Pirate Happenings for next week starting 14 August 2017

National Congress Results

Congratulations to Emily Sievers, who won the only contested position and is now our new President!

Thank you to everyone else on National Council and Officers for volunteering uncontestedly!

Full Lineup
National Council:

  • President: Emily Sievers
  • Deputy President: TBC
  • Secretary: Tom Randle
  • Deputy Secretary: Simon Gnieslaw
  • Treasurer: Mark Gibbons
  • Deputy Treasurer: Simon Frew
  • Registered Officer: Alex Jago
  • Councillor (1): John August
  • Councillor (2): Miles Whiticker


  • Dispute Resolution Committee: Fletcher Boyd
  • Policy Development Officer: Jesse Hermans

Full results and Discussion here

Policy Development Committee Meeting

Tuesday August 15, 2017 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm (Sydney Time)
IRC (#ppau-pdc) | Matrix

Join Jesse for the first PDC meeting since Congress 2017. This meeting is not to be missed as it will set the tempo for all the policy development over the next 12 months, and Jesse is full of ideas!

Please post on Discuss and ideas you might have for Policy.

Handover National Council Meeting

Wednesday August 16, 2017 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm (Sydney Time)
IRC (#ppau-nc) | Matrix

The Previous NC will hand over the reigns to the new NC.

The new NC is officially in charge from Friday August 18 2017

PAX Panel


We are swirling ideas and formulating a plan.

Submissions to PAX are due by Friday August 18 2017 so there is not much time

Please let us know if you’d like to be part of it or have any contacts in mind


The Calendar is here: https://pirateparty.org.au/calendar/
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If anyone else has anything else they would like to announce for next week, coming up soon, or generally, please post here.

Have a good weekend everyone!


Thanks @Simon, I’ve removed the part about the Dep Pres, it’s up to the new NC to discuss this further before calling for nominations or setting an election date. :slight_smile: