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Location of Sydney
Location of Sydney

Sydney is located on the South Eastern coast of Australia. It is Australia's largest and oldest city with a urban area population of about 4.3 million and a population of approximately 146 thousand people in the city centre.

Upcoming Sydney Perl Mongers meetings: Note: Sydney.pm meetings may be varied to accommodate visiting presenters; please subscribe to the Sydney.pm mailing list for latest meeting announcements.


User Groups

Sydney is home to the Sydney Perl Mongers as well as many other very active groups such as Sydney Linux Users Group.

User Groups - Software Development

Group name Description Interests
Sydney.pm Sydney Perl Mongers perl, pugs, Perl frameworks
SydPHP Sydney PHP User Group php
SyPy Sydney Python User Group python
Sydney RUG Sydney Ruby Users Group Ruby, Ruby on Rails
RoRo Ruby on Rails Oceania Ruby on Rails
SyXPac Sydney's XP Activity Club extreme programming, geek night "hack-a-thons"
.NET user groups NSW .NET User Groups Microsoft .NET

User Groups - Operating Systems

Group name Description Interests
SLUG Sydney Linux Users Group linux, open source, crop circles, ... includes numerous Special Interest Groups (SIGs)
HVLUG Hunter Valley Linux Users Group linux etc
KSLUG Kempsey Shire Linux Users Group linux etc
SMUG Sydney Mac Users Group Mac, OS X
SOSUG Sydney Open Solaris Users Group OpenSolaris
BUGS BSD User Group FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD, ..

User Groups - Database Servers

Group name Description Interests
ASSUG Australian SQL Server User Group Microsoft SQL Server
sydpug Sydney PostgreSQL User Group PostgreSQL
MySQL UG Sydney MySQL Users Group MySQL

User Groups - Commercial Solutions

Group name Description Interests
dreamforce Sydney Dreamforce User Group salesforce.com
Sydney VFP UG Sydney Visual FoxPro User Group Microsoft Visual FoxPro
Syd Biz BizTalk Community Sydney Microsoft BizTalk and related products
SharePoint Sydney SharePoint User Group SharePoint and related products

User Groups - Other

Group name Description Interests
SAGE-AU System Administrators Guild of Australia System administration
SydneyPC Sydney PC Users Group PC Users Group, various SIGs.
SCHUG Southern Highlands Computer Users Group PC Users Group
CompSoc UNSW Computing Students' Society Linux installfests, support and other CS activities.
CM Pros Content Management Professionals Meets in Sydney and Melbourne