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====Upcoming events====
'''Wikimedia Australia, Inc.'''&reg; 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]]'''.<br>
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Wikimedia Australia, Inc.® is an independent, registered charitable organisation, recognised by the Wikimedia Foundation as an official chapter. Our aim is to promote participation on Wikimedia projects and the equality of opportunity to access and participate in the collaborative creation of Free Cultural Works in Australia.
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Wikimedia Australia is recognised by the Wikimedia Foundation as an [http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_chapters official chapter] and as such will offer members an official voice in the global Wikimedia community, whose aim is to create ''the sum of all human knowledge, freely available in your own language''.
 
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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:Main Page|''Wikimedia Foundation'']] (WMF)
 
* develop resources to assist Australians in the creation and maintenance of Free Cultural Works
 
  
'''Note:''' Wikimedia Australia and the Wikimedia Foundation have ''no relationship with WikiLeaks'', formally or informally. For more information please see [http://blog.wikimedia.org/blog/2010/12/09/what%E2%80%99s-in-a-name-in-the-case-of-%E2%80%98wiki%E2%80%99-lots-of-things/ "What's in a name"] from the official Wikimedia Foundation blog.
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[[File:Srine Of Remembrance.jpg|thumb|left|430px|'''[[commons:Commons:Wiki Loves Monuments 2018 in Australia|Image from Wiki Loves Monuments 2018 in Australia]]'''. Winners of annual photo competitions each receive $100 and are entered into the International Judging]]
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<h2 style="font-family:'Verdana', sans-serif; border-bottom:0;">'''Join us!'''</h2>
 
Wikimedia Australia would love you to join us. Membership is only $20 AU a year and will enable you to have a greater impact on the Wikimedia movement in Australia and shape the future of our organisation. All members are encouraged to get involved in many ways.
 
 
 
You may be an active participant on one of the Wikimedia projects, or maybe you'd like to know more about how to get involved in one – whatever your background and experience, we'd love to tell you more about Wikimedia, and 'free culture'.
 
 
 
<big>[[Membership|You can read more about becoming a member, and to sign up, on this page.]]</big>
 
 
 
Non-members can still [[Special:RequestAccount|request an account]] to edit this wiki.
 
 
 
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Latest revision as of 11:38, 10 November 2018

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Welcome to
Wikimedia Australia

Sign up for updates from Wikimedia Australia

Upcoming events

Coming events from our calendar:
  • (QLD) 2019 November 26, TuesdayQWiki Club 2019 NovemberThe Edge, State Library of Queensland
    Regular monthly meetup of State Library of Queensland's Wikipedians
  • (NSW) 2019 December 16, MondaySydney meetup (December 2019) — Macquarie Room, State Library of New South Wales
    N.B. Please bring your own laptop for some workshopping. We have limited spaces so registration is mandatory. We are fortunate to have noted Wikimedian Liam Wyatt visiting us from Italy and updates on Wikidata projects from our Sydney members. The State Library of NSW have generously provided a space for us to meet. Short Talks Wikicite/GLAM in Europe - Liam Wyatt, Program Manager for WikiCite (recently Europeana GLAMwiki Coordinator) Wikidata Update - Toby Hudson, University of Sydney Wikidata Projects - Geoff Barker, State Library of NSW Wikimedia updates - Matt Moore, Wikimedia Foundation Australia Wikidata Workshop Focus on Australasian Legal Information Institute & State Library of NSW unpublished items
  • (International) 2020 August 5, WednesdayWikimania 2019 (Bangkok) — Bangkok, Thailand
    The annual conference for the global Wikimedia movement.

 

See also the full calendar, and list of past events.


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Image from Wiki Loves Monuments 2018 in Australia. Winners of annual photo competitions each receive $100 and are entered into the International Judging