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<div style="text-align: center; font-size: larger; margin:1em 0;">Wikimedia Australia is the Australian chapter of the international Wikimedia Foundation. <br>
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We support people and organisations to contribute to Wikipedia, Wikidata and other Wikimedia platforms through events, training and partnerships.</div>
<div style="color: #008000; font-size: 350%; line-height: 30px;">'''Wikimedia Australia'''</div>


''"Knowledge is in every country the surest basis of public happiness."''<br>
[[File:1Lib1Ref_logo.png |thumb|left|430px|link=1Lib1Ref_2022|[[#1Lib1Ref 2022|1Lib1Ref]] is a campaign by librarians around the world to add a missing references to articles on Wikipedia. In May 2022, Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand are joining forces to offer librarians across our region online support to add their reference. [[1Lib1Ref_2022|Get involved!]]]]
[[wikisource:s:George Washington's First State of the Union Address|George Washington]], 8 January 1790


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===What's on!===
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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.</div>


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Upcoming Events:
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===General information===
'''Wikimedia Australia, Inc.&reg;''' is an [[meta:Local Wikimedia chapter#Existing chapters|approved chapter]] of the  [[wikimedia:Main Page|Wikimedia Foundation]]. We are currently [[Membership|accepting members]] and will soon be planning for our first [[Meetings|Annual General Meeting]] and the election of our first committee.


The purpose of the organisation is to:
[[Events|See more events]]. See also the full [[calendar]], and list of [[past events]].
* 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


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.
===Latest news===


===Membership===
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To become a member of Wikimedia Australia, you may visit our {{pl|[http://membership.wikimedia.org.au/memberdb/?page=signup membership system sign-up] site where you can complete the application}} before your nomination is accepted by a member of the committee.<br /><div align="right">[[Membership|''More details...'']]</div>
| link1  = https://wikimedia.org.au/wiki/The_Record:_Australian_Music_On_Wikipedia
| title1 = The Record: Australian Music on Wikipedia
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| body1  = Wikimedia Australia and the Australia Council for the Arts launch a new partnership to grow the visibility of Australian music online


===Australia on Wikimedia projects===
| link2  = https://wikimedia.org.au/wiki/Wikimedia_Australia_launches_a_new_GLAMR_training_program
* [[wikipedia:Portal:Australia|Wikipedia]], the free encyclopedia
| title2 = New GLAMR training program
* [[wikisource:s:Wikisource:Australia|Wikisource]], the free library
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* [[wikinews:Portal:Australia|Wikinews]], the free news source
| body2  = Explore Wikimedia platforms and projects that could extend your collections and engagement
* [[wikiquote:Australia|Wikiquote]], the free compendium of quotations
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* [[commons:Australia|Wikimedia Commons]], the free media repository
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Latest revision as of 08:05, 3 May 2022


Wikimedia Australia is the Australian chapter of the international Wikimedia Foundation.
We support people and organisations to contribute to Wikipedia, Wikidata and other Wikimedia platforms through events, training and partnerships.
1Lib1Ref is a campaign by librarians around the world to add a missing references to articles on Wikipedia. In May 2022, Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand are joining forces to offer librarians across our region online support to add their reference. Get involved!

What's on!

Upcoming Events:

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

Latest news