Strategic Plan 2022-2025

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Wikimedia Australia is a not-for-profit, independent regional chapter of the Wikimedia Foundation established in 2009.


Wikimedia Australia supports the mission of the Wikimedia Foundation, to empower and engage people around the world to collect and develop educational content under a free license or in the public domain, and to disseminate it effectively and globally.


  • To grow and promote the development and sharing of free knowledge through open source software systems
  • To develop educational resources to grow participation in Wikimedia platforms and projects
  • To increase public awareness and support for Wikimedia platforms and projects

Strategic Priorities

Engagement Grow public understanding of the Wikimedia movement, platforms and guiding principles within Australia
Deepen international engagement with the ESEAP and Oceania Wikimedia communities, the Wikimedia Foundation and global affiliates and hubs to share knowledge, grow sustainability and ensure regional alignment
Equity and Inclusion Cultivate a welcoming, safe, inclusive environment throughout all Wikimedia Australia activities through strong leadership and policies (in line with Universal Code of Conduct)
Promote equity and inclusion across the Wikimedia platforms and programs in Australia:
a. grow self-determined opportunities with First Nations peoples in Australia
b. expand participation and representation across Australia’s regions
c. improve demographic diversity to ensure a sustainable movement
Capacity Building Grow a skilled, active and engaged community of contributors, trainers and leaders who understand the Wikimedia movement, platforms and guiding principles
Develop a methodology for understanding and measuring community outputs
Grow governance and leadership capacity and capabilities
Operate sustainably by diversifying funding to grow capacity and opportunities
Operate in an environmentally responsible way

Activity Plan

The Strategic Plan 2022-2025 is accompanied by a three-year activity plan.

Strategic Plan Review Schedule

The Strategic Plan 2022-2025 was adopted on 21 March 2022. It is to be reviewed and updated annually from March 2023.

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