Annual General Meeting 2020

OZeWAI Annual General Meeting

To be held at the Australian Accessibility Conference on the 13th February at VisAbility Perth.

Attendees: All invited

The following items are on the agenda. The person responsible for presenting or chairing the item is in brackets.


  1. Welcome
  2. Apologies (Chair)
  3. Attendance (Chair)
  4. Confirmation of minutes from 2018 AGM (Chair)
  5. Annual report (Chair)
  6. Annual financial statement (Treasurer)
  7. IAAP examination involvement (Chair)
  8. Revision of Constitution: current constitution and proposed revision of constitution (PDF) (please review before meeting)
  9. Election of 2020 committee (Chair)
  10. Planning for OzeWAI 2020 (Conference Convener)
  11. Any other business (Chair)



  • Ricky Onsman
  • Russ Weakley


  • Erika Webb
  • Greg Madson
  • Jason McKee
  • Amanda Page
  • Christie O'Brien
  • Ellen Davis & Maria Mamaeva
  • Matthew Putland
  • Matthew Thackwell
  • Allison Ravenhall
  • Rosemary Spark
  • Scott Hollier
  • Andrew Normand
  • Chris Leighton
  • Alfred Low
  • Steve Page
  • Clare Chamberlain
  • Natalie Collins
  • Karen Myers
  • David Vosnacos
  • Vithya Vijayakumare
  • Mark Blowers
  • Christos Petrou
  • Gerry Neustatl
  • Liddy Nevile
  • Brigitta Norton
  • Amanda Mace
  • Gian Wild
  • Julie Grundy

Minutes of previous AGM

Moved by Gian, seconded by Bri

Chair and Finance

Moved by Bri, seconded by Gian

Current conference

Thanks to Bri for bringing it to the west coast.

Membership fees

Previously membership was $0.
Gerry - what does being a member of OzeWAI actually mean? What are the benefits we can offer?
Mark Blowers - Australian Accessibility Association - change from OzeWAI? , keep registration costs low.
Gisele - keep costs low, DGI would be very interested Rosemary Spark - we should be a lobby group
Further contributions to the discussion about the future of OzeWAI will be in the forum.
Everyone at conference is paid up, otherwise $20 individual, $50 company. Liddy moved, Amanda seconded.

New Information Architecture

See forum for details.

Welfare card

Gian and Mark Blowers to discuss

New committee

  • Mark Blowers
  • Matthew Putland
  • Christos Petrou
  • Gerry Neustatl
  • Ricky Onsman
  • Amanda Mace
  • Russ Weakley
  • Scott Hollier
  • Brigitta Norton
  • Gian Wild
  • Natalie Collins
  • Julie Grundy

Committee Executive

  • Chair: Liddy (moved by Gian, seconded by Mark)
  • Treasurer: Natalie (moved by Liddy, seconded by Bri)
  • Secretary: Gian (moved by Liddy, seconded by Gerry)
  • Conference Convener: Bri
  • Web Manager: Julie
  • Newsletter and Social: Ricky

Additional information