Code of Conduct

All members acknowledge that they have read and agree to the following Code of Conduct.

  1. Members shall become familiar with and abide by the relevant regulations of the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA).
  2. Members shall become familiar with and abide by the rules of the Constitution of Air-Stream Wireless Incorporated.
  3. Members shall seek advice wherever possible and take due care when working at height or constructing projects involving electricity or power tools.
  4. Members shall ensure all personal network servers with content not intended for free public distribution or “all-ages” is secured appropriately.
  5. No Member may enter into a contract of any kind with another Member or the public to supply a “carriage service” including internet access, telephony, gaming, media or any other commercial service for a fee or in kind.
  6. Members are patient in all communications; provide friendly advice and counsel the beginner; offer assistance, cooperation and consideration for the interests of other Members.
  7. All Members will behave in a manner which is courteous and polite when using the network and other services made available by Air-Stream Wireless, participating groups or individual Members.
  8. If a Member feels affronted, they will not respond in kind. No Member shall conduct a dispute with another Member or non-member in any public forum either on the Air-Stream Network or Internet.
  9. If a Member feels aggrieved by another Member such grievance shall be brought to the attention of the Committee in writing. A complaint may be lodged with any Committee Member.
  10. All grievances brought to the attention of the Committee will receive a written response given within 14 days.
  11. All Members involved in any grievance or dispute will agree to participate in a conciliatory process if requested by the Committee.
  12. It is not the responsibility of any Member to berate or chastise any other Member.
  13. All Members using assets of Air-Stream Wireless will treat it with respect i.e., leave it in a clean, tidy and undamaged condition.
  14. No Member shall speak on behalf of Air-Stream Wireless, unless authorised to do so by the Committee.
  15. No Member shall access a Host Site on behalf of Air-Stream Wireless unless authorised to do so by the Committee.
  16. Members who are authorised to access host sites and conduct maintenance must provide photo ID and a valid mobile phone number.
  17. Any Member who does not abide by this Code of Conduct must show just cause why their Membership should not be suspended, and Membership fee refunded pro rata.