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Welcome to Wikimedia Australia


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Join us!

Wikimedia Australia is always seeking new members. Membership is only A$20 a year and allows you to have a greater impact on the Wikimedia movement in Australia and shape the future of our organisation.

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 or experience, we're here to help.

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

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

Upcoming Events

Coming events from our calendar:

  • (WA) 2019 December 12, ThursdayWikiClubWest at Riff (6) — 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 December 15, SundayWikiClubWest at Cottesloe Civic Centre — Cottesloe Civic Centre
    A casual meetup and photowalk, at the Civic Centre and a café nearby.
  • (NSW) 2019 December 16, MondaySydney meetup (December 2019) — Macquarie Room, State Library of New South Wales
    N.B. Please bring your own laptop for some workshopping. We have limited spaces so registration is mandatory. We are fortunate to have noted Wikimedian Liam Wyatt visiting us from Italy and updates on Wikidata projects from our Sydney members. The State Library of NSW have generously provided a space for us to meet. Short Talks Wikicite/GLAM in Europe - Liam Wyatt, Program Manager for WikiCite (recently Europeana GLAMwiki Coordinator) Wikidata Update - Toby Hudson, University of Sydney Wikidata Projects - Geoff Barker, State Library of NSW Wikimedia updates - Matt Moore, Wikimedia Australia Wikidata Workshop Focus on Australasian Legal Information Institute & State Library of NSW unpublished items
  • (VIC) 2019 December 17, TuesdayMelbourne Meetup 38 — The Moat, 176 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne
    A general social end-of-year meetup for Wikimedians or anyone interested in finding out more. Talk about plans for 2020, including Art+Feminism and WikiCite
  • (WA) 2020 January 9, ThursdayWikiClubWest at Riff (7) — 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) 2020 January 15, WednesdayWikipedia Day 2020 — Everywhere
    Wikipedia's birthday!
  • (National) 2020 January 15, WednesdayWMAU Community Meeting (Jan 2020) — Online Community Room
    Join the meeting at https://wikimedia.blindsidenetworks.net The password will be sent to the members' mailing list a few days before the event, or you can RSVP to contact-at-wikimedia.org.au Agenda 1Lib1Ref presentation Report from the committee and 2020 planning Reports from regional events and activities What is something new you have learned or would like to learn? https://discuss-space.wmflabs.org/t/wmau-community-meeting-jan-2020/2436
  • (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

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