Why a letter just from the chapter. Why not one from the Wikimedia foundation 
as well?

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> On 14 Jan 2014, at 12:44, Liam Wyatt <liamwy...@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> It's a fantastic idea, and nice work Gnang finding it and bringing it to 
> everyone's attention. I recall back for the "Wiki10" (10th anniversary of 
> Wikipedia celebrations) the WMF tried desperately (but in vain) to get an 
> antartic research group to host a party in order that there could be a party 
> on every single continent.
> 
> Certainly a letter of support from the Chapter should be submitted in 
> association with any applicant. Ideally the applicant would not only be 
> taking lots of gorgeous photos but also be able to provide some kind of 
> bridge between the WP editing community and the scientists down there - to 
> help increase a) the quality of texts about antarctic geography, science and 
> history, but also to increase the awareness and skills of the science 
> community down there in potentially their becoming editors themselves. 
> 
> -Liam
> 
> 
> wittylama.com
> Peace, love & metadata
> 
> 
>> On 14 January 2014 12:36, Kerry Raymond <kerry.raym...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Having been to the Antarctic back in 1996, I would certainly say to anyone 
>> “go for it”! How cool it would be to be (pun intended) to be the first 
>> Wikimedian in Residence in Antarctica.
>> 
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>> 
>> Kerry
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>> From: wikimediaau-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org 
>> [mailto:wikimediaau-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org] On Behalf Of Gnangarra
>> Sent: Monday, 13 January 2014 8:50 PM
>> To: Wikimedia-au
>> Subject: [Wikimediaau-l] opportunity
>> 
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>> 
>> There is an opportunity for someone to spend time in Antartica, as 
>> photographer I love to be able to do this, as Wikimedian imagine what 
>> content you could enhance. For me I it's either 20 years too late or 10 
>> years too soon, given the skills and knowledge of many people here if your 
>> able to apply I say go for it... applications close 30 March 2014 so give it 
>> some thought... Become the first Wikimedian in Residence in Antartica.
>> 
>> http://www.antarctica.gov.au/media/news/2013/antarctic-arts-fellowship-apply-now
>> 
>> I havent brought this matter to the committee but I'm sure if you were to 
>> apply WMAU committee would consider requests for supporting documentation 
>> where appropriate
>> 
>> Gideon
>> 
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