Push for Extra Australian Music on Wikipedia

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The mission, entitled “The Report – Australian Music on Wikipedia” goals to extend the visibility of Australian musicians and organizations on Wikipedia, making it simpler for audiences to find Australian music.

The mission was impressed by the very restricted quantity of Australian creators that had been featured on Wikipedia — which at one level was solely 300 pages.

Two edit-a-thons have been held already this previous December and February. The third one can be held on Thursday, March 17. No expertise is required and you may register right here. Volunteers will edit, develop, and create new articles associated to a various vary of Australian music.

Australian Music Centre CEO Catherine Haridy informed Limelight that “the response from our composers and artists has been overwhelmingly great.”

“The explanations for this under-representation are many and different, however we’re dedicated to being part of the answer and dealing towards creating elevated visibility for all Australian artists,” she continued.

“Exterior of the occasion, the chance to share data on Wikipedia is all the time out there, and there’s a lot that we are able to be taught from one another about our personal music group and tradition.”


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