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The WikiProject on Australian history is a project aimed towards the development and expansion of articles on the history of Australia.

Articles maintained by this WikiProject are grouped in Category:WikiProject Australian history articles by using the history=yes parameter within the {{WP Australia}} template. Articles more relevant to descendant workgroups use special parameters (see below).

Usage: {{WP Australia|history=yes}}

Goals

To provide guidelines and recommendations for articles that describe all aspects of Australian history.
To improve Wikipedia's coverage of Australian history by creating, expanding, and maintaining such articles.
To address POV issues and tentative edits in articles within the scope of the project.
To serve as the central point of discussion for issues related to the history of Australia in Wikipedia.

Scope

The project generally considers any article related to prehistorical, historical or modern-day affairs of Australia and its territories to be within its scope. As history we regard the study and interpretation of the record of humans, families, and societies as preserved primarily through written sources. In other words, ambition of the project is to cover articles related to:

  • the history of ancient Australia.
  • the history of the indigenous Australians.
  • the history of European settlement in Australia
  • the history of migration in Australia
  • the present day history of Australia

Article alerts

Redirects for discussion

Good article nominees

Articles to be split

Structure

Parent of this WikiProject:

Parent project(s)

WikiProject Australia (a child of WikiProject Countries)
WikiProject History

Sister/Child Project

Sister Project

Australia, New Zealand and South Pacific military history task force

Sister/child Project

Wikipedia:WikiProject Australian maritime history
History of Australian Exploration task force

Article list

Articles maintained by this WikiProject or related to this Wikiproject, are grouped in a number of categories. They are added to these categories by using parameters with the {{WP Australia}} template which is added to the Talk page.

Category Parameter Usage
Category:WikiProject Australian history articles history {{WP Australia|history=yes}}
Category:WikiProject Australian exploration articles explore {{WP Australia|explore=yes}}
Category:WikiProject Australian maritime history articles maritime {{WP Australia|maritime=yes}}
Category:Australia, New Zealand and South Pacific military history task force articles military {{WP Australia|military=yes}}

A combination of these parameters may be used for articles that bridge two categories.

Articles by Subject

Exploration

WikiProject Australian history - Exploration of Australia
Main | 1500-1599 | 1600-1699 | 1700-1799 | 1800-1899 | since 1900

Disasters

WikiProject Australian history - Disasters of Australia
Main Page
Natural Disasters
Bushfires | Cyclones | Drought | Earthquakes and Landslides | Floods | Storms | Tsunami | Heatwaves | Winter, snow, and cold | Biological
People and Society Disasters
Chemical | Shipwreck | Transport | Urban fire | Criminal act and massacre | War | Industrial
Australian historiography
Prehistory
Indigenous Australians prior to European Settlement
Statehood and territories
Australia as a Nation
Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
Tasmania
Queensland
Western Australia
Victoria
South Australia
Northern Territory
New Guinea
Institutions
Infrastructure
History of telegraph in Australia * a number of expedition articles and explorations relate to this subject. see Exploration
Culture
Sports
Law and Crime
Economy
Politics
War and Military see Australia, New Zealand and South Pacific military history task force, a task force of WikiProject Military history
Statistics History
Sciences
International Relations
Russian scare
Immigration
Government
Religion
Maritime History - see Wikipedia:WikiProject Australian maritime history
Pioneers

Related pages

Similar WikiProjects

Related Portals

Related Collaborations

Related Regional notice boards

Related groups of Wikipedians

Participants

Userbox: {{User WP AUSTHIST}}

General strategy and discussion forums

Pre-existing standards and consensi: Refer to Wikipedia:WikiProject History for pre-existing standards.

Tasks

1. Add |history=yes to the {{WP Australia}} tags on all the pages at:

2. Create the missing "18XX in Australia" articles listed at Wikipedia:Australian Wikipedians' notice board/19xx in Australia - missing years.

  1. other tasks to be added

Resources

General timelines

Archaeology/Land Surveys

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