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This page lists past events, moved here from the upcoming events list.

WikiD pop-up edit-a-thon Melbourne

2017

2016

refer to File:2016 SGM resolutions.pdf for details
  • Sat/Sun 11 & 12 June 2016: Committee meeting in person in Perth, planning 2017 needs
  • Sat 11 June 2016: WA regular Perth meetup
  • Tue 21 June 2016: Wikimania 2016
  • Wed 22 June - Sun 26 June 2016: NT WikiClub NT Northern Territory Library Multiple workshops, photowalk, NT Newspaper project
  • Sat/Sun 9 & 10 July 2016: SA Australian Paralympic History Project editing workshop, Adelaide
  • Tue 2 August 2016: WA - Wikipedia to the Moon Workshop organised by Australian Library and Information Association WA (ALIAWest)
  • 1-31 May 2016: Wiki Loves Earth photo competition is successfully completed. Judge's report and winners announced
  • Tue 23 August 2016: VIC - editing workshop Bayside City Library staff, Sandringham
  • Sun 28 August 2016: QLD — talk at the Queensland Women's Historical Association Symposium on writing women's history in Wikipedia
  • Tues 30 August 2016: QLD - photo run to Redcliffe
  • Wed 5 Oct 2016': NT - Wikiclub NT workshop in Alice Springs [2]
  • Tue 6 Oct 2016 : NT - Wikiclub NT workshop in Tennant Creek [3]
  • Sat 8 Oct 2016; NT Wikiclub NT workshop in Katherine [4]
  • Sun 9 October 2016: Wikimedia Australia AGM, 15:00 Australian Eastern Daylight Saving Time via Teleconference
  • Sat 12 November 2016: Life in Canning, 10:00 - 16:00 Photo event [5]
  • Sun 19 November 2016:VIC Australian women writers edit-a-thon, 15:00 - 17:00 [6]
  • Sat 26 November 2016: QLD Brisbane meetup 12 noon at The Edge, State Library of Queensland, sign up here
  • Tues 13 December 2016: QLD - Wikipedia photo run to Boonah and Scenic Rim Region

2015

2014

2013

  • 28 Jan- 1 Feb 2013: ACT - Australia's national Linux conference will be held in Canberra, a great place to meet up with others in the open source community. The conference can offer some financial support (involvement in projects such as Wikipedia is one of the criteria).
  • 9-11 February 2013: QLD - ALIA's New Librarians Symposium will be held in Brisbane. WMAU was a sponsor of the event. WMF Exec Director Sue Gardner was a keynote speaker. There was a presentation on WMAU's work with the APC on HOPAU. WMAU had a booth and distributed information and membership forms.
  • 12-15 February 2013: QLD - ALIA's Information Online conference, also in Brisbane, Sue Gardner was a keynote speaker, introduced by Liam Wyatt of WMAU.
  • 21 February 2013: VIC - Wikipedia training day in Bendigo. More information is available on Outreach wiki.
  • Tuesday 25 June 2013: QLD - Wikipedia edit training at Gold Coast in partnership with State Library of Queensland - Kerry will present the session and is looking for a volunteer to assist new editors with their first article, contact Kerry if you can help
  • Tuesday 25 June 2013: QLD - Wikipedia edit training at Gold Coast in partnership with State Library of Queensland - Kerry will present the session and is looking for a volunteer to assist new editors with their first article, contact Kerry if you can help
  • Sunday 7 July 2013 (First Sunday of every month): Wikimedia Australia holds a public meeting, with online participation in the Australian IRC channel #wikimedia-au. Everyone is welcome to join and take part in discussions related to the chapter. - Time: 3pm AEST, 2:30pm ACST, 1pm AWST.
  • Tuesday 9 July 2013: QLD - Wiki Works: an informal session for practising Wikipedia editing skills after the workshop in June, Gold Coast local studies library 10am - 12noon, RSVP by 5 July to the library
  • Monday 15 July 2013: QLD - An evening with WittyLama, WMAU member Liam Wyatt talks about Wikipedia at an ALIA seminar at Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane
  • Wednesday 21 August 2013: WA - Freopedia - A walk with User:Gnangarra starting at The Round House to introduce people to the extent of the Freopedia both in the work already done and the work still to be done. Organised by The Meeting Place as lead up to workshops during October - December. All welcome.. registration details TBA... start time:10am
  • Sunday 1 September 2013 (First Sunday of every month): Wikimedia Australia holds a public meeting, with online participation in the Australian IRC channel #wikimedia-au. Everyone is welcome to join and take part in discussions related to the chapter. - Time (to be confirmed): 3pm AEST, 2:30pm ACST, 1pm AWST.
  • Wednesday 11 September 2013: WA - Freopedia - A walk with User:Gnangarra starting at The Round House to introduce people to the extent of the Freopedia both in the work already done and the work still to be done. Organised by The Meeting Place as lead up to workshops during October - December. All welcome.. registration via the meeting place[7]... start time:10am
  • Thursday 12 September 2013: QLD - Kerry Raymond presented a 1 hour introductory talk on Wikipedia to local history librarians at the Cleveland library in Redland City
  • Sunday 15 September 2013 (Third Sunday of every month): Wikimedia Australia committee meeting - - Time (to be confirmed): 3pm AEST, 2:30pm ACST, 1pm AWST.
  • Wed 18 - Fri 20 September 2013 & Sat 21 September: NSW - 3 days of Wheelchair Rugby Tri-Nations competition in Sydney's St Marys Cathedral Square (Wed-Fri) following by an edit-a-thon at State Library of NSW on Saturday 10am-5pm. Edit-a-thon participants can get 'free' tickets to the games! More information and RSVP


  • Sat 19 October 2013: WA - Perth meetup 12 from 1:30pm at the Aroma Cafe in the State Library of WA.
  • Wed 23 October 2013: WA - Unlocking the mysteries of Wikipedia so that you can help to contribute content in support of Freopedia..., Fremantle. Watch this space for more details.
  • Sat 2 November 2013: editting Wikipedia workshop Toodyay Community Resource Centre, 10am & 13:30
  • Saturday 23 November 2013: NSW - Backstage pass event from 10am to 12noon at the State Library of NSW, followed by an edit-a-thon on the topic of World War One until 4pm. More information and RSVP
  • Saturday 23 November 2013: WA - Wiki Takes Waroona, starting at 10am at the Waroona Visitor Centre & Gallery in Waroona, in partnership with the Waroona Visitors Centre, Shire of Waroona, and WikiProject Western Australia.
  • Saturday 23 November 2013: Wikisource 10th anniversary.

2012

  • 18 March 2012: WikiTakes Perth Foreshore photographic scavenger event to record a significant historical site before development of Elizabeth Quay commenced
  • 6 November 2012: Freopedia how to edit Wikipedia workshop at the City of Fremantle Library
  • 13 November 2012: Freopedia how to edit Wikipedia workshop at the City of Fremantle Library
  • 20 November 2012: Freopedia how to edit Wikipedia workshop at the City of Fremantle Library
  • 27 November 2012: Freopedia how to edit Wikipedia workshop at the City of Fremantle Library
  • 1 December 2012: Freopedia edit-a-thon at the Fremantle Local History Library
  • 6–7 December: LangCamp 2012, a workshop organised by Wikimedia Australia to support non-English languages in Indonesia and Australia, held at the University of Indonesia

2011

2009

  • 6-7 August 2009 GLAM-WIKI: Galleries, Libraries, Archives, Museums & Wikimedia: Finding the common ground, at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra