Date - 11th June, 2011
Team Contact - JaredNorris
Membership - 248 as of 11 June 2011
Mailing List - ubuntu-au on lists.ubuntu.com with 314 subscribers and 4 moderators
IRC - #ubuntu-au on freenode for on-topic support/discussion, #ubuntu-au-chat for casual chatter
Website - RT submitted to update to allow us to freshen the theme (RT# 16894)
Loco Forum - new team forum added this year
Local CD Distribution - http://ubuntu.net.au/ (Since 2006)
Here you should provide a list of things you plan on doing. Include links to where these are discussed online and on mailing lists.
2011 Planned activities
Software Freedom Day Saturday 17th September 2011 - Events in several cities around the country would be an achievable goal - see http://www.softwarefreedomday.org/ for more information
- Education expo and OpenCeBIT are coming up too.
- Release parties for new releases
Several people have been discussing ideas for holding Ubuntu Hours
Other Team Related
- Joining in the Ubuntu Global Jam planned for September
- Localisation: aiming for 90%+ translation for the en-AU team by the next LTS release - Ubuntu 12.04
2011-01-29 - Heaps of team members and other Canonical ring-ins helped put together a great showing at linux.conf.au. Detailed reports and pictures available at the LCA2011 Brisbane organisation wiki page.
2011-03-10 - Karma Teml and Robyn Cummings organised an Open Source/Linux session at their local neighbourhood centre in Buchan, Victoria where they presented Linux and Ubuntu to the community - details (and pictures!) available on the Ubuntu-AU team website
2011-01-24 - A group of linux.conf.au attendees all took advantage of having a higher than usual concentration of Ubuntu-AU members in the one city at the same time and got together for a night at the Pancake Manor - again details available at the LCA2011 Brisbane organisation wiki page
2011-04-XX - 5 different cities holding release parties for the Natty Narwhal release - photos available on the Ubuntu-AU flickr page.
Melbourne - see the loco.ubuntu.com event page
Other Project Related
2011-04-02 - The team participated in the Ubuntu Global Jam by holding it's own Translation Jam online. This has revived the English Australian translation efforts as a whole.
Team IRC meetings have now been revived and have been run every month since May 2010. We're constantly working on ways to improve attendance and we're now organising them on the team loco.ubuntu.com site.
Team Reports started in November 2010 and can be found on the team wiki page.
2010-01-26 - Paul Schulz manned Open Day booth at linux.conf.au
2010-02-07 - Brisbane: Local Ubuntu meeting see www.ubuntu.com.au
2010-05-08 - Brisbane: Lucid Release
Some members of the team offer to send free burned copies of Ubuntu 10.04 to those requesting them following the Lucid release.
2009-11-01 - Brisbane: Karmic Release see www.ubuntu.com.au
2009-10-29 - Adelaide: Karmic Release see www.ubuntu.com.au
2009-04-25 - Sydney: Jaunty Release see www.ubuntu.com.au
2008-Jan - Ran demo booth at linux.conf.au Open Day.
2008-06-15 - Education Expo - Arranged a quantity of pressed discs from Shipit (incl. Edubuntu add-on) for Linux Australia booth.
2008-Sept - Supplied a quantity of excess discs to the Singapore LoCo for SFD
2008-04-24 - Melbourne: Hardy Release see www.ubuntu.com.au
2008-04-24 - Adelaide Hardy release party
2007-Jan - Ran demo booth at linux.conf.au Open Day
- Provided Ubuntu-on-tap for several days of the conference.
2007-02-25 - Paul Schulz ran a booth at Mawson Lakes IT Discovery Day
2007-03-03 - Bar camp adelaide
2007-05-01 - OpenCeBIT Sydney -- Sridhar Dhanapalan
2007-05-14 - Connecting Up 2007 -- Paul Schulz
2007-Jan - Meet & greet @ linux.conf.au - Attended by 20+ people.
2007-10-18 - Sydney Gutsy Release Party
2007-10-18 - Sydney, Darwin and Mt Gambier gutsy parties
2007-04-20 - Perth Feisty release party
2006-05-1 - Paul Schulz ran a booth at Connecting Up 06
- 2006-Sept - SFD: Melb 1000 dapper cds, Canberra 200 cds.
2006-Jun - Australian translation team announced
2006-Aug - Article in APC Mag
2006-Sept - Mentoring of NZ LoCo announced
2006-09-05 - Team is mentioned in Sydney Morning Herald & The Age
2006-Oct - Local CD distribution launched by Peter Baker
2006-10-26 - Adelaide Edgy Release Party
2006-06-01 - Adelaide Dapper Release Party
2006-06-01 - Sydney dapper party