Strategic Plan 2022-2025
Wikimedia Australia is a not-for-profit, independent regional chapter of the Wikimedia Foundation established in 2009.
Wikimedia Australia supports the mission of the Wikimedia Foundation, to empower and engage people around the world to collect and develop educational content under a free license or in the public domain, and to disseminate it effectively and globally.
- To grow and promote the development and sharing of free knowledge through open source software systems
- To develop educational resources to grow participation in Wikimedia platforms and projects
- To increase public awareness and support for Wikimedia platforms and projects
|Engagement||Grow public understanding of the Wikimedia movement, platforms and guiding principles within Australia|
|Deepen international engagement with the ESEAP and Oceania Wikimedia communities, the Wikimedia Foundation and global affiliates and hubs|
|Deepen international engagement with the ESEAP and Oceania Wikimedia communities, the Wikimedia Foundation, and global affiliates and hubs to share knowledge, grow sustainability and ensure regional alignment|
|Equity and Inclusion||Cultivate a welcoming, safe, inclusive environment throughout all Wikimedia Australia activities through strong leadership and policies (in line with Universal Code of Conduct)|
|Promote equity and inclusion across the Wikimedia platforms and programs in Australia:|
|a. Grow self-determined opportunities with First Nations peoples in Australia|
|b. Expand participation and representation across Australia’s regions|
|c. Improve demographic diversity to ensure a sustainable movement|
|Capacity Building||Grow a skilled, active and engaged community of contributors, trainers and leaders who understand the Wikimedia movement, platforms and guiding principles|
|Develop a methodology for understanding and measuring community outputs|
|Grow governance and leadership capacity and capabilities|
|Operate sustainably by diversifying funding to grow capacity and opportunities|
|Operate in an environmentally responsible way|
The Strategic Plan 2022-2025 is accompanied by a three-year activity plan.
Strategic Plan Review Schedule
The Strategic Plan 2022-2025 was adopted on 21 March 2022. It is to be reviewed and updated annually from March 2023.
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