Meeting of the National Council of the WikiLeaks Party
6pm June 15, 2013 (AEST)
|016||Scope possible special membership categories for Australians overseas, non-Australians, under 18s||Kellie|
|020||Find a person / people to manage a daily WLP newsletter / bulletin||Sam, Cassie|
|023||Establish preferred weekly meeting time.||Cassie, Lillian|
|024||Pick a start date for weekly online forums/threads.||Niraj|
|025||Discuss timing of rebranding with Julian, then National Council to discuss the rebranding and logo change of the Party||John|
Lillian Shipton – minutes
3. Confirmation of the minutes of the last meeting
Minutes from last meeting confirmed.
4. Reports on actions from last meeting
Ref No. 013: Discussion paper, issues of health child protection juvenile justice and media – send around early this week. Self-determination.
Ref No. 015: Complete
Ref No. 016: In progress
Ref No 017: Complete
Ref No 018: In progress
Ref No 019: In progress (Kellie)
Sam, Cassie –
Ref No 020: In progress
Ref No 021: In progress (Sydney and Melbourne meet: Friday 21st June, 2013)
Ref No 022: In progress
Cassie and Lillian to liaise with Julian to see what weekly NC times work best for him.
ISEA – very successful
Direct Media engagements arranged for August and September
Media Launch of the registration of the party and Candidates – second week of July 2013. Candidates and as many NC members as possible to attend, Julian to beam in and be present. Mid morning event for media.
Campaign launch in early August. Possibility of Regional Launch events in NSW and Vic.
5.3 Volunteer coordination
National Volunteer coordinators have developed an induction/welcome video. Target electorates in each state, strategy in place.
NSW volunteer coordinator has been recruited, very promising and competent.
WA volunteer coordination has been developed
5.4 Social media coordination
All day planning meeting on the 1st July – can all attend?
National Council profiles on the website.
Action: Niraj –
Pick a date for online forums/threads. Note: not on State of Origin days!
These will be weekly forums.
Focus questions for the candidate or NC member on the forum/thread, theme, pre-curser, title questions?
Holding a weekly social media forum/threads – run these forums in the evenings of the target audiences – blog post to announce forum
5.5 Blog & newsletter
NC members to write blog posts all are welcome
Registration from the AEC
7. Logo and website redevelopment
Circular logo came up on top with over 50% of the vote on the website poll.
A few matters to be resolved before launch, but it’s all going along smoothly.
However lots of comments received questioning why not retaining hourglass. General NC agreement this should be reconsidered.
Launch end of June.
Action: John –
To speak with Julian to raise questions on timing of rebranding, then National Council to discuss the rebranding and logo change of the Party
8.1 Communications, document sharing
NC Wiki to be implemented for policy development. Also external facing wiki for member engagement.
8.2 Membership management
Colin is being trained to use new database this week.
8.3 Financial management
Debbie, Cassie and Anja managing finances
9. Other business
2nd Week of July is NAIDOC week
Send NC information about 2013 NAIDOC week
10. Next meeting
Time and date of meeting to be decided at a later date.