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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]]'''.<br>
  
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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:
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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''
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* increase public awareness, support and participation in the projects hosted by the [[wikimedia:Main Page|''Wikimedia Foundation'']] (WMF)
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* develop resources to assist Australians in the creation and maintenance of Free Cultural Works
  
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'''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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<div style="width:100%;margin-left:16px;margin-top:0.2em;text-align:center"><span style="font-size: 200%">Welcome to '''Wikimedia Australia'''</span>
 
<div style="font-size:125%;margin-top:.2em;margin-bottom:0">Supporting '''Free Cultural Works''' in Australia</div>
 
<span style="font-size: 115%">This site is [[Special:Statistics|{{NUMBEROFARTICLES}}]] pages strong</span></div>
 
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<h2 style="font-family:'Verdana', sans-serif; border-bottom:0;">'''Join us!'''</h2>
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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.
  
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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'.
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Who We Are
 
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<big>[[Membership|You can read more about becoming a member, and to sign up, on this page.]]</big>
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Non-members can still [[Special:RequestAccount|request an account]] to edit this wiki.
  
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Upcoming Events
 
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[http://civicrm.wikimedia.org.au/signup.php Sign up] to Wikimedia Australia!
 
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Featured Australian Content
 
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{{!}} class="nowrap" style="text-align:left;" {{!}} '''[[Past events|&laquo; See past events]]'''
Wikimedia Foundation Projects
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Revision as of 02:31, 26 June 2013

WMAU Main Page Sydney Harbour.jpg
  • 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.

Join us!

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'.

You can read more about becoming a member, and to sign up, on this page.

Non-members can still request an account to edit this wiki.


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.

« See past events See future events »