March 1 — Approval from Foundation''<br>
 
''March 1 — Approval from Foundation''<br>
:The Wikimedia Foundation's <span class="plainlinks">[http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Board_of_Trustees Board of Trustees] [http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Resolution:Approval_of_Wikimedia_Australia approved Wikimedia Australia] as a formal [http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Local_chapters Wikimedia Chapter], on the recommendation of the Chapters Committee.
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:<span class="plainlinks">The Wikimedia Foundation's <span class="plainlinks">[http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Board_of_Trustees Board of Trustees] [http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Resolution:Approval_of_Wikimedia_Australia approved Wikimedia Australia] as a formal [http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Local_chapters Wikimedia Chapter], on the recommendation of the Chapters Committee.</span>
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Revision as of 17:09, 29 July 2008

July 29 — Chapters Committee approval for statement of purposes

Sarah Ewart announced that the Chapters Committee of the Wikimedia Foundation has approved the new statement of purposes, with the Interim Committee to now seek incorporation with Consumer Affairs Victoria.

July 6 — Input on new statement of purposes

A new statement of purposes was considered at two meetings of the Interim Committee, with discussion and further suggestions open until July 13, when the Committee is meeting again.

May 15 — Letter to Board of Education

Chris Mann proposed sending a letter to the New South Wales Board of Education, regarding the recent decision to include Wikipedia in the HSC syllabus for 2009-2012.

May 1 — Statement of Purposes rejected

Brianna Laugher announced that Consumer Affairs Victoria had rejected the proposed Statement of Purposes, and invited futher modifications and discussions at Meta.

April 21 — Incorporation meeting held

A special meeting approved the incorporation of Wikimedia Australia in Victoria. Also approved were the draft rules, the statement of purposes, appointing Brian Salter-Duke as Public Officer, and affirming the Interim Committee.

March 1 — Approval from Foundation

The Wikimedia Foundation's Board of Trustees approved Wikimedia Australia as a formal Wikimedia Chapter, on the recommendation of the Chapters Committee.