[AUUG-Talk]: Re: Don't close AUUG down!

Peter Jeremy peter.jeremy at alcatel-lucent.com.au
Tue Dec 11 10:34:32 EST 2007

On 2007-Dec-11 09:45:02 +1100, Greg 'groggy' Lehey <Greg.Lehey at auug.org.au> wrote:
>> thoughts.  I think we should donate all AUUG's assets to the Lions
>> Chair and then carry on as a non-financial institution.  No membership
>> fees, no money to look after; in principle, just the name, the web
>> site and the mailing lists.  I suggest the John Lions chair because it
>> seems to be the most obvious, but that's certainly a matter for
>> discussion.

I also think this is an excellent idea.  The organisation lives on and
retains its history.

The only issue I can see is that AUUG is a registered association and,
under the relevant Victorian legislation, is required to hold AGMs and
provide annual returns.  The constitution could be fairly easily
changed to allow on-line AGMs but there have to be office-bearers who
are responsible for lodging the relevant paperwork and any associated

Peter Jeremy

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