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'''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]]'''.
 
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''.
 
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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  • 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
Note: Wikimedia Australia and the Wikimedia Foundation have no relationship with WikiLeaks, formally or informally. For more information please see "What's in a name" from the official Wikimedia Foundation blog.

News

Events


All Wikimedia Australia events are covered by the Safe Space Policy.

See the full calendar here. For more information about subscribing to our calendar, see the events help page.

You can create a new event or explore past events here.

Annual campaigns

« See past events See future events »