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If you're travelling to Australia from overseas, we've put together some handy information to help make your journey a smooth one.  
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==Food at linux.conf.au==
  
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While morning and afternoon teas will be provided at the conference, you will need to make your own arrangements for lunch, and most evening meals. To help with this, we've provided a run down below of food and beverage venues.
  
==Weather==
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===Around Deakin University Geelong Waterfront Campus===
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* [https://food.deakin.edu.au/outlets/47 Waterfront kitchen]
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* [https://www.facebook.com/BesideThePointCafe?rf=108805882534822 Beside the Point cafe]
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* [http://kinggeorgefishandgrill.com.au/ King George Fish and Grill]
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* [http://www.geelongboathouse.com.au/ Geelong Boat House]
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* [http://www.maxhotelgeelong.com.au/ The Max Hotel]
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* [http://dennyskitchen.com.au/ Denny's kitchen]
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===Around Geelong CBD===
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* [http://www.westfield.com.au/geelong Westfield Geelong - large food court, several eateries]
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* [http://www.blackbulltapas.com.au Black Bull Tapas]
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===Around Deakin University Geelong Waurn Ponds Student Residences===
  
Australian summers are hot. You '''must''' wear sunscreen, and remain hydrated. At a rough guide, you will need to drink at least 2 litres of water per day during summer.  
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The Residential Units are self-catering. '''You will need to provide your own breakfast'''.  
  
==Quarantine restrictions==
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* [http://waurnpondshotel.com.au/ Waurn Ponds Hotel]
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* [http://www.waurnpondssc.com.au/ Waurn Ponds shopping centre]
  
Australia has some of the strongest quarantine laws in the world. '''You cannot bring fresh fruit, meats, animal products and many other items into the country'''.
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===Ensuring dietary requirements are catered for===
 
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We understand that many people have specialist dietary requirements. To ensure we can cater to these, you '''must''' indicate them on your Registration.
For more information, see [http://www.australia.gov.au/information-and-services/passports-and-travel/customs-and-quarantine Australian customs and quarantine information].
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==Australian and Victorian laws==
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===Drink driving===
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Australia has very strict drink driving laws. The legal limit for blood alcohol concentration is 0.05 and this is strictly policed.
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===Liquor===
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The legal age of majority in Australia is 18 years.  
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===Same sex couples===
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While same sex marriage is not legal in Australia, society and most businesses are very tolerant and welcoming of same sex partners.
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The [http://linux.conf.au/register/code_of_conduct Conference Code of Conduct] is designed to foster an inclusive and welcoming environment.
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Revision as of 09:49, 3 October 2015

Food at linux.conf.au

While morning and afternoon teas will be provided at the conference, you will need to make your own arrangements for lunch, and most evening meals. To help with this, we've provided a run down below of food and beverage venues.

Around Deakin University Geelong Waterfront Campus

Around Geelong CBD

Around Deakin University Geelong Waurn Ponds Student Residences

The Residential Units are self-catering. You will need to provide your own breakfast.

Ensuring dietary requirements are catered for

We understand that many people have specialist dietary requirements. To ensure we can cater to these, you must indicate them on your Registration.