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WikiProject Tasmania

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Welcome to WikiProject Tasmania!


Hobart docks with Mt Wellington in the background.
This WikiProject aims to create and improve articles and images related to Tasmania, Australia.

We would like as much help as possible, so if you are interested, please add your name to the list below, and look at the to-do list for some suggestions on articles that you may be able to help with. You may also inquire on the talk page, or visit the Australian Wikipedians' noticeboard for collaboration on Australian articles in general.





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Current events


Read and edit Wikinews

1 February 2023 – Western Australian radioactive capsule incident
A search team from the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation and WA Fire and Emergency Services announces that they have found the missing caesium-137 capsule around 74 km (46 mi) south of Newman. (ABC News Australia)
29 January 2023 – 2023 Australian Open – Men's singles
Novak Djokovic defeats Stefanos Tsitsipas in the final, 6–3, 7–6(7–4), 7–6(7–5), to win the men's singles tennis title at the 2023 Australian Open in Melbourne, tying him with Rafael Nadal for the most Grand Slams in men's tennis history with 22. (BBC Sport)
28 January 2023 – 2023 Australian Open – Women's singles
Aryna Sabalenka defeats Elena Rybakina in the final, 4–6, 6–3, 6–4, to win the women's singles tennis title at the 2023 Australian Open in Melbourne, winning her first major singles title. (AFP via Deccan Herald)
27 January 2023 – Western Australian radioactive capsule incident
A radioactive capsule is missing along a 1,400-kilometre stretch of highway in Western Australia. (ABC News Australia)
20 January 2023 –
Rugby Australia suspends Waratahs full-back Kurtley Beale from all rugby union games following his arrest on sexual assault charges. (CNN)
12 January 2023 – International response to the treatment of women by the Taliban
Cricket Australia announces the withdrawal of the Australia national team from their One Day International matches against Afghanistan scheduled for March in response to the Taliban government's recent prohibitions of education and employment for women. (CNN)

Things you can do


Things To do Backlog
Requested photographs in Tasmania 184
Unassessed Tasmania articles 42
Unknown-importance Tasmania articles 1329

See the full CleanupWorklistBot list for this project, grouped by problem type (or on the Alphabetic tab: by age, importance, or class).

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

Here are some manually requested tasks you can do to help at WikiProject Tasmania:

  • Requests: Launceston Lakes Wildlife Park, Conservation in Tasmania, Environmental issues in Tasmania, Kirsty Dunphey, Peter Gilligan, Commonwealth Government Centre, Meander Valley Highway
  • Expand: Aurora Energy, Devonport, Freycinet National Park, List of schools in Tasmania, Prospect Vale, Riverside, Smooth Island, State Library of Tasmania, Tasmanian Conservation Trust, Transend Networks, Sandfly
  • Verify: Burnie, Derwent River, Port Arthur
  • Images: Bracknell, Fern Tree, Government House


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    WikiProject Tasmania.

    You can add {{User WikiProject Tasmania}} to your user page, which will display the userbox on the right.

    Also if you live in or are currently visiting Tasmania, please add

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    Related projects



    Active members

    To join WikiProject Tasmania, edit this section and add the Wikitext #{{subst:me}} with your areas of interest to the bottom of the following list of members. Members should also place member identification on their user page.

    1. Canley (talk · contribs), Hobart, Tasmania
    2. Chuq (talk · contribs)
    3. Njh (talk · contribs), Hobart, Tasmania
    4. JarrahTree (talk · contribs)
    5. Nevanderson (talk · contribs), Sydney, NSW. Reference books on Tasmanian history, especially maritime and regional history..
    6. Kgoetz (talk · contribs), Glenorchy area, Tasmania
    7. Shirt58 (talk · contribs), somewhere on the eastern fringe of leaves. A generalist. See Eucalyptus risdonii, Koonya, Tasmania, and so on.
    8. PAT6592 (talk · contribs), Hobart, Tasmania. Forestry, land management and rural industries.
    9. Sean Parker (talk · contribs), Originally from Evandale. Mountains, Rivers and Towns in the North Midlands. Aboriginal Tasmanians.
    10. Spacepine (talk · contribs)
    11. RevPLaw (talk · contribs) 23:22:28, 6 June 2019 (UTC) , North eastern shore of Derwent River, Tasmania between Tasman and Bowen bridges, including flora, fauna, written and archaeological history.
    12. Wildroo-tas (talk · contribs) 03:20:19, 15 June 2020 (UTC)  North East Tasmania
    13. JTdale (talk · contribs) 18:36:22, 22 August 2020 (UTC)  Hobart, Tasmania. Reference books on local architecture; generalist.
    14. Sessefres (talk · contribs) 02:42:23, 8 October 2020 (UTC)  Burnie area, interest in the small towns and schools
    15. SHB2000 (talk · contribs) 10:15:39, 1 May 2021 (UTC)  - mainly here to do some improve articles and check the info on Wikivoyage here.
    16. Mairremena (talk · contribs) 02:15:35, 25 August 2021 (UTC)  Here to contribute as much as possible to the information of Tasmania; interested in all subjects!

    Former members

    Thank you for your help! Please move your username back to the active list when you can participate again.

    1. Navarine (talk · contribs), Hobart, Tasmania, History, especially maritime, geography
    2. Upzook (talk · contribs), Sydney, NSW. Eaglehawk Neck
    3. MojoTas (talk · contribs), Burnie, Tasmania
    4. Norchy_pies4life (talk · contribs), Moonah, Tasmania - Tasmanian Football (Australian Rules)#Patricknoddy, Valdosta, Georgia#PanachePizazz (talk · contribs), Hobart, Tasmania. Tasmanian (particularly Hobart) music & performing arts, I am an avid music-follower and also a photographer who is happy to share for Wikipedia.
    5. 42° South (talk · contribs), London, UK (originally Clarence, Tasmania). Tasmanian Sports, local history#PelionClimber (talk · contribs), Leith, Tasmania. Bushwalking, climbing impressive Tasmanian mountains.
    6. Boltonfan22 (talk · contribs), Old Beach, Tasmania
    7. Orderinchaos (talk · contribs), Perth, Western Australia. Geographical articles (esp Launceston region), and general project tasks
    8. KeresH (talk · contribs), Bagdad, Tasmania. Midlands, flora and fauna, I'm a photographer & I'll entertain requests
    9. Travis Tiddy (talk · contribs), Hobart, Tasmania. The Lake Margaret Hydro-Electric Power Scheme, West Coast oral histories. Born and raised in Queenstown and very much still associated with the West Coast#Tasmarshall (talk · contribs)
    10. Wiki ian (talk · contribs), Hobart, Tasmania
    11. lepamplemousse (talk · contribs) Living in Devonport, only moved (relatively) recently. I'd love to help out but definitely not as knowledgeable about Tasmania as others.
    12. Aaroncrick (talk · contribs), Launceston, Tasmania. Tasmanian articles (esp Launceston region), and general project tasks
    13. Decat2 (talk · contribs), Hobart, Tasmania, Schools and education
    14. Noodle snacks (talk · contribs), Hobart, Tasmania, Can probably meet photographic requests
    15. Watchover (talk · contribs), Here to help!
    16. Tazkal (talk · contribs), Originally from Burnie, currently living in Kalgoorlie.
    17. Takver (talk), Melbourne
    18. Peripitus (talk · contribs) near Launceston.
    19. Forfuxake (talk · contribs), North Hobart, Tasmania - Tasmanian football (Australian Rules) and other Hobart-based info.#Jdimsey_95 (talk · contribs), Hobart, Tasmania
    20. Hothguard11 (talk · contribs), Hobart, Tasmania. Into photography, transport and urban history. Can assist with building history and such.
    21. Phil Wardle (talk · contribs) Photography, anything to do with sailing, boats or the waterways. Living in Hobart area.
    22. Rey fresco (talk · contribs) Climate and weather, Created page Liawenee and provided climate tables for Maydena and Swansea

    Member identification

    Members of WikiProject Tasmania should place one of the following lines of Wikitext on their user page to add it to Category:WikiProject Tasmania members.

    Wikitext userbox where used
    [[Category:WikiProject Tasmania members]] none linked pages
    {{Template:User WikiProject Tasmania}}
    Flag-map of Tasmania.svgThis user is a member of
    WikiProject Tasmania.
    linked pages
    {{Template:User WP Tasmania}}
    Flag of Tasmania.svgThis user is a member of
    WikiProject Tasmania.
    linked pages
    {{Template:User WP Tasmania|invite}} linked pages

    For other Tasmania user templates see Category:Tasmania user templates.


    Main tool page:
    • 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.