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==To and from the airport==
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There's plenty to do at linux.conf.au, and the surround Geelong region.
  
Buses will be provided to and from Melbourne Tullamarine airport (MEL), and depending on numbers, also to and from Avalon airport (AVV) on Sunday 31st January and Saturday 6th February.
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Please ensure that you list your flight on the [[Airport_arrivals_and_departures_page|Airport arrivals and departures page]].
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==Hallway track ==
  
If you're arriving or departing outside of these times, you may need to make other arrangements.
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One of the most beneficial parts of linux.conf.au is the 'hallway track' - where lots of conversations, exchange of ideas, and building of friendships occurs.  
  
* [http://gull.com.au/ Gull Bus] - goes between Geelong and Melbourne Tullamarine (MEL) airport. The nearest stop is Geelong train station, which is a 10 minute walk from the conference venue. Expect to pay around $55 for a round trip.
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==Things to do in and around Geelong==
* [http://www.avalonairportshuttle.com.au/ Avalon Airport Shuttle] - door to door service from your accommodation to or from Avalon Airport (AVV - Sydney only). Expect to pay around $45 for a round trip.
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* [http://www.vline.com.au/ VLine regional rail to Melbourne] - Geelong is around 1 hour by rail from Melbourne. From there, you can catch the [http://www.skybus.com.au/ Skybus] to Melbourne Tullamarine airport (MEL).
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* public transport from [http://melbourneairport.com.au/to-from-the-airport/other-bus-services/overview.html Melbourne Tullamarine airport] (requires [https://www.mymyki.com.au/ myki card] only) - [https://www.ptv.vic.gov.au/route/view/7531 901 bus] to Broadmeadows station, [https://www.ptv.vic.gov.au/timetables/linemain/3 metropolitan train] to Southern Cross station, [https://www.ptv.vic.gov.au/timetables/linemain/1745 country train] to Geelong railway station
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== To and from the Deakin Student Residences at Waurn Ponds ==
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Geelong has plenty to do in and around the CBD, and further afield to the Bellarine Peninsula.
  
For those staying at the [http://www.deakin.edu.au/residences Deakin Student Residences at Waurn Ponds], we will be running shuttles to and from the conference venue at Deakin University Waterfront Campus, around 15km away.
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===Tourist attractions in and around Geelong CBD===
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* [http://www.geelongaustralia.com.au/nwm National Wool Museum]
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* [http://www.centralgeelong.com.au/ Central Geelong attractions]
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* [http://www.geelongaustralia.com.au/carousel/default.aspx The Carousel]
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* [http://www.geelongaustralia.com.au/gbg Geelong Botanic Gardens]
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* [http://www.geelongaustralia.com.au/parks/item/easternbeach.aspx Eastern Beach]
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* [http://www.geelonggallery.org.au/ Geelong Art Gallery]
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* [http://www.grlc.vic.gov.au/glhc Geelong Library and Heritage Centre]
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* [http://www.deakin.edu.au/library/special-collections Alfred Deakin Prime Ministerial Library]
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* [http://www.visitgeelongbellarine.com.au/ Visit Geelong and the Bellarine]
  
It's important that you're up early in the morning in order to catch the bus to conf!
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===Tourist attractions further afield===
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* [https://littlecreatures.com.au/ Little Creatures Brewery, South Geelong]
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* [http://rockadventures.com.au/ The Rock Adventure centre (rock climbing), West Geelong]
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* [http://powerhousegeelong.com/ Powerhouse Industrial art complex, North Geelong]
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* [http://www.winegeelong.com.au/wineries/ Geelong and Bellarine Wineries]
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* [http://www.adventurepark.com.au/ Adventure Park, Wallington]
  
== Transport around Geelong ==
 
 
[http://ptv.vic.gov.au/getting-around/local-areas/view/19 Geelong is well serviced by buses, which use the pre-paid Myki system].
 
 
You probably want [https://ptv.vic.gov.au/timetables/linemain/8633 Route 41.]
 
  
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NOTE: In order to reduce alcohol-fuelled violence, many nightclubs around Geelong enforce ID scanning upon entry.
  
 
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Revision as of 15:51, 21 December 2015

There's plenty to do at linux.conf.au, and the surround Geelong region.

What events are on at linux.conf.au?

Hallway track

One of the most beneficial parts of linux.conf.au is the 'hallway track' - where lots of conversations, exchange of ideas, and building of friendships occurs.

Things to do in and around Geelong

Geelong has plenty to do in and around the CBD, and further afield to the Bellarine Peninsula.

Tourist attractions in and around Geelong CBD

Tourist attractions further afield


NOTE: In order to reduce alcohol-fuelled violence, many nightclubs around Geelong enforce ID scanning upon entry.



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