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Welcome to Wikimedia Australia


News

Join us!

Wikimedia Australia would love you to join us. Membership is only $20AU 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.

Events

Coming events from our calendar:

  • (WA) 2019 October 14, MondayPerth Meetup 63 — Study room, State Library of WA (meet near the front desk)
    General Wikimedia meetup.
  • (NT) 2019 October 15, TuesdayGet Online! Learn to edit Wikipedia (1st session) — Alice Springs Public Library
    Edit-a-thon at the Alice Springs Public Library.
  • (NT) 2019 October 15, TuesdayGet Online! Learn to edit Wikipedia (2nd session) — Alice Springs Public Library
    Edit-a-thon at the Alice Springs Public Library.
  • (WA) 2019 October 17, ThursdayWikiClubWest at Riff (3) — Riff, 45 St Georges Terrace, Perth
    A casual gathering to talk about and work on Wikimedia sites (including Wikipedia, Wikidata, and Wikimedia Commons). Everyone is welcome! You don’t have to have any experience; we’ll help you. There is huge scope for a wide range of interests: researchers, photographers, historians, illustrators, data analysts, coders, writers, and anyone else interested in the universe of free knowledge. Bring a laptop. There’s good wifi, and free tea and coffee available.
  • (WA) 2019 October 18, FridayBe Connected Seniors Tech ExpoNo location
    The Seniors Recreation Council of WA is holding a ‘Tech Savvy Seniors’ event at which Wikimedia Australia will have a table.
  • (National) 2019 October 28, MondayWMAU Community Meeting (Oct 2019) — Online
    General community meeting. Topics to include: Committee to report on recent weekend workshop; WikiClub activities; etc.
  • (WA) 2019 October 31, ThursdayWikiClubWest at Riff (4) — Riff, 45 St Georges Terrace, Perth
    A casual gathering to talk about and work on Wikimedia sites (including Wikipedia, Wikidata, and Wikimedia Commons). Everyone is welcome! You don’t have to have any experience; we’ll help you. There is huge scope for a wide range of interests: researchers, photographers, historians, illustrators, data analysts, coders, writers, and anyone else interested in the universe of free knowledge. Bring a laptop. There’s good wifi, and free tea and coffee available.
  • (National) 2019 November 11, MondayMeeting:Committee (2019-11-11) — Online
    Normal monthly Committee meeting. Committee members and observers only.
  • (NZ) 2019 November 13, WednesdayFOSS4G Oceania lightning talk 'The World of Wikidata'No location
    WMAU Committee member Alex Lum will present on the topic of Wikidata and its use alongside OpenStreetMap.
  • (WA) 2019 November 16, SaturdayPerth Open House 2019 — Perth
    Details t.b.a. but we'll probably split up and visit as many places as we can, and meet somewhere together towards the end of each day.
  • (NSW) 2019 December 16, MondaySydney meetup (December 2019) — State Library of New South Wales
    No description
  • (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.

« See past events See future events »

Wikimedia Foundation Projects

The Wikimedia Foundation, a non-profit organization, operates several multilingual and free-content projects, including Wikipedia, the free online encyclopedia, which has become one of the world's most popular web destinations.

Wikipedia Wikipedia – Encyclopedia Wikimedia Commons Wikimedia Commons – Media repository Wiktionary Wiktionary – Dictionary
Wikibooks Wikibooks – Textbooks Wikisource Wikisource – Sources Wikiquote Wikiquote – Quotations
Wikispecies Wikispecies – Species Wikinews Wikinews – News Wikiversity Wikiversity – Learning tools
Wikivoyage Wikivoyage – Travel guide