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 +==== Committee meeting for Perth Artifactory 01/​12/​12 ​ ====
 +
 +  * Date: 01/12/12
 +  * Location: Perth Artifactory
 +  * Meeting Opened: 13:50
 +
 +=== Members present ===
 +
 +  * Present: Nick B, Daniel H, Jenna D, Brendan R, Skot, Anton, Brett 
 +  * Apologies: ​ Chris Bashall, Peter D, Jason M
 +
 +=== Previous minutes ===
 +Accepted
 +
 +==== AGENDA ====
 +
 +=== Treasurer Report ===
 +
 +  * over $1000 - apologies, missed the actual amount
 +  * December’s rent paid in November
 +  * Jason taking over treasury while Daniel is away - until Feb
 +  * 2 new members, one of which paid a year up front
 +
 +=== Correspondence ===
 +
 +  * Anton has called Bunnings - unsuccessfully - regarding sausage sizzles, Nick will also chase them up.
 +  * Guy who runs Space Cubed visited a couple of weeks ago - they got 200,000(!!) from Lottery West and 20,000 from City of Perth.. They are looking to open branch offices in other suburbs, are interested in having a hardware component, tickles Skot’s Imperial ambitions, Anton has good solid history with them. They are apparently backed by a large construction company. ​
 +  * We should try contacting the Wangara hackerspace again, see if they could use any assistance.. ​
 +
 +=== Lottery West grant ===
 +
 +  * We should know by mid-late Jan if we have the money. ​
 +  * We should go for fundraising anyway - gives us options. ​
 +  * Daniel will discuss specs and details with Skot and interested parties.
 +
 +=== Infrastructure Subcommittee ===
 +
 +  * Bin mysteriously caught fire. Everything above board.
 +  * Our health and safety situation has blown up to a zoning issue. Unlikely to have a negative outcome - but we shall hold off building things that we couldn’t take with us (incl. extraction shed)
 +  * They need to be reminded that this is a very important issue for us!!
 +
 +=== Audio Vault ===
 +
 +  * No updates on the license, chasing up again on Monday.
 +
 +=== Events ===
 +
 +  * Wed 5th ArduinoU
 +  * TedX Sat 8th and...
 +  * RoboFair 9th zero prep so far.. Skot, Jason, Daniel will make noise on the list and get volunteers.
 +  * O-Days! Possibly not worth it - students too busy, no transport. Just hit up individual clubs. Kitty and Jenna to try to contact RoboGals again (apparently very difficult)
 +  * Organise an Artifactory open day in March just after the O-days, offer FIRST VISIT FREE - BRING THIS VOUCHER
 +  * Weekend of March 16th
 +  * Good NoiseMaschin!! Attendence ​ has dedicated FB group
 +  * Ask Kitty or whoever to do up little reports for this section of minutes.. 3 people paid, one had never been before. ​
 +
 +==== Project reports ====
 +
 +  * Daniel and Brett: New music server running MPD, run by RPi. Will be able to make sure all the amps turn on correctly etc. 
 +  * Brett: Longtail/​Lottery West Giant Wordplay Scratchy. Arduino Pro Mini. Great success. No major hardware failures three days running.
 +
 +==== GENERAL ====
 +
 +  * Printers in the car park: Brendan seeing to their demolition. Demolition party Wednesday
 +  * Garry  brought LONG cat5 to wire up our internets!
 +
 +==== ACTION SUMMARY ====
 +
 +  * (care package all done for Stirling Council)
 +  * (Bunnings been approached)
 +  * (fire extinguishers:​ tested! Anton will recharge)
 +  * Secretary would need real laptop to access sparkleshare
 +  * (Daniel, Brett, Jenna working on metal/​welding workshops with Adam.. Ongoing into next year)
 +  * James Shields has not picked up his buy-one-get-one desktop and green bag
 +  * Jenna and Kitty to see if they can contact RoboGals
 +  * Proposed events: - Free-soldering (Nathan Thompson) - Circuit design CAD
 +
 +=== Next Meeting ===
 +1pm 19/01/13 (advance apologies: Daniel, Brett, Anton)
 +
 +=== Meeting Closed ===
 +14:45
  
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