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Statement from Wikimedia Australia regarding the ratification vote of the Wikimedia Movement Charter 2024-07-10 A statement from Wikimedia Australia
WikiCon Australia 2024 2024-07-04 Submissions are open for WikiCon
Wikimedia Australia June 2024 Update 2024-06-30 Our latest newsletter
ANZSI-CSU SICS-Wikimedia Australia PartnerProject: Final report (June 2024) 2024-06-28 Final report on identifying and filling gaps in library and information science (LIS)-related content on Wikimedia platforms
First Nations Resources 2024-06-12 A collection of resources around how to most culturally appropriately write about First Nations content on our platforms.
Environment Centre NT Wikipedian in Residence 2024-06-10 Over 100 images have been added to Wikimedia Commons in the last few months as part of the Northern Territory Environment Wiki Project.
First Nations Focus Group Report 2024-06-03 First Nations Peoples' Experiences Using and Editing Wikipedia: Focus Groups Report Released
Wikimedia Australia May 2024 Update 2024-05-31 Our latest newsletter
Capturing the history of the regional field naturalist clubs of Victoria 2024-05-02 Partner Project Update from the Biodiversity Heritage Library
Coordinate Me 2024 2024-05-01 Wikidata Geodata Competition for May 2024
Central Australian images on Wikimedia Commons 2024-05-01 The Anton Faymann Collection is now on Wikimedia Commons
Open letter on the Global Digital Compact from Wikimedia Australia and the Wikimedia Foundation 2024-04-30 To His Excellency Mr James Larsen, Permanent Representative of Australia to the United Nations
Wikimedia Australia April 2024 Update 2024-04-30 Our latest newsletter
ANZSI-CSU SICS-Wikimedia Australia Partner Project Update 2024-04-16 Identifying and filling gaps in library and information science (LIS)-related content on Wikimedia platforms
Wikipedia Citation Needed AI Tool 2024-04-09 An experimental Chrome extension for finding citations in Wikipedia by using ChatGPT
Art and Feminism in Australia 2024-04-04 What we've been up to for Art+Feminism in Australia.
EPA Victoria WiR April 2024 Update 2024-04-02 Wikipedian in Residence boosts EPA Victoria’s presence on Wikipedia.
Wikimedia Australia March 2024 Update 2024-03-27 Our latest newsletter
GLAM Image Reports 2024-03-25 Where do the images on Wikipedia come from?
Wikimedia Australia February 2024 Update 2024-03-01 Our latest newsletter
Wikipedian Ann Reynolds hits 100000 edits 2024-02-28 Australian Wikimedian Ann Reynolds hit 100,000 edits on Wikipedia!
STARDIT and Wikimedia Australia 2024-02-27 Wikimedia Australia is excited to support STARDIT's journey, a groundbreaking fusion of innovation and transparency in the open-knowledge landscape.
Know My Name 2024-02-19 Making Women Count
Alice Springs Wartime Heritage on Wikimedia Commons 2024-02-16 The Dowling Collection is now on Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Research Fund 2024-02-15 Applications close March 14 2024
Wikimedia Australia Loves Libraries 2024-02-14 Happy Library Lovers Day!
Love Data Week - My Kind of Data 2024-02-12 Data is personal
Celebrating Safer Internet Day 2024-02-05 As we embrace the digital age, ensuring a safer online environment becomes increasingly vital, especially for our younger users
Wikipedia and/as Data 2024 2024-01-31 What is Wikipedia’s relationship to data? What should Wikipedia’s relationship to data be?
Wikimedia Australia January 2024 Update 2024-01-31 Our latest newsletter
Call Out for WikiCon Australia 2024 Planning Subcommittee 2024-01-24 WikiCon Brisbane 2023 was a great success but we want to do even better!
EPA Victoria WiR January 2024 Update 2024-01-04 Wikipedian in Residence explores legal topics and environmental matters at EPA Victoria.
2024 Partner Projects Announced 2024-01-02 Wikimedia Australia announce the awarding of four grants to partner organisations in 2024
Public Domain Day 2024 2024-01-01 Today is Public Domain Day!
Wikimedia Australia December 2023 Update 2023-12-19 Our final newsletter for 2023
2023 A year of moving and shaking for Wikimedia Australia 2023-12-13 2023 has been another big year for Wikimedia Australia.
Announcing Wikimania 2024 2023-12-12 Wikimania dates have been announced for August 7-10, 2024 in Poland.
International Volunteer Day 2023-12-04 Celebrating the contributions of Kerry Raymond
Wikimedia Australia November 2023 Update 2023-11-29 Our latest newsletter
Wikisource turns 20 2023-11-27 Celebrating the 20th anniversary of Wikisource
News/Wikimedia Australia October 2023 update 2023-10-31 Our latest newsletter
EOI Partner Projects 2024 2023-10-24 NOW CLOSED. Apply for funding to engage Australian audiences with one or more Wikimedia platforms and collections
Writing Women Back into History Through Wikidata 2023-10-16 Brodie Hoare's Wikidata Fellow Report, 2023
Wikimedia Australia Partner Projects highly successful 2023-10-11 Four of our Partner Projects have now concluded with successful outcomes for the organisations and Wikimedia platforms.
Wikimedia Australia September 2023 update 2023-09-26 Our latest newsletter
Announcing WikiCon 2023 Brisbane 2023-09-19 Wikimedia Australia is delighted to announce our 2023 national conference
Linking ACMI to Wikidata 2023-08-25 Part of our Partner Projects
End of The Record 2023-08-24 A project about Australian music on Wikipedia
Digitising Queensland’s historic photographs at Queensland University of Technology 2023-08-11 Part of our Partner Projects
What to see at Wikimania 2023 2023-08-08 Presentations from the Australian community
Craig Franklin Award 2023 2023-08-07 Announcing the inaugural Craig Franklin Award
Adding Australian Women in Religion to more Wikimedia projects 2023-08-04 Part of our Partner Projects
Adding Citations to Wikipedia from Trove 2023-07-30 A how-to guide
Bringing local knowledge to Wikipedia 2023-07-28 Part of our Partner Projects
Where's The Source 2023-07-24 Library & Information Week 2023
My Experience as First Nations Wikipedian in Residence 2023-07-21 Bianca Valentino explored First Nations music at State Library of Queensland
Wikimedia Australia’s July 2023 update 2023-07-20 Our latest newsletter
The Popularity of Wikipedia in Australia 2023-07-15 Australians are the fifth most active Wikipedia editors in the world!
Now Posting On Threads 2023-07-06 There's another way to follow us on social media
Social Media Stats 2022-2023 2023-07-05 Wikimedia Australia's social media stats are growing!
Wikimedia Australia’s June 2023 update 2023-06-28 Our latest newsletter
Introducing: Wikipedia - Workshop and Drop In Sessions 2023-06-21 Learn how you can contribute to (and improve) the world's largest free encyclopedia!
Join us in the free knowledge ecosystem 2023-06-13 A guest post from APO
Wikimedia Australia’s May 2023 update 2023-05-28 Our latest newsletter
Announcing our First Nations Wikipedian In Residence 2023-05-26 In partnership with Australia Council for the Arts and State Library of Queensland
Australian WikiProjects and Popular Pages 2023-05-24 Observations on popular Australian Wikipedia pages
How To Join a WikiProject on Wikipedia 2023-05-17 Find your community and join a WikiProject
1Lib1Ref 2023 2023-05-05 Add references and improve Wikipedia
Where To Find References For Wikipedia 2023-04-26 Are you using these six resources?
Wikimedia Australia’s April 2023 update 2023-04-24 Our latest newsletter
Wikimedia Australia 2023 Partners Focus On Diverse Content and Building Skills 2023-04-19 Announcing our 2023 Partner Projects outcomes
Announcing Our 2023 Wikidata Fellows 2023-03-24 In partnership with Wikimedia Aotearoa New Zealand
Wikimedia Australia’s March 2023 update 2023-03-22 Our latest newsletter
Wikimedia Australia and First Nations Metadata: ATSILIRN Protocols for Description and Access 2023-03-22 A discussion paper by Kirsten Thorpe, Nathan Sentance, and Lauren Booker
Three ways GLAM organisations add to Wikimedia projects 2023-03-21 The contributions of Galleries, Libraries, Archives, & Museums to Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons benefit everyone
In Support of Trove 2023-03-17 Trove makes Australia's cultural history freely available to us all. We must save it!
Wikipedia For Beginners Video Series 2023-03-15 New Wikipedia tutorials on YouTube
Know My Name 2023 2023-03-14 An annual event to address gender inequality
More Than A Day 2023-03-08 A new series of video tutorials to get you started using Wikipedia
Wikimedia Australia’s February 2023 update 2023-02-24 Our latest newsletter
How culturally diverse communities are using Wikipedia 2023-02-13 Communities in Australia and beyond share how they preserve and share histories
First Nations Wikipedian in Residence 2023-02-09 Improve First Nations music coverage on Wikipedia
EOI for Wikimedia Australia Partner Projects 2023 2023-02-02 Funding your next project
Editing Wikipedia - The Basics 2023-01-31 Learn the basics at these free online sessions
Wikimedia Australia’s January 2023 update 2023-01-27 Our latest newsletter
Wikimania 2023 Scholarships Open 2023-01-18 Wikimania will be held in Singapore this August
Trove - A Treasure Trove of Australian Content 2023-01-10 A useful tool to find and add Australian references to Wikipedia
Wikimedia Australia’s December 2022 update 2022-12-23 Our latest newsletter
Wikimedian In Residence Wrap Up 2022-12-23 James Gaunt on twelve weeks with the Australian Music Vault
ESEAP 2022 2022-12-16 The 2022 conference in Sydney bringing together Wikimedians from East, Southeast Asia, and the Pacific.
2022's Most Viewed Wikipedia Pages In Australia 2022-12-12 A 2022 Wikipedia Wrap Up
Wikimedia Australia’s November 2022 update 2022-11-30 Our latest newsletter
Worlds of Wikimedia 2022 2022-11-23 WOW Conference 17-18 November 2022
Adding Australian Music To Wikipedia 2022-11-11 Increasing discoverability of Australian artists
Making Australian Music Visible 2022-11-04 A guide to uploading images onto Wikimedia Commons
Exploring government departments by linking Wikidata to the National Archives of Australia 2022-10-31 A guest post by Tim Sherratt
Wikimedia Australia’s October 2022 update 2022-10-28 Our latest newsletter
Wikimedia Australia and Wikimedia Aotearoa New Zealand launch 2023 Wikidata Fellowship 2022-10-28 We're offering Wikidata fellowships grants worth $1000 each
Adding Jaxsta - the Australian database of international songwriting credits - to Wikidata 2022-10-12 How we're using Mix'n'match to add Jaxsta profiles to Wikidata
Wikidata Turns 10 2022-10-03 Celebrating 10 years of Wikidata with tutorials and local events
Wikimedia Australia’s September 2022 update 2022-09-29 Our latest newsletter
Misinformation and Wikipedia 2022-09-28 A Symposium from University of Canberra
Wikimedia Australia Drop In Sessions 2022-09-28 Drop in and join us with any Wikipedia questions you have
Announcing our new Executive Officer 2022-09-21 Welcoming Belinda Spry to Wikimedia Australia
Subscribe To Our Newsletter 2022-08-31 Wikimedia Australia relaunches public e-newsletter
Wikimedia Australia’s August 2022 update 2022-08-31 Our latest newsletter
Growing the representation of Australian Women in Religion through Wikidata 2022-08-24 Wikidata Fellow Kerrie Burn on her project investigating Wikidata and data visualisation.
Wiki Loves Earth winners announced for 2022 2022-08-20 Australia's most popular open access photography competition has crowned this year's winners
Bringing the whole zoo to Wikidata 2022-08-01 Wikidata Fellow Dr Margaret Donald on her project populating Wikidata with Australian animals.
Populating Wikipedia: New tool integrating Australian Census data 2022-07-21 Wikimedia Australia develop a new module automating the updating of population data
Mapping the Barassi Line 2022-07-20 Wikidata Fellow Brett Tweedie on his project exploring the great football divide in Australia
New Wikimedian in Residence explores Australian music content 2022-07-18 Wikimedian James Gaunt undertakes new residency at Australian Music Vault
Wikimedia Australia to host ESEAP Conference 2022-07-01 Apply for up travel assistance to join us in Sydney in November
Over 1000 references added for 1Lib1Ref 2022-06-09 Librarians across Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand unite to improve Wikipedia
Inaugural Wikidata Fellows announced 2022-03-23 Meet the new Wikidata Fellows for 2022!
Wikimedia Australia launches a new GLAMR training program 2022-03-16 Explore Wikimedia platforms and projects that could extend your collections and engagement
Gender equity on Wikipedia forms part of new NGA plan 2022-03-08 Wikimedia Australia's partnership with the National Gallery of Australia forms part of its new Gender Equity Plan
Paralympic history made visible 2022-02-23 How one of Australia’s longest running and successful Wikipedia equity projects is preserving Australian paralympic history
Wikimedia Australia launches inaugural Wikidata Fellowship 2022-01-10 Wikimedia Australia is offering two Wikidata fellowships grants worth $1000 each
Putting Australian music on the record 2021-11-30 New Wikipedia projects aims to increase discoverability of Australian artists
Wikipedian Ann Reynolds recognised for closing the gender gap on Wikipedia 2021-11-28 Wikimedian Ann Reynolds receives a 2021 EDNA Award for Community Activism.
ADM+S Wikimedian-in-Residence Program 2021-09-30
What I learnt interning with Wikimedia Australia 2021-09-29 James Gaunt reflects on being Wikimedia Australia's first intern
Writing for the Digital World - how Australian tertiary students are writing Wikipedia 2021-09-28
Using Mix’n’Match to make connections on Wikidata 2021-08-25 An easy to use tool for the whole community
Writing wrongs: Giving women artists their rightful place in history 2021-08-20 A partnership with the National Gallery of Australia
How Australian libraries are turning to Wikipedia during the global pandemic 2021-08-13 Libraries everywhere are adding to Wikipedia
Wiki Loves Earth winners announced for 2021 2021-07-30 Fifteen stunning photographs are crowned winners of Australia's most popular open access photography competition
New look for the WMAU website 2021-07-20 A new MediaWiki skin was enabled for
Wikidata and R: a perfect pair 2021-06-03 Introducing WikidataR: A new package linking the open source programming language R and Wikidata
Four years of Women Write Wiki 2021-03-15 One of Australia's longest-running editing groups celebrates four years
Wikipedia Turns 20 2021-01-14 Let's celebrate!
Wikiclub NT 2020-10-01 How a Wikipedia club added NT history online
ABC Sydney radio interview, October 2018 2018-10-17 Listen back to a recording
University of Western Australia 2016-01-01 The Noongarpedia Partner Project
October 2015 Melbourne meetup 2015-10-22 Our 30th meetup held in Melbourne
October wikiD Workshop held in Melbourne 2015-10-11 The second wikiD: Women, Wikipedia, design
Melbourne meetup, October 20 2015 2015-10-05 Join us at Federation Square
WikiD Workshop, Sunday 11 October 2015 2015-10-05 To be held at MADA Monash University in Melbourne
WikiD Writing Workshop held in Melbourne 2015-09-13 A Wikipedia workshop was held at Monash University in Melbourne, as part of the WikiD project.
August 2015 Melbourne meetup 2015-09-01 A short report
Filling in the gaps with Queensland photo runs 2015-08-20 Many major Australian cities have articles about places and buildings in them which have not been systematically photographed.
Melbourne meetup, Wednesday August 12 2015 2015-07-19 An invitation to all Wikimedians
July 2015 Perth Meetup 2015-07-18 A short report
June 2015 Melbourne meetup 2015-06-28 A short report
What do our new laws mean for free content in Australia? 2015-06-26 Creative Commons, Copyright, and Australian Laws
Perth meetup, Saturday July 18 2015 2015-06-25 All Wikimedians are invited
Melbourne meetup, Sunday June 28 2015 2015-06-18 All Wikimedians are invited
Wikimedia Australia at the Australian International Airshow 2015-03-07 Wikimedians visit Avalon

Wikimedia Australia also post updates on This Month in GLAM, where they also previously posted shared reports with New Zealand (2011-2017).

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