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 <wikimediaau-l@lists.wikimedia.org>
>>>
>>> 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: wikimediaau-l@lists.wikimedia.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
>>> >
>>>
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