Minutes of the Annual General Meeting of
             the Australian Public Access Network Association Inc
            (ARBN 081 355 722 / VRN A0026600C / ABN 74 766 293 648)
                   10 Clifford Street, Stafford, Queensland
                          Saturday, 11 August 2002

(These minutes were taken by Jeremy Malcolm)

1. Welcome

	The meeting was declared open at 1:35pm Australian Eastern
	Standard Time (AEST).

2. Credentials Report


	20 members were in attendance.

	Garry Ford			President

	Dean Hollister			Secretary

	Carolyn Baird			Treasurer

	Tony Messina			Brisbane
	Pauline Sheppard		Brisbane
	Neil Muspratt			Brisbane
	Glen de Witt			Brisbane
	Lyn Messina			Brisbane
	Elizabeth Sharp			Brisbane
	Laurie Borg			Brisbane
	Doug Young			Brisbane
	Phil Homewood			Brisbane
	Peter Barlin			Brisbane
	Bruce Willson			Brisbane
	Bob Willson			Brisbane

	Matthew Geier			ICR
	Chiaw Kong			ICR
	Peter Odgers			ICR

	Jeremy Malcolm			Perth

	John Childs			SA


	22 Apologies were received.

	Mirko Fluher			ICR

	Ann Sedunary			Perth

	Dennis Kurth			Brisbane
	Graeme Ault			Brisbane
	Sarina Mogg			Brisbane
	Helen Lucas			Brisbane
	Milly Van der Werff		Brisbane
	Vanessa Van der Werff		Brisbane
	Dennis & Marie Kurth		Brisbane
	Gary Richardson			Brisbane
	Lyn Phillips			Brisbane
	Neil Phillips			Brisbane
	Gary Bretherton			Brisbane
	Gordon Lambert			Brisbane
	John Baker			Brisbane
	Ray Gourlie			Brisbane

	Chris Baird			Hunter
	Ross Slade			Hunter

	Craig Dewick			Sydney
	John August			Sydney
	David Johnston			Sydney
	David Fisher			Sydney


	27 Proxies were received.

	Gordon Lambert			Brisbane
	John Baker			Brisbane
	Ray Gourlie			Brisbane
	Sarina Mogg			Brisbane

	Peter Longworth			Hunter

	Arthur Thomas			ICR
	Roland Turner			ICR

	Andrew Canion			Perth
	Axel de Groot			Perth
	Daniel Alexander		Perth
	David Rattigan			Perth
	John Breen			Perth
	Mark Ramsden			Perth
	Mark Rattigan			Perth
	Peter Dowson			Perth
	Philip Brown			Perth
	Ronald Nile			Perth
	Russell Pitman			Perth
	Vic Andrich			Perth
	Walter Hill			Perth

	Brian Astill			SA
	Harry Dini			SA
	John Mahony			SA
	Maxine Komlos			SA
	Sharon Jenkins			SA

	Adrian Lyons			Sydney

	Ian Boyd-Jones			Wollongong

3. Minutes of 2001 Annual General Meeting

	It was unanimously resolved to accept the minutes of the 2001 
	Annual General Meeting as a true record of the proceedings (moved 
	Pauline Sheppard, seconded John Childs).

4. Business Arising from 2001 Annual General Meeting

	There was no business arising from the 2001 Annual General 

5. Correspondence to Annual General Meeting

	Inward	5.1	2002 Annual Report

		5.2	27 Proxies

		5.3	9 Apologies

	Outward	5.4	Notice of 2002 Annual General Meeting

	It was unanimously resolved to accept the correspondence (moved 
	by Matthew Geier, seconded by Tony Messina).

6. Annual Report


	As tabled.


	As tabled.


	As tabled.

	Regional Committees


	As tabled.


	As tabled.


	As tabled.

	Independently Connected

	As tabled.


	As tabled.

	Northern Wollongong

	As tabled.

	Western Australia

	As tabled.

	South Australia

	As tabled.


	As tabled.

	The meeting unanimously resolved to accept the Annual Report 
	(moved by Peter Odgers, seconded by Dean Hollister, except
	for the Treasurer's Report which was moved by John Childs and
	seconded by Doug Young).

7. Election of Office Bearers

	The Chairman announced the following candidates elected unopposed:

	President: Dean Hollister
	Secretary: Jeremy Malcolm
	Treasurer: Carolyn Baird 

	The Secretary noted that 27 proxies had been received, but there 
	had been no need to distribute them.

8. General Business

	Pauline Sheppard asked what was happening with the training
	computers that had been assembled for APANA's use.  Garry Ford
	reported that these were not currently in use except that he
	had been experimenting with wireless networking with them.

	Tony Messina enquired about the payment of honoraria to committee
	members.  There was general discussion on the non-financial
	benefits that regional committees could decide to give to their
	volunteers, and the availability of life membership nationally.

	There was general discussion about strategies for gaining new
	memberships, and by Tony Messina about the use of newer
	technologies within APANA such as wireless networking.

	Dean Hollister suggested that a Special General Meeting be called
	before next year's AGM in order to amend the Rules to reduce
	the quorum at AGMs below the current level of 20.

9. Meeting Close

	The meeting was declared closed at 14:43pm Australian Eastern
	Standard Time (AEST).

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