Wikimedia Australia’s December 2022 update

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, James Gaunt.

This month’s news and happenings include an upcoming conference and more YouTube videos. Details below.


WMAU Office closed for 2022

From this afternoon, Wikimedia Australia’s office will be closed until January 2nd 2023. While our inboxes remain open, we may be slow to reply until the first week of the new year. We wish everyone a safe and happy holiday.

2022's Most Viewed Wikipedia Pages In Australia

In celebration of the year that was, we made a list of the most viewed Wikipedia pages in Australia between December 2021-November 2022. It even includes a surprising French language article in the top 10. Read about some of the highlights here and then check out the full 500 most viewed pages in Australia.

Wellington WikiCon 2023

Our friends in New Zealand have announced Wellington WikiCon 2023 will run 11–12 March 2023. Information on the conference is being finalised at time of writing, but there will be sessions on the Pasifika Arts Aotearoa project and future Mana Moana projects, discussions around creating a good suburb article on Wikipedia, using Wikidata, and more. Keep up to date on their Meta page.

More ESEAP 2022 videos

Thank you to everyone who attended and assisted in making the recent ESEAP conference a great success. For those unable to attend, or just want to rewatch any sessions, all recordings have been uploaded to our YouTube channel.

Watch Ewan McAndrew at our Community Meeting

Our final meeting for 2022 featured special guest Ewan McAndrew, Wikimedian in Residence at University of Edinburgh, who discussed his work implementing Wikimedia projects across his university. You can now watch his presentation on our YouTube channel along with previous meetings in our Community Meetings playlist.


Next Community Meeting - Wednesday 11 January 2023

Our monthly community meetings are open to everyone. Attendance, presentations, questions or discussion points are welcome from all. If you would like to present at our meeting you can add yourself to the agenda here. Please join us Wednesday 11 January at 7pm AEDT. Details here.

More events will be announced soon. Keep up to date on our website.


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WMAU on Social Media

You can also keep up to date by following us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Don’t forget to tag us if you’ve got something interesting to share, as we love to retweet our volunteers' amazing work.

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