As a member run club, here you can find all the boring but necessary documentation. Meeting agendas, notes, mandates, policy are all here.
HSBNE Rules and Policies are in effect on site, and at any gathering using the HSBNE name to organise.
This is a digital version of the new members guide. The link above takes you to the latest version on Google Drive, but there's also a PDF.
Our group rules are a fairly well modified version of the Model Rules for Incorporation. If any policies below are inconcistent with this constitution, they will be overidden.
HSBNE's COVID19 management plan and policy.
How to change our Rules and Policy.
The code of conduct is a set of guidelines that outline an acceptable standard of behaviour and conduct of all HSBNE members and guests whether it be online, in a pub or at HSBNE.
Our Safe Space policy describes the environment of inclusivity and safety that we wish to create for people from all walks of life. HSBNE aims to be an equitable hackerspace.
This document clarifies the processes and rules around handling new memberships, payments, the admission/rejection of new memberships and terminating memberships.
Safety is important at HSBNE as it's hard to hack when injured. This outlines the group's safety expectations when you use the space.
This policy details certain rules and procedures around making site modifications or performing electrical work.
Disagreements between members are inevitable. Through experience, HSBNE has provided this dispute resolution policy.
We have a number of places you can temporarily store your projects while working on them, this outlines the group's expectations when you use them.
If you want to work on something large at HSBNE, theres a process you must follow.
Causes are micro groups within HSBNE that are empowered to direct funds towards their own interests without having to convince merit to the group as a whole.
Clarifications around having guests or non-members at HSBNE.
HSBNE utilises a Ticket system to bring a fleeting sense of control amongst the Chaos. It is recommended you be aware of its usage
We have a number of other policies and guidelines within the group. These are typically the result of a meeting.
The Executive tries to keep any ongoing cost commitments by HSBNE documented here.
The history of members who have dedicated their time to making HSBNE run.
Minutes of pre-2020 HSBNE meetings. 2020 onwards is available here.