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'''Wikimedia Australia, Inc.'''® is an independent, not-for-profit organisation, whose primary aim is to promote equality of opportunity to access and participate in the collaborative creation of [[w:Free content|Free Cultural Works]], especially educational works, and works about Australia, its culture, natural environment, and Australian news and media. '''See our [[Statement of Purpose]] & [[Rules]].'''.
'''Wikimedia Australia, Inc.'''® is an independent, not-for-profit organisation, whose primary aim is to promote equality of opportunity to access and participate in the collaborative creation of [[w:Free content|Free Cultural Works]], especially educational works, and works about Australia, its culture, natural environment, and Australian news and media. '''See our [[Statement of Purpose]] & [[Rules]]'''.


'''[[w:Australian Business Number|ABN]]:''' 74 761 792 996<br />'''[[w:Consumer Affairs Victoria|CAV]] Registration No.:''' A0051923E
Wikimedia Australia is recognised by the Wikimedia Foundation as a [http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_chapters affiliated chapter] and as such will offer members an official voice in the global Wikimedia community, whose aim is to create nothing less than ''the sum of all human knowledge, freely available in your own language''.  


The purpose of the organisation is to:
The purpose of Wikimedia Australia is to:
* organise and participate in educational and social events that promote development of Free Cultural Works and related open source software systems, in particular ''wikis''
* organise and participate in educational and social events that promote development of Free Cultural Works and related open source software systems, in particular ''wikis''
* increase public awareness, support and participation in the projects hosted by the [[wikimedia:Main Page|''Wikimedia Foundation'']] (WMF)
* increase public awareness, support and participation in the projects hosted by the [[wikimedia:Main Page|''Wikimedia Foundation'']] (WMF)
* develop resources to assist Australians in the creation and maintenance of Free Cultural Works
* develop resources to assist Australians in the creation and maintenance of Free Cultural Works


Wikimedia Australia is recognised by the Wikimedia Foundation as a 'official chapter' and as such will offer members an official voice in the global Wikimedia community, whose aim is to create unencumbered resources for use throughout the world.
 
'''[[w:Australian Business Number|ABN]]:''' 74 761 792 996<br />'''[[w:Consumer Affairs Victoria|CAV]] Registration No.:''' A0051923E

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Wikimedia Australia, Inc.® is an independent, not-for-profit organisation, whose primary aim is to promote equality of opportunity to access and participate in the collaborative creation of Free Cultural Works, especially educational works, and works about Australia, its culture, natural environment, and Australian news and media. See our Statement of Purpose & Rules.

Wikimedia Australia is recognised by the Wikimedia Foundation as a affiliated chapter and as such will offer members an official voice in the global Wikimedia community, whose aim is to create nothing less than the sum of all human knowledge, freely available in your own language.

The purpose of Wikimedia Australia is to:

  • organise and participate in educational and social events that promote development of Free Cultural Works and related open source software systems, in particular wikis
  • increase public awareness, support and participation in the projects hosted by the Wikimedia Foundation (WMF)
  • develop resources to assist Australians in the creation and maintenance of Free Cultural Works


ABN: 74 761 792 996
CAV Registration No.: A0051923E

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