Local Joomla User Groups (JUGs) are a great way to meet new people, get help with a project or share your own knowledge with other Joomla users.  There are many JUGs around Australia - some a little more active than others - full of enthusiastic people willing to share their experience and resource.

You do not need any special qualifications to join; JUGs include people who are beginners as well as those who have been using Joomla for years.   The Joomla Community website has some useful information regarding Joomla User Groups.

Find out more about upcoming Joomla meet-ups in your area, and come and join the fun:

A number of our Australian JUGs now regularly stream their sessions using the Joomla! Australia Facebook Page and Joomla! Australia YouTube channel. Follow us today!

If there is no JUG in your area then why not start your own group? You don't need to be a Joomla expert; you just need to be enthusiastic, find a suitable venue and arrange your first get-together.  Also, if you are considering starting a group, post about it on our forum and you will be able to connect with other community members who can help you out.