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Welcome to WikiProject Canberra!

Some Wikipedians have formed a project to better organise information in articles related to Canberra and the Australian Capital Territory. This page and its subpages contain their suggestions; it is hoped that this project will help to focus the efforts of other Wikipedians. If you would like to help, please inquire on the talk page and see the to-do list there.

Also visit the Australian Wikipedians' noticeboard for collaboration on Australian articles in general.

Title[edit]

WikiProject on the city of Canberra, Australia

Scope[edit]

This WikiProject aims primarily to create, fill out, build, edit, construct, modify articles about Canberra. Canberra is Australia's capital city and has many places of interest, significant events and interesting people that have helped form the unique character and style of the city. The project has also been expanded to cover the rest of the Australian Capital Territory.


Parentage[edit]

The parent of this WikiProject is WikiProject Cities.

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Participants[edit]

Tasks[edit]

Here are some open WikiProject Canberra tasks:
Places: Coombs, Wright, Sulman, Beard
Landmarks: Llewellyn Hall
Events: 1996 Parliament House Riot, Canberra Festival, Canberra International Chamber Music Festival, FAME Music Festival
People: Colin Winchester, Bill Stefaniak, John Hargreaves, Andrew Whitecross, Jack Waterford, Jim Pead, Alan Fitzgerald, Harold Hird, Allan Hawke
Streets: Northbourne Avenue, Kings Avenue, City Walk, Parkes Way, Gungahlin Drive Extension
Groups: Residents Rally, National Capital Authority, Australian Institute of Sport
Photos wanted: Lanyon Homestead, Tuggeranong Homestead for History of the Australian Capital Territory
Current wikiproject featured article workup
Walter Burley Griffin

The following Canberra-related topics can be turned into an encyclopaedic article called List of Canberra topics.

Stub tags and categories[edit]

The primary categories for organising articles about Canberra and the ACT are the subcategories of Category:Canberra and Category:Australian Capital Territory.

Image requests[edit]

  • Canberra Stadium (external and internal) - Dfrg.msc 1 . 2 . 3 23:20, 2 October 2006 (UTC)
  • Narrabundah College Davidovic 00:42, 19 October 2007 (UTC)

Places[edit]

Suburbs
Main article: Suburbs of Canberra
List: List of Canberra suburbs
Category: Category:Suburbs of Canberra
54.7% finished

Of 117 articles, 117 exist, 12 are complete and 1 of them is detailed.
All existing articles have an appropriate category and list.

Parks and gardens 57% finished

Of 15 articles, 15 exist and 2 are detailed.

Landmarks 65% finished

Of 20 articles, 20 exist, and 6 of them are detailed.
There are many more landmarks that should be on this list.

Roads[edit]

Freeways and highways
Main article: List of Australian highways
50% finished

Of 4 articles, 4 exist and 0 are detailed.
All existing articles have an appropriate category and list.

Notable streets and thoroughfares
55% finished

Of 10 articles, 10 exist and 1 is detailed.

Education[edit]

Education

Main Article: Education in the Australian Capital Territory Category: Category:Education in the Australian Capital Territory

?% finished

Templates[edit]

Template Result Usage
{{Canberra-stub}}

Plus inclusion in Category:Australian Capital Territory stubs

Stub articles relating to Canberra or the ACT
{{Canberra-geo-stub}} Stub articles relating to geographical features of Canberra or the ACT
{{User WikiProject Canberra}}
Flagpole, Parliament House, Canberra.JPG This user participates in WikiProject Canberra.
User pages of members of the WikiProject
{{WikiProject Australia|Canberra=yes}}
WikiProject Australia / Canberra   
WikiProject icon WikiProject Canberra is within the scope of WikiProject Australia, which aims to improve Wikipedia's coverage of Australia and Australia-related topics. If you would like to participate, visit the project page.
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This page is supported by WikiProject Canberra.
 
Talk page banner for tagging articles related to Canberra

Tools[edit]

Main tool page: toolserver.org
  • Reflinks - Edits bare references - adds title/dates etc. to bare references
  • Checklinks - Edit and repair external links
  • Dab solver - Quickly resolve ambiguous links.
  • Peer reviewer - Provides hints and suggestion to improving articles.

External watchlist[edit]

Wikipedia 10 - Canberra event[edit]

This is your invitation to the 10th anniversary event Wikipedia 10, on Saturday 15 January 2011; please see Canberra event for details, and RSVPs and discussion here. Will I see you there? Cheers, - Peter Ellis - Talk 06:56, 31 December 2010 (UTC)

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