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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>


[[File:WP20Symbols PAINTING EASLE.svg |thumb|left|430px|link=https://wikimedia.org.au/wiki/Meeting:2022_AGM|[https://wikimedia.org.au/wiki/Meeting:2022_AGM Join the Wikimedia Australia Committee!] The annual AGM has been announced for Sunday 7 August 2022 at 5pm AEST. [https://wikimedia.org.au/wiki/Meeting:2022_AGM Details here.]]]


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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]]'''.
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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''.  
[[Events|See more events]]. See also the full [[calendar]], and list of [[past events]].


The purpose of Wikimedia Australia is to:
===Latest news===
* 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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| link1  = https://wikimedia.org.au/wiki/Wikimedia_Australia_to_host_ESEAP_Conference
| title1 = Wikimedia Australia to host ESEAP Conference 2022
| image1 = WP20Symbols mail.svg
| body1  = Apply now to join us at ESEAP in Sydney in November


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<h2 style="font-family:'Verdana', sans-serif; border-bottom:0;">'''Join us!'''</h2>
| body2  = Wikimedian James Gaunt undertakes new residency at Australian Music Vault
Wikimedia Australia would love you to [[Membership|get involved]]! 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' – please do sign up!
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| link1  = https://wikimedia.org.au/wiki/Populating_Wikipedia:_New_tool_integrating_Australian_Census_data
| title1 = Populating Wikipedia: New tool integrating Australian Census data
| image1 = Population density of Australia states territories.png
| body1  = Wikimedia Australia develop a new module automating the updating of population data


Non-members can still [[Special:RequestAccount|request an account]] to edit this wiki.
| link2  = https://wikimedia.org.au/wiki/Mapping_the_Barassi_Line
| title2 = Mapping the Barassi Line
| image2 = BarassiLineGraphic.png
| body2  = Wikidata Fellow Brett Tweedie on his project exploring the great football divide in Australia


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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.
Join the Wikimedia Australia Committee! The annual AGM has been announced for Sunday 7 August 2022 at 5pm AEST. Details here.

What's on!

Upcoming Events:

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

Latest news