Meeting of the National Council of the WikiLeaks Party
6pm June 8, 2013 (AEST)
|013||Discussion paper around Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander people and transparency||Luke|
|015||Candidate for Queensland||Luke|
|016||Scope possible special membership categories for Australians overseas, non-Australians, under 18s||Kellie|
|017||Meet with social media team and report back to NC||Niraj|
|018||Follow up with Peter T re assisting with IT||Sam|
|019||Circulate a paper on policy points to National Council seeking contributions in a points style from each||Sam|
|020||Find a person / people to manage a daily WLP newsletter / bulletin||Sam, Cassie|
|021||Technical meetings to be held in Sydney and Melbourne – Looking for volunteer coders and system admins||Sam, Cassie|
|022||Regular weekly meeting time to be established||Cassie|
Kaz Cochrane – left 19:49 AEST
John Shipton – left 19:49 AEST
Daniel Mathews – joined 19:00 AEST
Greg Barns – Campaign Director – left 19:06 AEST
Lillian Shipton – minutes
3. Confirmation of the minutes of the last meeting
Confirmed out of session.
4. Reports on actions from last meeting
001 – Kellie Tranter – complete
002 – Sam and Kaz meeting Friday 14th June to edit with Volunteer
003 – Kellie Tranter – to be completed
004 – Kellie Tranter – Complete (No impediments on overseas membership)
005 – Cassie Findlay/John Shipton – ongoing
006 – John Shipton/Cassie Findlay – ongoing
007 – Jonn Shipton/Cassie Findlay – ongoing
008 – Cassie Findlay – Sarah Saunders ongoing
009 – Cassie Findlay/Sam Castro – ongoing (Social Media team developed, content generators)
012 – Sam Castro/Matt Watt – ongoing
013 – Luke Pearson
014 – Luke Pearson/Sam Castro/Cassie Findlay
015 – Luke Pearson
Sam – follow up with Peter T regarding assisting with IT
– Kellie Tranter
Investigate to adjust membership form on website to allow overseas membership.
Clear definition that overseas members are support members only – no voting rights.
- · Policy announcements in ISEA speech
- · Incorporate comments/opinions on NSA
Key balance of power issues
- · Carbon tax
- · Mining tax
- · Industrial relations
- · Tax policy
- · Biodiversity act – give back to the state
- · Asylum seekers (can be done with out legislation – however, need a stance)
Julian a commentator on NSA in the Australian media.
Julian is available to speak on the NSA issue. Interview with Monday morning’s AM program 06:00 AEST. Policy statement to go along with the interview. Sam is in contact with 7:30 Report. Points to be fed through to Cassie for a blog post.
Tone of the election has been ‘What is the senate going to look like?’
Circulate a paper on the above policy points to National Council with contributions in a points style from each.
Preferences: meeting with – in Perth. Parties that are close to our values will be looked upon favorably.
Launch of candidates and campaign launch;
- · Sign off by AEC 2nd week of July. All candidates should be announced on that day. Signatures of 50 members after writs are issued.
- · Parties slogan
- · Short bio on each candidate. No1 candidate available in each state for interview
- · Campaign Launch – separate members’ event. Media launch important, candidates present. Julian present on live stream/pre record.
ISEA (see above)
5.3 Volunteer coordination
Wills will be a very good electorate – volunteers offered to hand out ‘How to Vote’ cards for WikiLeaks Party.
5.4 Social media coordination
5.5 Blog & newsletter
Control what we want to plug
Sam and Cassie to talk in regards of the need of a resource to manage the Newsletter.
Set up fundraising teams in; Sydney, Canberra and Melbourne
7. Logo and website redevelopment
Logo poll running on the website.
Website prototype and colour scheme are being finalized, site should be finished by 30th June, 2013
8. Internal document sharing and communications
Assistance is being sourced to in setting up WikiLeaks Party internal document sharing and communications.
Technical meetings to be held in Sydney and Melbourne – Looking for volunteer coders and system admins etc.
9. Other business
Additional room in embassy for studio space
The Australian piece being released either this weekend or the next.
Policy development, how do we communicate if email isn’t’ the best form? Telephone communication with those interested in specific policy positions. Possibly the Wiki internal sharing and communications.
10. Next meeting
Weekly Meetings. NC to be consulted on convenient times.
Cassie to check what times suit NC members better for weekly meeting
15th June, 2013 Saturday 18:00 AEST