Wikipedia:WikiTown/Toodyaypedia

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First batch of plaques ready for installation
Toodyaypedia stand at the 160 Toodyay show

Toodyaypedia is a WikiTown QRpedia project based around Toodyay, Western Australia. The project is a collaborative project between, Shire of Toodyay, Toodyay Historical Society and Wikimedia Australia

Events[edit]

Poster made to advertise Toodyaypedia information sessions
  • In January 2014, work commenced on article creation for heritage listed places. This is being augmented with the creation of QR codes for Connor's Mill and Old Newcastle Gaol museums.
  • 8 March 2014 - successful 'usual suspects' road trip. Regular contributors jumped aboard a bus to Toodyay for the day to spread the Wiki experience and improve local knowledge of how WP works. Incorporated a backstage pass to Toodyay's history and an afternoon of content improvement though direct access to Toodyay records and Wiki training for local historians.
  • 4 May 2014 -- Moondyne Festival was attended, and saw local Wikimedians meeting in Toodyay for their regular quarterly coffee and chat...
  • 4 September 2014 -- William Henry Strahan article appeared on DYK and published in the Toodyay Herald at the same time.
  • 19 July 2015 - The executive committee of Wikimedia Australia toured Toodyay inspecting the QR codes and meeting with project partners and Toodyay locals.
  • 12 September 2015 - Event at the 150th anniversary celebrations for the Old Newcastle Gaol and Stables.


Media reporting[edit]

  • Toodyay Herald, March 2014, page 9: New Toodyaypedia:recording online the way we were by Margie Eberle
  • WA Weekender Episode 5 - 7 March 2015 presented by Dan Paris

New Articles[edit]

Stage II article worksheet, 2015

/Stage 3 articles, June 2017

Scope[edit]

All articles related to the Toodyay region

List of heritage places in the Shire of Toodyay
Category:Toodyay, Western Australia
Category:People from Toodyay, Western Australia