Much of what occurs in a community organisation is unknown to the members: most members join to enjoy the benefits on offer and are usually kept informed by a regular newsletter. Few dive deeper and get to know the inner workings, how the whole thing operates, and how those benefits and services come into being in the first place.
You’d think that after spending $22,000 on a you-beaut gem of a fully functional website it would be live, launched and in use, right? Apparently not. Frustrated and concerned members of the Home Education Association (HEA) are wondering why the new website has not been installed.
Home Education Association members reported chaos and unruly behaviour at the 22 June special general meeting, held in person and online, to discuss and debate a controversial special resolution put forward by the current committee.
The Home Education Association Inc (HEA Inc) has been taken away from the members and used, without authority, to sue 5 home educators over the past 18 months. On every occasion there was no motion, no vote and no minute noted for the HEA to enter into litigation.