Meeting:Committee (2014-08-28)

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MINUTES
Thursday 28 August 2014, 18:00 AEST
  • Meeting opened at 18:12

Introduction

Attendance

  • Present: Steve, Gideon, Mike, Pru, Charles, Robert
  • Observers:
  • Apologies: Andrew
  • Absent: Kerry, Craig

Minutes

Discussion of minutes from the previous meeting (24 August).

Motion
That the Minutes of the July and August meetings be accepted.
  • Moved: Pru
  • Second: Gideon
  • Carried without dissent.

(Mike dropped out and didnt vote)

Agenda

Motion
that Pru Mitchell is authorised to order and purchase a banner to the amount of $300, for use at the ALIA conference and other future events, with reimbursement to be provided upon receipts being presented to the Treasurer
  • Moved: Steve
  • Second: Mike
  • Abstain: Pru
  • Carried without dissent.
Motion
Having accepted the offer of a free ALIA 2014 conference booth, Wikimedia Australia approves the expenditure and reimbursement, up to the total value of $2,000, any realistic expenses associated with the conference including associated travel costs as set out in the travel policy.
  • Moved: Steve
  • Second: Gideon
  • Carried without dissent.
  • Wikimedia-ALIA information evenings, Oct-Dec 2014
    • Information evenings: Wikimedia and libraries Q&A
      • Q: What do Wikipedia and libraries have in common?
      • A: Our vision, our content, our community and our users
      • http://wikimedia.org.au
      • Vision: Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. That's our commitment.
    • How can libraries and Wikimedia (the support organisation behind Wikipedia and related projects?
      • Meet key Australian Wikimedians and volunteers from your area, and discover
      • how Wikipedia really works
      • what other projects Wikimedia supports
      • why Wikipedia uses a Creative Commons licence
      • how libraries and Wikimedia are helping each other
      • how you and your library community can get involved
      • answers to your wiki questions


  • AGM - process plan
    • where are the minutes for this
Motion
Motion: Wikimedia Australia will hold its annual AGM on 5 October 2014, completing all notifications, proposals and announcements in line with the process and requirements of the rules and Act, and the previously documented timeline of this process.
  • Moved: Steve
  • Second: Mike
  • Carried without dissent.
  • Qld Wikipedia Training
    • Oct 24-25 (Proposal:SLQ training Oct 24-25)
    • Nov 6-8 (Proposal:SLQ training Nov 6-8)
Motion
that WMAU approves funding of up to $1500 for the SLQ training workshops, for use as documented in the relevant proposals
  • Moved: Steve
  • Second: Mike
  • Carried without dissent.

The meeting was closed at 19:27.