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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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Please refer to [http://linux.conf.au/register/accommodation the main accommodation page on the linux.conf.au site].
  
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You '''must''' book your own accommodation.
  
==Weather==
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Accommodation is particularly tight on the night of Saturday 30th January due to a major sporting event in Geelong on that day. We strongly advise that you arrange travel to arrive in Geelong on Sunday 31st January due to the demand for accommodation on the evening of Saturday 30th January. Do not leave it to the last minute to arrange hotel accommodation!
  
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.
 
  
==Quarantine restrictions==
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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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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 09:36, 12 October 2015

Please refer to the main accommodation page on the linux.conf.au site.

You must book your own accommodation.

Accommodation is particularly tight on the night of Saturday 30th January due to a major sporting event in Geelong on that day. We strongly advise that you arrange travel to arrive in Geelong on Sunday 31st January due to the demand for accommodation on the evening of Saturday 30th January. Do not leave it to the last minute to arrange hotel accommodation!



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