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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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There's plenty to do at linux.conf.au, and the surround Geelong region.
  
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==Weather==
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==Hallway track ==
  
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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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.  
  
==Quarantine restrictions==
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==Things to do in and around Geelong==
  
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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Geelong has plenty to do in and around the CBD, and further afield to the Bellarine Peninsula.  
  
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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===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]
  
==Australian and Victorian laws==
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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]
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* [http://www.visitgreatoceanroad.org.au/ Great Ocean Road]
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* [https://beachsafe.org.au/beach/vic283B Regional Beaches]
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* [http://www.visitvictoria.com/Regions/Geelong-and-the-Bellarine/Destinations Government tourism site]
  
===Drink driving===
 
Australia has very strict drink driving laws. The legal limit for blood alcohol concentration is 0.05 and this is strictly policed.
 
  
===Liquor===
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NOTE: In order to reduce alcohol-fuelled violence, many nightclubs around Geelong enforce ID scanning upon entry.  
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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Latest revision as of 19:16, 30 January 2016

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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