Pirate Emergency Congress 2017

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Official Party Document
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10:00am AEDT Sunday 5 November, 2017


Online in the PirateIRC network #ppau-congress channel, participants will also be able to use the Matrix protocol to join the meeting.


No RSVP is necessary for members, when you join the channel on the day you will need to confirm your identity with the Party Secretary before you are able to participate, instructions will be provided.

Online Participation

This meeting will be entirely public.

To join the meeting room you may use either the IRC or Matrix chat protocols, multiple options are suggested below.

Once you have joined the meeting room channel, you must identify yourself with the Party Secretary before you will be able to talk or vote at the meeting. To do this:

  • Ensure you join the meeting room channel with a unique name, i.e. a name that will not be easily confused with anyone else, you can use an alias. Avoid Pirate12345 for example.


Minutes will be published here as soon as possible after the meeting.



Standing Orders

The Emergency National Congress will be regulated by the National Congress Standing Orders which can be amended at the meeting and must be agreed to before business starts.

Other Information

Constitutional Amendment Proposals

Constitutional Amendment Proposals must be submitted to [email protected] before Saturday 7th October 2017 9:00am (AEDT)

Instructions for online voting

Instructions for completing ballots are provided when members receive their ballots, and can also be read here.