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==What to bring to linux.conf.au==
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* '''Laptop, phone, camera, chargers etc''' - most people bring a laptop, tablet etc. Free WiFi is available. Many Delegates enjoy hacking, coding and developing together at linux.conf.au.  
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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.  
* '''Sunscreen, sunglasses and a water bottle''' - Geelong, although coastal, can have high summer temperatures. The conference venue is a block from the beach, feel free to bring swimming gear.  
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* '''Clothes and toiletries''' - the conference venue is a block away from a [http://www.westfield.com.au/geelong Westfield shopping centre], so you'll be OK if you forget anything. Remember to bring any medication you may need.
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Please ensure that you list your flight on the [[Airport_arrivals_and_departures_page|Airport arrivals and departures page]].
* '''Identification and if international, your passport''' - for registration purposes, we may need to see identification, and if you're a student, we'll need to see your student card. Geelong has plenty of beer, and in accordance with liquor laws, you may be asked for ID to be served alcohol.
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* '''Cash or card''' - you will likely have some incidental expenses during the conference. There's an ATM (Westpac) at the conference venue, and most nearby venues take card.  
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If you're arriving or departing outside of these times, you may need to make other arrangements.
* '''An appetite''' - Geelong has a magnificent range of eateries and restaurants all within walking distance.
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* [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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* [http://www.avalonairportshuttle.com.au/ Avalon Airport Shuttle] - door to door service from your accommodation to or from Avalon Airport. 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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== To and from the Deakin Student Residences at Waurn Ponds ==
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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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It's important that you're up early in the morning in order to catch the bus to conf!
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== Transport around Geelong ==
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[http://ptv.vic.gov.au/getting-around/local-areas/view/19 Geelong is well serviced by buses, which use the pre-paid Myki system].
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Revision as of 16:58, 12 October 2015

To and from the airport

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.

Please ensure that you list your flight on the Airport arrivals and departures page.

If you're arriving or departing outside of these times, you may need to make other arrangements.

  • 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.
  • Avalon Airport Shuttle - door to door service from your accommodation to or from Avalon Airport. Expect to pay around $45 for a round trip.
  • VLine regional rail to Melbourne - Geelong is around 1 hour by rail from Melbourne. From there, you can catch the Skybus to Melbourne Tullamarine airport (MEL).

To and from the Deakin Student Residences at Waurn Ponds

For those staying at the 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.

It's important that you're up early in the morning in order to catch the bus to conf!

Transport around Geelong

Geelong is well serviced by buses, which use the pre-paid Myki system.



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