Presented by

  • Julien Goodwin

    Julien Goodwin

    By day Julien is a Site Reliability Engineer at Google in Sydney. In the evenings Julien plays with atomic clocks, electronics design, photography, audio recording and more. Julien was on the 2019 & 2020 Linux Australia Councils, and part of the 2008 team.

  • Sae Ra Germaine

    Sae Ra Germaine

    Sae Ra is a strong advocate for IT and Open Source in the Library industry. She is currently serving as Director on the board of Internet Australia and President of Linux Australia and is also on several advisory groups driving change towards Open Source. Sae Ra advocates for all things technological in the world of libraries. She is surrounded by books (literally) in a world that desperately needs move into the digital space. Libraries have a huge role to play in IT, and Sae Ra is determined to help them make the most of it. Sae Ra has also been on the core team for Ballarat LCA 2012, Geelong LCA 2016 and was a core organiser of the OpenGLAM miniconf in 2018 and 2020 ?


Linux Australia is the parent organisation for, many Australian Linux User Groups, and supports other groups and events. This presentation will cover why Linux Australia exists, what we do, and how you can work with us to support the Open Source community in Australia and beyond.