OSIA submission to Parliament re TPP

OSIA has made a submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties (JSCOT) of the Australian Parliament.

OSIA recommends that: Parliament should not ratify TPP; Australia should open fresh and transparent negotiations for a true free trade agreement; a policy should be established prohibiting Australian participation in any treaty negotiated in secret.

OSIA welcomes new director

The OSIA board is pleased to announce the election at the 2015 AGM of Mr Andrew Cutler as a new director (alongside six continuing directors). For a full list of board members during the 2015/16 term, see here

The board also thanks Mr Steven Sackett for his continued service as company secretary.

Open Source Developers Conference 2015

This year will see Open Source Developers Conference in Hobart Tasmania at the Wrest Point Convention Centre (October 27-29). OSDC is the main Australian/New Zealand Conference that is focused purely on Developers and the cross sector of OSS Development Communities. Always a great conference and a fantastic networking event where your sure to see some friendly faces, meet some new ones and hear some great local and international speakers. 

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