Australia

Drupal Australia

Welcome to the central meeting point for Australian Drupal users, developers and business/website owners.
Australia has a number of regular Drupal meet-ups. See Upcoming events below, Group Categories on the right for state/city based content and events, or use the handy ical feed.

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Sydney March 2017 Meetup: Drupal post update hooks, Conversational Forms

Start: 
2017-03-16 18:00 - 21:00 Australia/Sydney
Event type: 
User group meeting

This month we are lucky to have two speakers previewing their presentations for the upcoming DrupalGov conference. Jibran will discuss post_update hooks. Arijit will also look at Conversational Forms and how Drupal forms can be converted to this new interface.

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Training: In depth theming and theme development in Drupal 8 (Canberra)

Start: 
2017-03-29 09:00 - 16:00 Australia/Sydney
Organizers: 
Event type: 
Training (free or commercial)

In depth theming and theme development in Drupal 8

1. Introduction to theming in Drupal 8. Review of standard and contributed themes
2. Using twig in Drupal 8
3. Using bootstrap theme and creating subtheme
4. Debugging and creating templates
5. Drupal 8 theme and preprocess functions
6. Working with CSS and JavaScript
7. Creating standalone theme

Location

QT hotel or National Library of Australia (TBC)
Canberra, ACT 2601

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Training: Drupal 8 development environments using Docker containers (Canberra)

Start: 
2017-03-28 09:00 - 16:00 Australia/Brisbane
Organizers: 
Event type: 
Training (free or commercial)

Drupal 8 development environments using Docker containers

1. Introduction to Docker and Docker Compose
2. Creating and managing MySQL and phpMySQL containers (multiple dbs, users)
3. Creating php container and linking it to database
4. Adding composer to php container and installing Drupal
5. Using Drupal in docker (source control, drush, adding modules using composer)
6. Extending Drupal with Drupal Console and codeception
7. Debugging Drupal

Location

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DrupalGov 2017

Start: 
2017-03-27 08:30 - 17:30 Australia/Melbourne
Organizers: 
Event type: 
Drupalcamp or Regional Summit

DrupalGov returns to Canberra in 2017 on the 27th of March. This year the event will be held at the QT Hotel in Canberra, and we're aiming to get over 250 attendees. That's not the only thing we're excited about, we potentially have a couple of amazing keynotes coming through, something for everyone.

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Drupal 8 Media Management and Analytics

Start: 
2017-01-19 18:00 - 21:00 Australia/Sydney
Event type: 
User group meeting

Kick off 2017 with a good variety of Drupal presentations covering Drupal 8 media management, analytics, accessibility and how to build a Display Suite plugin.

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Sydney / Drupal intro for non-techies and beginners

Start: 
2016-12-29 15:00 - 18:00 Australia/Sydney
Organizers: 
Event type: 
Training (free or commercial)

I am running a Drupal intro session for a couple of my friends in Sydney.

It's free so everyone is welcome to join us. If you know someone who might benefit let them know!

Title:
Introduction of Drupal to non-techies and beginners

Content:
I will introduce Drupal and explain how it could be used as a web application builder.

The audience could be:
- Businesses with online presence or online workflow
- Community managers
- Students
- Drupal Beginners

After the theory bit, you get to build your own web application if you have brought your computer!

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Private Files

Hello everyone.
I'll just post this here and if its not the place I guess you'll let me know, and i'll wander back into the labyrinth that is Drupal proper. I'm loath to disturb the core gods so thought I might ask here.

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govCMS AMA from the govCMS team Department of Finance

Start: 
2016-12-07 18:15 Australia/Sydney
Organizers: 
rli
Event type: 
User group meeting

For the last meetup in 2016, Mr Nathan Wall the head of govCMS from Department of Finance will bring us an AMA (Ask Me Anything) session about govCMS. A list of questions have been collected from the community in previous meetup:

  • What is the roadmap for govCMS ?
  • When are we going to have Drupal 8 in govCMS ?
  • What are the current tasks in govCMS team and what are the priorities ?
  • What is the role of the govCMS team?
  • Does the govCMS team maintain the project?
  • How can the Drupal community contribute to the project?
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    VladimirAus's picture

    Drupal Global Training Day Brisbane (Beginners and Intermediate)

    Start: 
    2016-12-03 09:00 - 17:00 Australia/Brisbane
    Organizers: 
    Event type: 
    Training (free or commercial)

    Drupal is one of the most popular content management systems to build websites.
    Drupal global training day aims to introduce Drupal to wider audience.
    Workshops will give you in depth knowledge of Drupal website building and understanding of basic concepts.

    ========================================
    Drupal 8 introduction
    Length: 3 hours
    Goal: Learn basics of Drupal 8 site building
    Agenda: Building cinema website using Drupal 8
    - Drupal: installation
    - Drupal: taxonomies
    - Drupal: content types
    - Website: homepage
    - Drupal: content types
    - Website: basic pages

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    Drupal Brisbane Monthly Meetup

    Start: 
    2016-11-08 18:00 - 21:00 Australia/Brisbane
    Event type: 
    User group meeting

    Rooftop Terrace, Wesley House
    Level 9 / 140 Ann St, Brisbane

    Spectacular and fully accessible CBD venue overlooking King George Square. (NB: $5 parking available after 4:30pm in BCC's King George Square Carpark)
    XCHANGE
    Drupal Brisbane Meetups:-

    • Earlier starting time: 6:30pm

    • Beers of the month: update pending m

    • Please complete the RSVP form, incl. if you're NOT coming, and if you ARE coming esp. Q2 & Q3 to assist with catering.

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