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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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== Miniconf CFPs ==
  
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[https://linux.conf.au/programme/miniconfs Miniconf page on linux.conf.au]
  
==Quarantine restrictions==
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Mini conferences will run on the Monday and Tuesday of LCA 2016. The call for papers for these are handled individually by the organisers of each conference.
  
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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Here's a list of the open CFPs, with close dates and links. If you are attending LCA and have a ticket, why not throw in a proposal? [https://linux.conf.au/register/info You can also buy a single miniconf ticket].  
  
For more information, see [http://www.australia.gov.au/information-and-services/passports-and-travel/customs-and-quarantine Australian customs and quarantine information].
 
  
==Australian and Victorian laws==
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=== Open Call for Proposals ===  
  
===Drink driving===
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Multimedia - Open - Closes January 18 [http://www.annodex.org/events/lca2016_mmm/index.php/Main/CallForPapers  Multimedia Call for Papers]
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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Documentation - Open - Closes ?? [http://lca2016docsminiconf-schwarzgeraet.rhcloud.com/ Documentation Call for Papers]
The legal age of majority in Australia is 18 years.  
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===Same sex couples===
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Kernel - Open - Closes January 20 [https://docs.google.com/forms/d/148SieC6vmAxJZ3R5Lz5e1Mb0IM06LNSCt6WNVEwYFcs/viewform Kernel Call for Papers]
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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=== Other Miniconfs ===
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Open Cloud - Closed
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Functional Programming - Closed
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SysAdmin - Closed
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Open Radio - Closed
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Open Source and Bio - Closed
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Open Knowledge - Closed
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Open Hardware - No CFP
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Community Leadership - No CFP
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=== Miniconf Schedules ===

Revision as of 11:59, 7 January 2016

Miniconf CFPs

Miniconf page on linux.conf.au

Mini conferences will run on the Monday and Tuesday of LCA 2016. The call for papers for these are handled individually by the organisers of each conference.

Here's a list of the open CFPs, with close dates and links. If you are attending LCA and have a ticket, why not throw in a proposal? You can also buy a single miniconf ticket.


Open Call for Proposals

Multimedia - Open - Closes January 18 Multimedia Call for Papers

Documentation - Open - Closes ?? Documentation Call for Papers

Kernel - Open - Closes January 20 Kernel Call for Papers


Other Miniconfs

Open Cloud - Closed

Functional Programming - Closed

SysAdmin - Closed

Open Radio - Closed

Open Source and Bio - Closed

Open Knowledge - Closed

Open Hardware - No CFP

Community Leadership - No CFP

Miniconf Schedules