There will be a 1 day Linux Workshop at the University of Wollongong campus on Saturday, the 25th of September. The event will be run by the SITACS Students Society and the Sydney Linux Users Group. Entrance is $5 with pizza and coke lunch. Wollongong Uni is situated about 10 mins from the North Wollongong station, about 90 mins by train and a bit less by car from Sydney.
More information about the talks can be found here:
The event is open for participants and volunteers. More experienced users can go around answering questions and helping participants who will be bringing their machines to uni.
Should you need assistance in directions you can send me an email at cs83 at uow.edu.au