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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>
We support people and organisations to contribute to Wikipedia, Wikidata and other Wikimedia platforms through events, training and partnerships.</div>


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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]].'''</div>
<big>'''[[w:Australian Business Number|ABN]]:''' 74 761 792 996<br />'''[[w:Consumer Affairs Victoria|CAV]] Registration No.:''' A0051923E</big>


===What's on!===


[[Image:NSRW Map of Australia.png|250px|map of Australia]]
Upcoming Events:
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[[Events|See more events]]. See also the full [[calendar]], and list of [[past events]].


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===Latest news===
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===General information===
'''Wikimedia Australia, Inc.&reg;''' is a [[meta:Local Wikimedia chapter#Existing chapters|Wikimedia chapter]], approved by the  [[wikimedia:Main Page|Wikimedia Foundation]]. We are currently [[Membership|accepting members]] and held our first [[2008-2009 AGM|Annual General Meeting]] and the election of our first [[committee]] in early January 2009.


The purpose of the organisation 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''
| link1  = https://wikimedia.org.au/wiki/Project_and_Communications_Coordinator
* increase public awareness, support and participation in the projects hosted by the [[wikimedia:Main Page|''Wikimedia Foundation'']] (WMF)
| title1 = Come work with us!
* develop resources to assist Australians in the creation and maintenance of Free Cultural Works
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| body1  = We're looking for a Project and Communications Coordinator. Applications are due 10 July.


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.
| link2  = https://wikimedia.org.au/wiki/Wikimedia_Australia_launches_a_new_GLAMR_training_program
 
| title2 = New GLAMR training program
===Membership===
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To become a member of Wikimedia Australia, you may visit our <span class="plainlinks">[http://membership.wikimedia.org.au/memberdb/?page=signup membership system]</span> 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>
| body2  = Explore Wikimedia platforms and projects that could extend your collections and engagement
 
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===Australia on Wikimedia projects===
* [[wikipedia:Portal:Australia|Wikipedia]], the free encyclopedia
* [[wikinews:Portal:Australia|Wikinews]], the free news source
* [[wikiquote:Australia|Wikiquote]], the free compendium of quotations
* [[commons:Australia|Wikimedia Commons]], the free media repository
* [[wikipedia:s:Wikisource:Australia|Wikisource]], the free library
* [[wikibooks:Subject:Australia|Wikibooks]], open-content textbooks collection
* [[wiktionary:Category:Australian English|Wiktionary]], the free dictionary
* [[wikiversity:Category:Australia|Wikiversity]], the free learning environment
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Latest revision as of 11:00, 20 June 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.
Wiki Loves Earth is is a photo contest about protected natural areas, within Australia on from Wednesday 1 June until Thursday 30 June 2022 Wiki Loves Earth

What's on!

Upcoming Events:

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

Latest news