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Title Date Description
Wikimedia Australia’s May 2023 update 2023-05-28 Our latest newsletter
Announcing our First Nations Wikipedian In Residence 2023-05-26 In partnership with Australia Council for the Arts and State Library of Queensland
Australian WikiProjects and Popular Pages 2023-05-24 Observations on popular Australian Wikipedia pages
How To Join a WikiProject on Wikipedia 2023-05-17 Find your community and join a WikiProject
1Lib1Ref 2023 2023-05-05 Add references and improve Wikipedia
Where To Find References For Wikipedia 2023-04-26 Are you using these six resources?
Wikimedia Australia’s April 2023 update 2023-04-24 Our latest newsletter
Wikimedia Australia 2023 Partners Focus On Diverse Content and Building Skills 2023-04-19 Announcing our 2023 Partner Projects outcomes
Announcing Our 2023 Wikidata Fellows 2023-03-24 In partnership with Wikimedia Aotearoa New Zealand
Wikimedia Australia and First Nations Metadata: ATSILIRN Protocols for Description and Access 2023-03-22 A discussion paper by Kirsten Thorpe, Nathan Sentance, and Lauren Booker
Wikimedia Australia’s March 2023 update 2023-03-22 Our latest newsletter
Three ways GLAM organisations add to Wikimedia projects 2023-03-21 The contributions of Galleries, Libraries, Archives, & Museums to Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons benefit everyone
In Support of Trove 2023-03-17 Trove makes Australia's cultural history freely available to us all. We must save it!
Wikipedia For Beginners Video Series 2023-03-15 New Wikipedia tutorials on YouTube
Know My Name 2023 2023-03-14 An annual event to address gender inequality
More Than A Day 2023-03-08 A new series of video tutorials to get you started using Wikipedia
Wikimedia Australia’s February 2023 update 2023-02-24 Our latest newsletter
How culturally diverse communities are using Wikipedia 2023-02-13 Communities in Australia and beyond share how they preserve and share histories
First Nations Wikipedian in Residence 2023-02-09 Improve First Nations music coverage on Wikipedia
EOI for Wikimedia Australia Partner Projects 2023 2023-02-02 Funding your next project
Editing Wikipedia - The Basics 2023-01-31 Learn the basics at these free online sessions
Wikimedia Australia’s January 2023 update 2023-01-27 Our latest newsletter
Wikimania 2023 Scholarships Open 2023-01-18 Wikimania will be held in Singapore this August
Trove - A Treasure Trove of Australian Content 2023-01-10 A useful tool to find and add Australian references to Wikipedia
Wikimedian In Residence Wrap Up 2022-12-23 James Gaunt on twelve weeks with the Australian Music Vault
Wikimedia Australia’s December 2022 update 2022-12-23 Our latest newsletter
ESEAP 2022 2022-12-16 The 2022 conference in Sydney bringing together Wikimedians from East, Southeast Asia, and the Pacific.
2022's Most Viewed Wikipedia Pages In Australia 2022-12-12 A 2022 Wikipedia Wrap Up
Wikimedia Australia’s November 2022 update 2022-11-30 Our latest newsletter
Worlds of Wikimedia 2022 2022-11-23 WOW Conference 17-18 November 2022
Adding Australian Music To Wikipedia 2022-11-11 Increasing discoverability of Australian artists
Making Australian Music Visible 2022-11-04 A guide to uploading images onto Wikimedia Commons
Exploring government departments by linking Wikidata to the National Archives of Australia 2022-10-31 A guest post by Tim Sherratt
Wikimedia Australia and Wikimedia Aotearoa New Zealand launch 2023 Wikidata Fellowship 2022-10-28 We're offering Wikidata fellowships grants worth $1000 each
Wikimedia Australia’s October 2022 update 2022-10-28 Our latest newsletter
Adding Jaxsta - the Australian database of international songwriting credits - to Wikidata 2022-10-12 How we're using Mix'n'match to add Jaxsta profiles to Wikidata
Wikidata Turns 10 2022-10-03 Celebrating 10 years of Wikidata with tutorials and local events
Wikimedia Australia’s September 2022 update 2022-09-29 Our latest newsletter
Wikimedia Australia Drop In Sessions 2022-09-28 Drop in and join us with any Wikipedia questions you have
Misinformation and Wikipedia 2022-09-28 A Symposium from University of Canberra
Announcing our new Executive Officer 2022-09-21 Welcoming Belinda Spry to Wikimedia Australia
Wikimedia Australia’s August 2022 update 2022-08-31 Our latest newsletter
Subscribe To Our Newsletter 2022-08-31 Wikimedia Australia relaunches public e-newsletter
Growing the representation of Australian Women in Religion through Wikidata 2022-08-24 Wikidata Fellow Kerrie Burn on her project investigating Wikidata and data visualisation.
Wiki Loves Earth winners announced for 2022 2022-08-20 Australia's most popular open access photography competition has crowned this year's winners
Bringing the whole zoo to Wikidata 2022-08-01 Wikidata Fellow Dr Margaret Donald on her project populating Wikidata with Australian animals.
Populating Wikipedia: New tool integrating Australian Census data 2022-07-21 Wikimedia Australia develop a new module automating the updating of population data
Mapping the Barassi Line 2022-07-20 Wikidata Fellow Brett Tweedie on his project exploring the great football divide in Australia
New Wikimedian in Residence explores Australian music content 2022-07-18 Wikimedian James Gaunt undertakes new residency at Australian Music Vault
Wikimedia Australia to host ESEAP Conference 2022-07-01 Apply for up travel assistance to join us in Sydney in November
Over 1000 references added for 1Lib1Ref 2022-06-09 Librarians across Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand unite to improve Wikipedia
Inaugural Wikidata Fellows announced 2022-03-23 Meet the new Wikidata Fellows for 2022!
Wikimedia Australia launches a new GLAMR training program 2022-03-16 Explore Wikimedia platforms and projects that could extend your collections and engagement
Gender equity on Wikipedia forms part of new NGA plan 2022-03-08 Wikimedia Australia's partnership with the National Gallery of Australia forms part of its new Gender Equity Plan
Paralympic history made visible 2022-02-23 How one of Australia’s longest running and successful Wikipedia equity projects is preserving Australian paralympic history
Wikimedia Australia launches inaugural Wikidata Fellowship 2022-01-10 Wikimedia Australia is offering two Wikidata fellowships grants worth $1000 each
Putting Australian music on the record 2021-11-30 New Wikipedia projects aims to increase discoverability of Australian artists
Wikipedian Ann Reynolds recognised for closing the gender gap on Wikipedia 2021-11-28 Wikimedian Ann Reynolds receives a 2021 EDNA Award for Community Activism.
ADM+S Wikimedian-in-Residence Program 2021-09-30
What I learnt interning with Wikimedia Australia 2021-09-29 James Gaunt reflects on being Wikimedia Australia's first intern
Writing for the Digital World - how Australian tertiary students are writing Wikipedia 2021-09-28
Using Mix’n’Match to make connections on Wikidata 2021-08-25 An easy to use tool for the whole community
Writing wrongs: Giving women artists their rightful place in history 2021-08-20 A partnership with the National Gallery of Australia
How Australian libraries are turning to Wikipedia during the global pandemic 2021-08-13 Libraries everywhere are adding to Wikipedia
Wiki Loves Earth winners announced for 2021 2021-07-30 Fifteen stunning photographs are crowned winners of Australia's most popular open access photography competition
New look for the WMAU website 2021-07-20 A new MediaWiki skin was enabled for
Wikidata and R: a perfect pair 2021-06-03 Introducing WikidataR: A new package linking the open source programming language R and WIkidata
Four years of Women Write Wiki 2021-03-15 One of Australia's longest-running editing groups celebrates four years
Wikipedia Turns 20 2021-01-14 Let's celebrate!
Wikiclub NT 2020-10-01 How a Wikipedia club added NT history online
ABC Sydney radio interview, October 2018 2018-10-17 Listen back to a recording
October 2015 Melbourne meetup 2015-10-22 Our 30th meetup held in Melbourne
October wikiD Workshop held in Melbourne 2015-10-11 The second wikiD: Women, Wikipedia, design
Melbourne meetup, October 20 2015 2015-10-05 Join us at Federation Square
WikiD Workshop, Sunday 11 October 2015 2015-10-05 To be held at MADA Monash University in Melbourne
WikiD Writing Workshop held in Melbourne 2015-09-13 A Wikipedia workshop was held at Monash University in Melbourne, as part of the WikiD project.
August 2015 Melbourne meetup 2015-09-01 A short report
Filling in the gaps with Queensland photo runs 2015-08-20 Many major Australian cities have articles about places and buildings in them which have not been systematically photographed.
Melbourne meetup, Wednesday August 12 2015 2015-07-19 An invitation to all Wikimedians
July 2015 Perth Meetup 2015-07-18 A short report
June 2015 Melbourne meetup 2015-06-28 A short report
What do our new laws mean for free content in Australia? 2015-06-26 Creative Commons, Copyright, and Australian Laws
Perth meetup, Saturday July 18 2015 2015-06-25 All Wikimedians are invited
Melbourne meetup, Sunday June 28 2015 2015-06-18 All Wikimedians are invited
Wikimedia Australia at the Australian International Airshow 2015-03-07 Wikimedians visit Avalon
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