2021-05-18- 2021 AGM

Meeting Opened: 20:05
Meeting Closed: 21:10
Author: Brendan Halliday
Signed: Alex Wixted

  • Brendan Halliday
  • Emily Taylor
  • Aaron Bycroft
  • James Beecham
  • Timothy Reichle
  • Murray Wayper
  • Ian Redmond
  • Jaimyn Mayer
  • Cameron Payne
  • Paula O’Donnel
  • Eris Ryan
  • Jess Wessling
  • Dave Seff
  • Alex Wixted
  • Josh Hogendorn
  • David Bussenschutt
  • Ryan Marple
  • Ale More
  • Shahram Kardooni
  • Ryan Kirkpatrick
  • Scott Wilson
  • Lucas Oldfield
  • Kurt Giuliani
  • Andrew White
  • Duncan Greer
  • Ant Beecham
  • Simon Dowd
  • David Thomson
  • Geoff Cowie
  • Steve Jordan
  • Craig Rea
  • Mike Ando
  • Lionel Theunisson

Jacques Botte has nominated Jaimyn Mayer
David Jericho has nominated Josh Hogendorn
Ross Taylor has nominated Josh Hogendorn

HSBNE acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land on which we meet today, the Yuggera and Turrbal people, and pay our respects to Elders past and present


Big thankyou to Josh for the management of the space, from Alex and the rest of the membership

We’ve had a very busy year.


Moved to approve by Josh Hogendorn seconded by Ryan Kirkpatrick

As agreed at General Meeting 16/11/2021 the AGM minutes are to be amended to reflect changes to the banking access and signatories as required by Westpac

The members recognise that the following executive names are to be added as signatories to the HSBNE bank account
Murray Wayper (Treasurer)
Joshua Hogendorn (President)

The members recognise that the following executive names are to be administrators of the HSBNE bank account
Murray Wayper (Treasurer)

The members recognise that the following names are to be removed from the HSBNE bank account signatories

These changes are recognised and endorsed by current HSBNE bank account signatory


100% of people who did the survey were members.
47% of people said they didn’t get to do their personal projects much.
The majority said there was encouragement to be active.
The majority said facilitation of personal projects was not as encouraged.
Overwhelmingly would recommend.
50% felt our fees were good, 25% thought it was too cheap, 25% thought it was too expensive.
Overwhelmingly people should just be cleaning up after themselves and cleaners were well received.
93% said they would support people being assigned to specific machines.
75% said they would support increasing prices and paying for specialists to maintain machines.
85% said they would support increasing membership, but discounting for those who volunteer.

No contested roles, so no votes required.

President: Joshua Hogendorn
Treasurer: Murray Wayper
Secretary: Ryan Kirkpatrick
Vice President: Eris Ryan Patron: Dave Seff

Metal Shop: AGAINST COUNT 1 , ABSTAINING COUNT 1 . Team Formed

  • $400 for 4x Ryobi Worklights. 2 AGAINST, 0 ABSTAINING, 26 FOR. MOTION PASSED.
  • $300 to purchase the Popcorn machine in the Lobby from the current owner, Mike Ando. 5 AGAINST, 7 ABSTAINING, 16 FOR. MOTION PASSED.
  • Added debt or significant monetary obligations policy. 11 AGAINST, 13 ABSTAINING, 4 FOR. MOTION FAILED.
  • Dave is beginning the discussion of the idea that HSBNE become a technology museum in order to bring the public in and showcase Brisbane/Australian making culture and innovation.
  • Thanks to Ryan for moving all the metal and racks into the 40ft container
  • Thanks to Jess for helping tidy the Server room
  • Thanks to Zak for his hammer workshop
  • Thanks to Ryan for moving the belt sander and cnc cabinet around
  • Thanks to Alex for cleaning up the anvils in the forge
  • Thanks to Ryan helping Alex finish square his logs on the BE CNC
  • Thanks to Ryan and Ale for moving the logs afterwards
  • Thanks to Ryan and Josh for working yesterday to reconfigure the dust extraction in the central woodshop island, and moving the router table and thicknesser planer so the shop has a much better flow, workability and safety.
  • Thanks to Alex for the donation of two 3 phase coolant pumps to the Metalshop
  • Thanks to Alex for solidifying Canada Ryan’s nickname
  • Thanks to Canada Ryan for running Scott’s project as the first member project on the Hackerspace Grant cnc
  • Thanks to Lucas, Ryan, Josh and Ale for their latest efforts on the YAG
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