Wikidata events in Perth

ALIAWest is hosting a free evening event on 22 February 2016, featuring Andy Mabbett, Wikipedian in Residence at ORCID. In addition, Gideon Digby, President of Wikimedia Australia, will give an outline of Toodyaypedia, a Shire of Toodyay project which placed QR codes around the town and through its museums to link to articles on Wikipedia

More details and a registration form are available on the ALIAWest blog.

In addition, Andy Mabbett will also be the keynote speaker at the free half-day ‘Wikidata – Perth Mini Conference’ on Friday, 19 February 9.30am – 2pm, at the State Library of Western Australia. 

This mini conference will include speakers on:

  • Noongarpedia project between UWA and Curtin which has created access to the Indigenous Australian language via Wikpedia.
  • Toodyaypedia
  • Newspaper project by State Library of Western Australia creating articles about every newspaper published in Western Australia.
For more details about the ‘Wikidata – Perth Mini Conference’ see


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