[Linux-aus] libre aus

Brenda Aynsley bpa at iss.net.au
Wed May 2 12:49:34 EST 2012

On 02/05/12 11:20, Janet Hawtin wrote:

>> Tech Liberty NZ already exists and is kicking goals. I hope they might be
>> amenable to some kind of partnership/federation/whatever groups do when they
>> join forces. Some of the TLNZ folks may be floating around on this list? :)
> Is this not great news?
> There is an existing peer organisation with the right kind of scope in NZ.
> It might be good to be the sister organisation for Australia?
> We are then building on an existing brand, collaborating to make it
> stronger with our neighbours?
> In terms of scope LA folks have done Australian legal and govt advocacy
> but not so much that broader scope in NZ? LA events have been in NZ.
> Perhaps TLA could partner with TLNZ to continue to do events in NZ?
> It seems like a good idea to have a name which matches a successful
> group doing the right things in NZ.

agree with janet in principle but this organisation seems to be more in 
line with the aims of EFA in Australia than the constituents of Linux 
Australia have been in the past.  See 


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