Reminder: applications close tonight.
Ideally we need applications submitted before 5PM ; 7PM is the
absolute deadline.

Please consider whether _you_ can help here.. we do not currently have
enough applications.

If you are willing to undertake this role, you only need the send a
simple email to

John Vandenberg

On Sat, Sep 10, 2011 at 3:29 PM, John Vandenberg <> wrote:
> Hi,
> Earlier this month the Wikimedia Australia website was migrated from
> GFDL to CC-BY-SA, and new editors of the wiki will now be required
> grant WMAU the right to migrate their contributions to another free
> licence, so we wont ever be stuck on an old licence again.
> With this done, we are now ready to open the wiki to non-member
> participation, and in August the committee approved this proposal:
> Accounts on the WMAU wiki are managed via the ConfirmAccount tool, and
> we are delegating this account management task to people outside the
> committee.
> Anyone who would like to help is invited to apply for this role prior
> to 5PM this coming Thursday evening. A short email to
> is all that is needed. On Thursday evening
> the committee will appoint a few applicants as account approvers.
> Non-members are more than welcome to apply - we hope to appoint at
> least one non-member.
> Please be aware that the new account approvers will be required to
> provide their real name on our wiki.
> Finally, we are aware that this is not as "open" as some would like.
> It is a first step. It is an important step, as this will allow us to
> plan the next steps on the wiki, with non-members able to participate
> in these discussions.
> --
> John Vandenberg

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