2013 Member Survey

The results of our 2013 Member Survey are now available. The key findings were;

  • We need to encourage younger members and students to join Linux Australia
  • We need to keep linux.conf.au affordable
  • We have a large cohort of retiree members who have needs we are not meeting
  • We can do more advocacy work in Australia
  • There is generally high confidence in Council


About Linux Australia

Linux Australia is the peak body for Open Source communities in Australia. Linux Australia represents approximately 5000 Australian users and developers of Free Software and Open Technologies, and facilitates internationally-renowned events including linux.conf.au -- Australasia's grassroots Free and Open Source Software Conference.

Linux Australia is voluntarily bound by the principles embodied by its statement of values and the articles of association, and undertakes to operate at all times in an open, transparent and democratic manner.

  • Individuals who join Linux Australia directly participate in online discussions on mailing lists covering a range of topics and user communities. The Committee regularly posts reports and minutes, and makes personal contact with local Linux User Groups.
  • Members of Linux Australia participate in sub-committees and special interest groups, organise events or stand for election to the Linux Australia council
  • Linux Australia Members may submit applications for funding for projects relevant to or beneficial to the Australian FOSS community under the grants programme.
  • Linux Australia facilitates the organisation of linux.conf.au, a premier international Linux conference, in a different Australasian city each year.
  • Linux Australia assists with the organisation of associated open source conferences.

Linux Australia membership is free and anyone can join. Join Linux Australia Now!