Meeting of the National Council of the WikiLeaks Party
9am July 20, 2013 (AEST)
|Gail MaloneCassie FindlayJohn Shipton left at 10amSam Castro Niraj Lal left at 10.10am
Greg Barns left at 9.30am
|NFP||Omar ToddJulian Assange|
|016||Scope possible special membership categories for Australians overseas, non-Australians, under 18s||Kellie|
|028||John to send biographies to Cassie||John|
|029||Send contact detail of another contact for online newsletter to Cassie||Kellie|
|036||Line up candidates blog post||Cassie|
|037||Talk to Matt about research on donation programs, ideas for donation software||Omar|
|038||Kellie to lease with Gail about timing of twitter session. Gail to talk to Matt about log in details etc.||Gail, Kellie, Matt|
|039||Cassie to send Greg final signed off transparency paper||Cassie|
|040||Is WLP required to collect 60 signatures of registered members per candidate in each state? To be confirmed asap.||Dan|
|041||Instruct service providers on how to record hours. Needs to include a log book to record all hours worked||Cassie|
|042||Request photos from all candidates||Cassie|
|043||Transparency document to be up on website prior to Candidate launch||Cassie|
|044||Add link to WikiLeaks contact list and remove these contacts from WLP website||Cassie|
John Shipton – left at 10am
Greg Barns – left at 9.30am
Anja Voigt – minutes
3. Confirmation of the minutes of the last meeting
Minutes from last meeting confirmed. Any changes/ comments, to be sent to Cassie.
4. Reports on actions from last meeting
Ref No. 016: In progress.
Kellie, John & Luke –
Ref No: 28: Cassie still needs John’s bio
Ref No: 29: Kellie will make contact with a new contact the coming week
Ref No: 36: In progress
Ref No: 37: In progress
5. July 23rd campaign launch preparations – now moved to July 25th (Thursday)
5.1 Candidate nominations
NC are endorsing the candidates as circulated by Cassie on the 19th of July 2013
Add a number 3 in NSW? – Yes NC can endorse additional candidates if they come up before the candidate registration with the AEC.
‘That the National Council accepts the recommendations of the candidate selection committee and endorses the candidates proposed in its report of July 19 2013 and instruct the party registered officer to advise the AEC of it’s nominations. NC member and candidate Kellie Tranter abstained from the vote’
Is WLP requited to collect 60 signatures of registered members per candidate in each state – Is this true?
Action for Dan – to look into this requirement
5.2 Transparency platform & position statements
Latest version sent around yesterday. Discussion of minor wording changes.
NC to endorse this statement.
‘NC endorses the Transparency document subject to the changes discussed’
Kellie & Niraj working with Sam to finish document.
Asylum Seeker document
Recommendation: JA & NC to have a call with – in the next couple of days
Kaz will reflect back by email to NC.
6. Volunteer coordination
New website has more sophisticated way how volunteers can narrow down their availability and logistics
7. Social media
Kellie doing a twitter/ FB session (most likely to be on Sunday afternoon)
Content required – NC to keep thinking about content
Media releases links are not live
Where is the link to position statements located – Cassie looking into
Candidate information – where is this going to sit?
Transparency document to be up prior to Candidate launch. – Action for Cassie
Thursday night – photos and info for Candidates need to be up.
Action for Cassie – request photos from all candidates
Add link to WikiLeaks contact list and remove these contacts from WLP website. – Action for Cassie
Plans for Sydney – buckets fundraising
Follow up on ISEA money – Kaz
Possible fundraising gig at Fitzroy Town Hall – John
10. Financial Management
Xero still needs some work. John going up to see Debbie around the time of Splendour (end of July)
11. Membership Management
12. Other business
Find someone to take minutes on the next NC meeting