User:JamesBromberger/Perth Linux Users Group

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Perth Linux Users Group, Inc (PLUG) is a Linux User Group based in Perth, Western Australia. It is loosely affiliated with Linux Australia. As at 2012 it is the only Linux User Group in Western Australia.


PLUG started in the mid 1990s, and was incorporated as a non-profit association on the 14th September 1998[1].

In 2003 PLUG hosted the national Linux conference,, at The University of Western Australia.

Activities and Events[edit]

PLUG holds a monthly presentation, often at Lotteries House City West at 2 Delhi Street, West Perth. This is often given by a PLUG member, or a well known personality within the Linux and Open Source community, and occasionally an interstate or international guest.

PLUG also holds a social gathering every two months at a pub; there is normally no organised speaker, and it is purely a social gathering.

From time to time, other events such as Installfests, Quiz Nights, Information Seminars and Workshops.

Current Committee[edit]

As at April 2012, the Committee of PLUG is[2]:

  • President: James Bromberger
  • Vice President: Euan de Kock
  • Treasurer: Nick Banon
  • Secretary: Peter Lyons
  • Ordinary Committee Members:
    • Alastair Irvine
    • Craig Inches
    • Luke Johns


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