Wikipedia:WikiProject Western Australia

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WikiProject Western Australia

Bishop Hale's house in Perth

Bishop Hale's house in Perth.


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WikiProject Western Australia is a WikiProject dedicated to maintaining and improving articles within the Western Australia category structure.

The project aims to:

Project scope[edit]

WikiProject Western Australia maintains and improves articles within the Western Australia category structure:

Click the "►" below to see all subcategories:

Specific goals[edit]

To improve iconic and high-profile Western Australian articles to FA quality. e.g.

To-do list[edit]

Here are some tasks you can do to help with WikiProject Western Australia:

Vital articles: 100 Most Influential Western Australians is a possible starting point
Requested articles: Margaret Wylie • John Thomson (Australian businessman) • Tourism in Western Australia (see: Tourism in Sydney, Tourism in Melbourne, Tourism in Brisbane) • Clarence, Western Australia • Bevan Lawrence • Martyn Webb • Ric Stowe • Perth Metropolitan Markets • Energy in Western Australia • Nicholson, Western Australia • South Western Advertiser (see Trove page) • Robin Sarah Greenburg (see Crimenet page)
Seeking sources: William Harris (Australian civil rights leader) • Michael Kailis
Expansion needed: Busselton, Western Australia • David Parker • Economy of Western Australia • May Gibbs • Bill Hassell • May Holman • Barry MacKinnon • Ross McLarty • New Norcia, Western Australia • Pilbara historical timeline • Whadjuk • List of WA waterfalls • tourism sections needed in Western Australia • Thomas Hughes (Australian politician) - needs expansion from cultural sources
Requested images: Requested photographs in Western Australia • Requested photographs in Perth
Article cleanup: See Cleanup listing (related changes)
Popular pages: See Popular pages listing (related changes) – improvements to (or vandalism of) these articles will impact a larger number of readers
Assessment: See Unassessed WA articles and Unknown-importance WA articles
Outreach projects: See § Outreach projects

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Articles requiring cleanup[edit]

The cleanup listing, linked to on the right, is an automatically generated list of articles using cleanup templates. The old unmaintained list (linked here as people have been using it as a worklist) is at Wikipedia:WikiProject Western Australia/Cleanup listing.

Templates[edit]

Project banner[edit]

A project banner is displayed on an article's talk page to flag the article as related to Western Australia. This is a parameter within the Australian banner:

  • {{WP Australia}} - instructions are here
  • If the article already has the WP Australia banner, just add WA=yes inside the brackets

Stubs[edit]

This project's main stub template is {{WesternAustralia-stub}} – for all stub articles within the WA category tree. The following stub templates are available for more specific topics:

Cities:

Geographic places:

Infrastructure:

Other:

Request a photograph[edit]

Barnstar-WA.png

Awards[edit]

This award can be given by any project member to any other editor who has made significant and useful contributions to Wikipedia's articles associated with Western Australia:

  • [[Image:Barnstar-WA.png|frame|right|<text> ~~~~]]

Assessment progress[edit]

Of the 8,894 articles overseen by WikiProject Western Australia:

99.9% have been assessed for quality
See Category:Unassessed Western Australia articles for a worklist

   

99.7% have known importance
See Category:Unknown-importance Western Australia articles for a worklist

   

Participants[edit]

Active (have edited since 1 July 2010)[edit]

The Giant Ram at Wagin - one of 'Australia's Big Things'.

Add your name below to join in the fun. You might also like to add your user name to Category:WikiProject Western Australia members, either manually or by placing one of the purpose made userboxes (below) on your user page.

Retired, inactive or former members[edit]

Userboxes[edit]

Welcoming new participants and users[edit]

  • {{Welcome-au}} — a customised welcome note for new Australian users

Meetup notices[edit]

Random things of interest[edit]

Categories[edit]

That might have potential candidate articles or subjects in Western Australia which may not be obvious or apparent to a new editor.

Oddities and contenders for various accolades[edit]

Contenders for oddest and oldest articles and categories about Western Australia

Moondyne's reply (to the first entry in the list above) would have to be a strong contender for the most belated reply! (4.5 years) GlenDillon 07:18, 25 October 2008 (UTC)

Related WikiProjects[edit]

  • Parent:
Wikipedia:WikiProject Australia
  • Child:
Wikipedia:WikiProject Perth
  • Sister:
Wikipedia:WikiProject New South Wales
Wikipedia:WikiProject Northern Territory
Wikipedia:WikiProject Queensland
Wikipedia:WikiProject South Australia
Wikipedia:WikiProject Tasmania
Wikipedia:WikiProject Victoria
  • Cousin:
Wikipedia:WikiProject British Columbia
Wikipedia:WikiProject New Zealand

Outreach projects[edit]

Resources[edit]

Link to online resources that has information for WA topics

  • LandgateWestern Australian Place Names and Addressing, documents on the naming history
  • WA Government Gazette, including search function, from the State Law Publisher

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