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Who ausglam.space is for

This is a Mastodon instance primarily for Australasian Galleries, Libraries, Archives, Museums and Records people, and anyone else who wants to hang out with them. Loosely associated with newCardigan

Code of Conduct

ausglam.space attempts to provide an environment where everyone is welcome.

We are a diverse community from a wide range of backgrounds and interests. To ensure that everyone has an enjoyable and enriching experience, please bring a spirit of respect and friendly inquiry to all your interactions.

We are dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, education, income, ability, physical appearance, body size, ethnicity, or religion.

Be awesome. Be polite and friendly to everyone in the community.

Be welcoming. ausglam.space is a community that welcomes and supports people of all backgrounds and identities. Everyone is welcome.

Be respectful. Our community comes from a range of backgrounds and experience levels. Listen and support others to learn. Remember that everyone has their own field of expertise.

Be kind. Be careful in the words that you choose. Do not insult or put down other tooters. Endeavour to make your language inclusive.

Be forgiving. People sometimes make mistakes. Please assume that tooters and admins are acting with the best intentions. If you choose to engage with them regarding something you feel is inappropriate or unfair, aim to be diplomatic and forgiving.

Let us know. If you’re not sure about something or have a concern, feel free to ask @hugh or report an abusive user.

Be nice or choose another instance.

ausglam.space is dedicated to providing an enjoyable, safe, and harassment-free experience for everyone at our events and in our spaces. We do not tolerate harassment or discrimination of community members in any form. Tooters violating these rules may be cautioned, silenced or suspended from ausglam.space.


Harassment includes, but is not limited to:

  • offensive comments related to gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race or ethnicity, religion, or other personal attributes or identities
  • unwelcome comments regarding a person’s lifestyle choices and practices
  • sexual images without a clear content warning
  • deliberate intimidation
  • threats of violence or incitements to violence against an individual or group
  • violating any ausglam.space policy
  • sustained attacks on someone’s project, work or idea

Sometimes a comment one person thinks is innocuous is offensive to someone else. If someone tells you they find your language or comments offensive, please take that on board graciously.

If we ask participants to stop any harassing behaviour they are expected to comply immediately. Any ausglam.space member can issue a warning to a participant that their behaviour violates the community’s anti-harassment policy.

If a member engages in harassing behaviour, the admins may take any action they deem appropriate, including warning the offender, silencing them, or in extreme cases, banning them from ausglam.space.

These rules are based on the newCardigan Code of Conduct. You should join them too :-)

Image credits

Hero image:
"a_a0280 - 1949 - Trans-Australian Railway engine C66" by ChrisBearADL is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
Mascot image:
"Stripper Harvester - H.V. McKay, 'Sunshine' Harvester, Ballarat, Victoria, 1906" is licensed under CC BY 4.0