South Australian Association for Media Education Inc.
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P.O. Box 300, Ingle Farm, South Australia, 5098

2009 Executive Meeting Minutes

Tuesday March 23th 23 June, 2009, 5.15pm.
Najjar’s Restaurant, O’Connell St., Adelaide

(NB:  Meeting date error above.  23 March 2009 was not a Tuesday.  These minutes reference tabling the minutes from a meeting on 25 March 2009, and its file had a June date in the metadata.  An educated guess suggests this meeting was actually held on Tuesday 23 June 2009, and the heading has been adjusted accordingly.)

  1. Welcome: Meeting opened 5:40pm
  2. Present: Grant, Nick, Thom, Julie, Andrew, Tom
    Apologies: Zora, Denise
  3. Acceptance of Minutes for Executive meeting 25/03/09
    moved: Julie Haar
    seconded: Nick Sibly
  4. ABC Visit: 5 attended so SAAME made a loss. Those who went enjoyed and recommend. Plan to organise another tour for September/October holidays.
  5. Conference Report & Volunteers Grant: Letter received from Conference Plus requesting finalisation of payment.

    Julie moves Grant should approach Conference Plus to ask whether paying 50% ($2400) of the total owing will be acceptable and write off SAAME’s dept.

    Grant made appointment with Jack Snelling (local member for SAAME). Jack gave Grant a book of all available grants.

    SAAME to consider sponsorship (taking cue from ATOMQ).

  6. Wallis Student Critics: No action on YouTube. Grant has supplied Wallis with info on reviewing films. This has not appeared on the Wallis website yet.
  7. National Curriculum – CAMEO/ATOM/NAAE/TEFA:

    ACARA has been setup (Future SACSA in Grant’s opinion.).

    CAMEO – email from Steve Bartholomew (our public officer), suggesting we all have a meeting at NAME’s Conference (New Zealand conference in October) to discuss reigniting CAMEO (currently deregistered).

  8. Reports (Finance; CEASA; Media Moves et al)

    Finance – SAMME has $3400 as of end of May.

    SAAME to start a Facebook page.

    Thom to investigate hosting a SAAME website through the Maths and Science School.

  9. AOB: Julie to follow up the possibility of getting some promotional tickets for the Term 2 holidays children’s film festival, to give away.

    SAAME needs to have a discussion with the Adelaide Film Festival.

  10. Next Meeting: TBA
  11. CLOSED at 6:40pm

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