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* 18 November 2012: [http://membership.wikimedia.org.au/Election/ Elections open]  for the Wikimedia Australia 2013 Annual General Meeting.
 
* 20 July 2013: Watch this Wikimedia Foundation Metrics meeting [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ALT8_Toyc0g youtube video] (about 1 hour) which is a series of '''presentations on the state of Wikipedia''' and new initiatives introduced to address areas of concern, such as editor attrition -- very informative! [https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Metrics_and_activities_meetings/2013-07-11 Agenda and some slidepacks available here]
 
* 20 July 2013: Watch this Wikimedia Foundation Metrics meeting [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ALT8_Toyc0g youtube video] (about 1 hour) which is a series of '''presentations on the state of Wikipedia''' and new initiatives introduced to address areas of concern, such as editor attrition -- very informative! [https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Metrics_and_activities_meetings/2013-07-11 Agenda and some slidepacks available here]
 
* 17 July 2013: The World Intellectual Property Organisation has established a '''treaty''' which seeks to ensure that copyright is not a barrier to translating books etc into formats suitable '''for visually impaired people''' and to allow these to be shared across national boundaries (to avoid having to repeat the translation in each country). It is expected that this will increase the range of material available for visually impaired people worldwide. [http://www.wipo.int/pressroom/en/articles/2013/article_0017.html Read more!]
 
* 17 July 2013: The World Intellectual Property Organisation has established a '''treaty''' which seeks to ensure that copyright is not a barrier to translating books etc into formats suitable '''for visually impaired people''' and to allow these to be shared across national boundaries (to avoid having to repeat the translation in each country). It is expected that this will increase the range of material available for visually impaired people worldwide. [http://www.wipo.int/pressroom/en/articles/2013/article_0017.html Read more!]

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  • 18 November 2012: Elections open for the Wikimedia Australia 2013 Annual General Meeting.
  • 20 July 2013: Watch this Wikimedia Foundation Metrics meeting youtube video (about 1 hour) which is a series of presentations on the state of Wikipedia and new initiatives introduced to address areas of concern, such as editor attrition -- very informative! Agenda and some slidepacks available here
  • 17 July 2013: The World Intellectual Property Organisation has established a treaty which seeks to ensure that copyright is not a barrier to translating books etc into formats suitable for visually impaired people and to allow these to be shared across national boundaries (to avoid having to repeat the translation in each country). It is expected that this will increase the range of material available for visually impaired people worldwide. Read more!