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This page lists past events, moved here from the upcoming events list.

WikiD pop-up edit-a-thon Melbourne

WM-AU funded events from 1 July 2018 should have a corresponding entry in Activity_reports to comply with updated reporting standards following WMAU's successful APG application.


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2021

In reverse chronological order.

  • (International) 2021 August 13, Friday 11:00AM β€” Wikimania 2021 β€” Online
    Virtual Wikimania with the theme: 20 years of Wikipedia
  • (National) 2021 June 3, Thursday 10:00PM β€” 1Lib1Ref Drop-in Session 6 β€” Online
    Get some help adding a citation to Wikipedia as part of the #1Lib1Ref campaign
  • (National) 2021 June 1, Tuesday 8:00PM β€” 1Lib1Ref Drop-in Session 5 β€” Online
    Get some help adding a citation to Wikipedia as part of the #1Lib1Ref campaign
  • (National) 2021 May 27, Thursday 10:00PM β€” 1Lib1Ref Drop-in Session 4 β€” Online
    Get some help adding a citation to Wikipedia as part of the #1Lib1Ref campaign.
  • (National) 2021 May 25, Tuesday 8:00PM β€” 1Lib1Ref Drop-in Session 3 β€” Online
    Get some help adding a citation to Wikipedia as part of the #1Lib1Ref campaign.
  • (National) 2021 May 20, Thursday 12:00PM β€” 1Lib1Ref Drop-in Session 2 β€” Online
    Get some help adding a citation to Wikipedia as part of the #1Lib1Ref campaign.
  • (National) 2021 May 18, Tuesday 8:00PM β€” 1Lib1Ref Drop-in Session 1 β€” Online
    Get some help adding a citation to Wikipedia as part of the #1Lib1Ref campaign
  • (NSW) 2021 May 15, Saturday 9:00PM β€” Wikipedia edit-a-thon: Picture This β€” Darling Square Library, Levels 1 and 2, The Exchange, 1 Little Pier Street, Haymarket NSW 2000
    Picture this! A Sydney history edit-a-thon by the City of Sydney.
  • (VIC) 2021 April 16, Friday 10:00PM β€” La Trobe Pride β€” Online
    Why representation matters: Launching the La Trobe University Pride Wiki editathon
  • (National) 2021 April 15, Thursday 5:00AM β€” WMAU Community meeting (April 2021) β€” Online
    Teaching with Wikipedia - lessons from the classroom
  • (NSW) 2021 April 14, Wednesday 9:00PM β€” Women Write Wiki April 2021 β€” Online
    Join this group of women online to learn more about editing Wikipedia.
  • (National) 2021 March 31, Wednesday 6:00AM β€” Planning meeting 2021 β€” Online
    Plan and prioritise Australian community support and outreach activities for 2021-22
  • (National) 2021 March 16, Tuesday 5:00AM β€” Meeting:Committee (2021-03-15) β€” Online
    No description
  • (VIC) 2021 March 13, Saturday 9:00PM β€” Australian Women in Religion β€” Mannix Library, Catholic Theological College 278 Victoria Parade East Melbourne
    No description
  • (National) 2021 March 11, Thursday 6:00AM β€” WMAU Community Meeting (March 2021) β€” Online
    No description
  • (National) 2021 March 9, Tuesday 12:00AM β€” Women in Earth and Environmental Sciences in Australasia β€” Online (via Zoom)
    No description
  • (NSW) 2021 March 8, Monday 9:00PM β€” Write Women β€” The University of Sydney Old Teachers College Manning Rd Camperdown, NSW
    No description
  • (ACT) 2021 March 6, Saturday 10:30PM β€” Know My Name International Women's Day Edit-a-thon β€” National Gallery of Australia, Parkes Place, Parkes, Canberra ACT 2600
    No description
  • (VIC) 2021 March 6, Saturday 9:00PM β€” Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon β€” Richmond Library, 415 Church St, Richmond
    No description
  • (WA) 2021 February 26, Friday 4:00AM β€” WikiClubWest at Riff (22) β€” Riff, 45 St Georges Terrace, Perth
    No description
  • (National) 2021 February 16, Tuesday 5:00AM β€” Meeting:Committee (2021-02-15) β€” Online
    No description
  • (International) 2021 February 14, Sunday 5:00AM β€” ESEAP Meeting Feb 2021 β€” Online
    No description
  • (National) 2021 February 11, Thursday 6:00AM β€” WMAU Community Meeting (Feb 2021) β€” Online
    No description
  • (WA) 2021 January 29, Friday 4:00AM β€” WikiClubWest at Riff (21) β€” Riff, 45 St Georges Terrace, Perth
    No description
  • (WA) 2021 January 17, Sunday 11:00PM β€” Perth meetup 70 β€” State Library of Western Australia
    No description
  • (National) 2021 January 16, Saturday 6:00AM β€” Wikipedia 20 β€” Online: Register to receive the link
    No description
  • (National) 2021 January 15, Friday 12:00PM β€” Wikipedia Day 2021 β€” Everywhere
    No description
  • (WA) 2021 January 15, Friday 4:00AM β€” WikiClubWest at Riff (20) β€” Riff, 45 St Georges Terrace, Perth
    No description

2020

In reverse chronological order.

2019

In reverse chronological order.

July - December 2018

In reverse chronological order.

  • (QLD) 2018 December 3, Monday 11:00PM β€” QWiki Club, 3 December 2018 β€” The Edge, State Library of Queensland
    No description
  • (NT) 2018 December 2, Sunday 8:00PM β€” NT Wikipedia Workshop β€” Barkly Regional Council 41 Peko Road, Tennant Creek, Northern Territory
    No description
  • (QLD) 2018 November 18, Sunday 10:00AM β€” History Queensland β€” Miegunyah, 35 Jordan Terrace, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
    No description
  • (WA) 2018 November 15, Thursday 4:00AM β€” Perth meetup 54 β€” State Library of Western Australia ground floor near Discovery centre
    No description
  • (VIC) 2018 November 11, Sunday 11:30PM β€” Melbourne meetup 37 β€” ACMI Cafe, Federation Square (-37.817642, 144.969216)
    No description
  • (VIC) 2018 November 10, Saturday 4:00AM β€” Happy Hour with WMAU Committee β€” Coffeehead, Railway Parade, Camberwell
    No description
  • (NSW) 2018 October 28, Sunday 12:00AM β€” Invictus and Paralympic Games Editing Workshop β€” Olympic Park, Sydney
    No description
  • (WA) 2018 October 27, Saturday 9:00PM β€” Fremantle Maritime Day 2018 β€” Victoria Quay
    No description
  • (WA) 2013 May 27, Monday 4:00AM β€” Launch of Freopedia β€” Moore and Moore, Fremantle
    Official launch of Freopedia.
  • (WA) 2012 March 18, Sunday 9:00PM β€” WikiTakes Perth Foreshore β€” Esplanade
    Photographic event of open landscape on Perth foreshore prior to re-development
  • (WA) 2011 January 16, Sunday 1:00AM β€” Perth Meetup 6 β€” Fremantle
    No description
  • (ACT) 2009 August 6, Thursday 7:00PM β€” GLAM-WIKI β€” Australian War Memorial, Canberra
    No description
  • Monday 2 July 2018: QLD QWiki Club 12 noon - 3pm, The Edge, State Library of Queensland (contact Kerry for more information)
  • Fri 6 July 2018: VIC Shut up and Wiki 1.00pm, Room 1.21, Borchardt Library, La Trobe University
  • Sun 8 July 2018: VIC Melbourne Meetup #35 6.00 - 8.00pm, Federation Square, Melbourne
  • Sun July 15 2018: Wiki-salon at the State Library of Western Australia. See Meta:WikiClubWest.
  • Wed 18 - Sun 22 July 2018: Wikimania 2018 Cape Town, South Africa
  • Monday 6 August 2018: QLD QWiki Club 12 noon - 3pm, The Edge, State Library of Queensland (contact Kerry for more information)
  • Sat August 11 2018: Wiki-salon at the State Library of Western Australia. See Meta:WikiClubWest.
  • Fri 31 August 2018: 'I made the Internet smarter today University of Melbourne, 10am - 4pm.
  • Monday 8 October 2018: QLD QWiki Club 12 noon - 3pm, at The Edge, State Library of Queensland (contact Kerry for more information)
  • Monday 5 November 2018: QLD QWiki Club 12 noon - 3pm, The Edge, State Library of Queensland (contact Kerry for more information)

up to 30th June 2018

2017

In 2017 the Wikimedia Australia activities calendar involved 66 events. These contributed to our goals of engaging with and supporting Australian editors, outreach to new editors, and engagement with the wider Wikimedia community. Activities were held online, and in the following states and territories: NSW (4) - NT (5) - QLD (29) - SA (2) - TAS (1) - VIC (7) - WA (10)


2016

refer to File:2016 SGM resolutions.pdf for details
  • Sat/Sun 11 & 12 June 2016: Committee meeting in person in Perth, planning 2017 needs
  • Sat 11 June 2016: WA regular Perth meetup
  • Tue 21 June 2016: Wikimania 2016
  • Wed 22 June - Sun 26 June 2016: NT WikiClub NT Northern Territory Library Multiple workshops, photowalk, NT Newspaper project
  • Sat/Sun 9 & 10 July 2016: SA Australian Paralympic History Project editing workshop, Adelaide
  • Tue 2 August 2016: WA - Wikipedia to the Moon Workshop organised by Australian Library and Information Association WA (ALIAWest)
  • 1-31 May 2016: Wiki Loves Earth photo competition is successfully completed. Judge's report and winners announced
  • Tue 23 August 2016: VIC - editing workshop Bayside City Library staff, Sandringham
  • Sun 28 August 2016: QLD β€” talk at the Queensland Women's Historical Association Symposium on writing women's history in Wikipedia
  • Tues 30 August 2016: QLD - photo run to Redcliffe
  • Wed 5 Oct 2016': NT - Wikiclub NT workshop in Alice Springs [2]
  • Tue 6 Oct 2016 : NT - Wikiclub NT workshop in Tennant Creek [3]
  • Sat 8 Oct 2016; NT Wikiclub NT workshop in Katherine [4]
  • Sun 9 October 2016: Wikimedia Australia AGM, 15:00 Australian Eastern Daylight Saving Time via Teleconference
  • Sat 12 November 2016: Life in Canning, 10:00 - 16:00 Photo event [5]
  • Sun 19 November 2016:VIC Australian women writers edit-a-thon, 15:00 - 17:00 [6]
  • Sat 26 November 2016: QLD Brisbane meetup 12 noon at The Edge, State Library of Queensland, sign up here
  • Tues 13 December 2016: QLD - Wikipedia photo run to Boonah and Scenic Rim Region

2015

2014

2013

  • 28 Jan- 1 Feb 2013: ACT - Australia's national Linux conference will be held in Canberra, a great place to meet up with others in the open source community. The conference can offer some financial support (involvement in projects such as Wikipedia is one of the criteria).
  • 9-11 February 2013: QLD - ALIA's New Librarians Symposium will be held in Brisbane. WMAU was a sponsor of the event. WMF Exec Director Sue Gardner was a keynote speaker. There was a presentation on WMAU's work with the APC on HOPAU. WMAU had a booth and distributed information and membership forms.
  • 12-15 February 2013: QLD - ALIA's Information Online conference, also in Brisbane, Sue Gardner was a keynote speaker, introduced by Liam Wyatt of WMAU.
  • 21 February 2013: VIC - Wikipedia training day in Bendigo. More information is available on Outreach wiki.
  • Tuesday 25 June 2013: QLD - Wikipedia edit training at Gold Coast in partnership with State Library of Queensland - Kerry will present the session and is looking for a volunteer to assist new editors with their first article, contact Kerry if you can help
  • Tuesday 25 June 2013: QLD - Wikipedia edit training at Gold Coast in partnership with State Library of Queensland - Kerry will present the session and is looking for a volunteer to assist new editors with their first article, contact Kerry if you can help
  • Sunday 7 July 2013 (First Sunday of every month): Wikimedia Australia holds a public meeting, with online participation in the Australian IRC channel #wikimedia-au. Everyone is welcome to join and take part in discussions related to the chapter. - Time: 3pm AEST, 2:30pm ACST, 1pm AWST.
  • Tuesday 9 July 2013: QLD - Wiki Works: an informal session for practising Wikipedia editing skills after the workshop in June, Gold Coast local studies library 10am - 12noon, RSVP by 5 July to the library
  • Monday 15 July 2013: QLD - An evening with WittyLama, WMAU member Liam Wyatt talks about Wikipedia at an ALIA seminar at Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane
  • Wednesday 21 August 2013: WA - Freopedia - A walk with User:Gnangarra starting at The Round House to introduce people to the extent of the Freopedia both in the work already done and the work still to be done. Organised by The Meeting Place as lead up to workshops during October - December. All welcome.. registration details TBA... start time:10am
  • Sunday 1 September 2013 (First Sunday of every month): Wikimedia Australia holds a public meeting, with online participation in the Australian IRC channel #wikimedia-au. Everyone is welcome to join and take part in discussions related to the chapter. - Time (to be confirmed): 3pm AEST, 2:30pm ACST, 1pm AWST.
  • Wednesday 11 September 2013: WA - Freopedia - A walk with User:Gnangarra starting at The Round House to introduce people to the extent of the Freopedia both in the work already done and the work still to be done. Organised by The Meeting Place as lead up to workshops during October - December. All welcome.. registration via the meeting place[7]... start time:10am
  • Thursday 12 September 2013: QLD - Kerry Raymond presented a 1 hour introductory talk on Wikipedia to local history librarians at the Cleveland library in Redland City
  • Sunday 15 September 2013 (Third Sunday of every month): Wikimedia Australia committee meeting - - Time (to be confirmed): 3pm AEST, 2:30pm ACST, 1pm AWST.
  • Wed 18 - Fri 20 September 2013 & Sat 21 September: NSW - 3 days of Wheelchair Rugby Tri-Nations competition in Sydney's St Marys Cathedral Square (Wed-Fri) following by an edit-a-thon at State Library of NSW on Saturday 10am-5pm. Edit-a-thon participants can get 'free' tickets to the games! More information and RSVP


  • Sat 19 October 2013: WA - Perth meetup 12 from 1:30pm at the Aroma Cafe in the State Library of WA.
  • Wed 23 October 2013: WA - Unlocking the mysteries of Wikipedia so that you can help to contribute content in support of Freopedia..., Fremantle. Watch this space for more details.
  • Sat 2 November 2013: editting Wikipedia workshop Toodyay Community Resource Centre, 10am & 13:30
  • Saturday 23 November 2013: NSW - Backstage pass event from 10am to 12noon at the State Library of NSW, followed by an edit-a-thon on the topic of World War One until 4pm. More information and RSVP
  • Saturday 23 November 2013: WA - Wiki Takes Waroona, starting at 10am at the Waroona Visitor Centre & Gallery in Waroona, in partnership with the Waroona Visitors Centre, Shire of Waroona, and WikiProject Western Australia.
  • Saturday 23 November 2013: Wikisource 10th anniversary.

2012

  • 18 March 2012: WikiTakes Perth Foreshore photographic scavenger event to record a significant historical site before development of Elizabeth Quay commenced
  • 6 November 2012: Freopedia how to edit Wikipedia workshop at the City of Fremantle Library
  • 13 November 2012: Freopedia how to edit Wikipedia workshop at the City of Fremantle Library
  • 20 November 2012: Freopedia how to edit Wikipedia workshop at the City of Fremantle Library
  • 27 November 2012: Freopedia how to edit Wikipedia workshop at the City of Fremantle Library
  • 1 December 2012: Freopedia edit-a-thon at the Fremantle Local History Library
  • 6–7 December: LangCamp 2012, a workshop organised by Wikimedia Australia to support non-English languages in Indonesia and Australia, held at the University of Indonesia

2011

2009

  • 6-7 August 2009 GLAM-WIKI: Galleries, Libraries, Archives, Museums & Wikimedia: Finding the common ground, at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra