Absolutely fantastic news Gnangarra! I'm so pleased to see that something has come out of all the hard work that I know you and other WA editors have been putting into this over quite an extended period of time. Bravo, and very well done!
Cheers, Craig On 9 October 2013 22:07, Gnangarra <gnanga...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hi All > > While on the subject of doing something I'd like to take this opportunity > to announce > > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:GLAM/Toodyaypedia *Toodyaypedia*our > latest WikiTown QR project, this comes as of the result of a lot of > hard work by a number of people including our President who spoke with the > Shire while in Perth to launch Freopedia, this will include a Wikitakes > event on Saturday > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia_Takes_Toodyay_Show where > SatuSuro, Andrew Owens and myself will spend the day unlocking mysteries of > Wikipedia for the public while shire staff will be approaching people with > cameras to upload photographs from the Toodyay Agriculture Show, which also > happens be celebrating 160 years since its first show(there has been only 4 > years where the show hasnt occured). This will be followed up with > workshops on 2 November. > > Shire Museum staff will be using Wikiversity to create a number of > exercises for school students to do prior to visiting the museum, while at > the museum and follow up projects afterwards, while these will be Toodyay > museum specific the formula/formats etc will readily replicable for any > museum. > > Shire Tourism staff will be focusing on developing Wikivoyage content for > the region, Library and Community Resource centre staff will be readily > available to help the community add content, today SatuSuro and myself > spent 4 hours with them working thorugh contributing to Commons, it was a > wonderful collaborative effort where we showed one person how to create an > account and they then help other participants do the same, then I show > walked the group thorugh uploading a photograph using upload wizard they > each then went on to upload more photographs and not just ones I had > supplied for the workshop but also some of their photographs by the end of > the session they were uploading their own photographs, adding categories, > then adding content to en.wp articles. Given the small number of regular > contributors in WA the 8 new people today are a significant increase in > editors over here and definately took the idea of contributing.... Watch > this space more exciting things happening soon > > Cheers > Gideon > > > > > On 9 October 2013 18:04, Craig Franklin <cfrank...@halonetwork.net> wrote: > >> Hi Nick, >> >> Absolutely, a lot of volunteers have pitched in at some time or another >> and done some great work that have (in my opinion) led to positive outcomes >> for the movement. Enough that I'm not going to even try to enumerate them >> all for fear that I'll leave someone out :-). >> >> Cheers, >> Craig >> >> >> >> >> On 9 October 2013 12:22, <wikimediaau-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org>wrote: >>> >>> Message: 2 >>> Date: Tue, 8 Oct 2013 10:42:29 +0000 >>> From: Nick Dowling <nick_dowl...@hotmail.com> >>> To: Wikimedia Australia Chapter <email@example.com> >>> >>> Subject: Re: [Wikimediaau-l] Funding Query >>> Message-ID: <blu173-w384c2d1bcf759720b58a47ef...@phx.gbl> >>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1" >>> >>> >>> Bidgee has also provided excellent outcomes for the photography >>> grant(s?) he received. >>> >>> > Date: Tue, 8 Oct 2013 18:38:19 +0800 >>> > From: gnanga...@gmail.com >>> > To: firstname.lastname@example.org >>> > CC: cfrank...@halonetwork.net >>> > Subject: Re: [Wikimediaau-l] Funding Query >>> > >>> > well some that come to mind >>> > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Freo - Freopedia only cost for >>> > WMAU has been Craig to Perth for the Launch, and from reports was well >>> > recieved at Wikimania in Hong Kong... >>> > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Wikipedia_Takes_Waroona, >>> > prelude to a Wikitown there. >>> > then there 2 of us doign a workshop tomorrow in Toodyay, and 3 of us >>> > being part of the Shire of Toodyay demostrations on Saturday for a >>> > third WikiTown there -- WMAU approved $200 to cover some expenses but >>> > well below the true costs of running the two >>> > >>> > add to that, the work of SatuSuro >>> > >>> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Wiki_Takes_Western_Australian_Wheatbelt_Railways_2013 >>> > and to that a larger Wheatbelt project... >>> > >>> > Its not talking about ideas thats going to change things it needs more >>> > people to get out there and do things, >>> > >>> > Gideon >>> > >>> >>> >>> _______________________________________________ >>> Wikimediaau-l mailing list >>> Wikimediaauemail@example.com >>> https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaau-l >>> >>> >>> End of Wikimediaau-l Digest, Vol 85, Issue 14 >>> ********************************************* >>> >> >> >> _______________________________________________ >> Wikimediaau-l mailing list >> Wikimediaaufirstname.lastname@example.org >> https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaau-l >> >> > > > -- > GN. > Photo Gallery: http://gnangarra.redbubble.com > Gn. 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