First Mac Academy Opens in Sydney

The first Mac Academy in Sydneyis inner city suburb of Darlinghurst has opened, according to ARN News

The goal of the new facility is to provide customers with high-tech learning and support on Apple products, as well as those of its vendor partners, including Microsoft, Macromedia and Adobe.

Apple Centre Taylor Square director, Ben Morgan, said it had received 350 pre-registrations for membership to the Academy prior to its launch on August 13. 35 people have signed up since launch.

Membership to the Academy is priced at $199 per year for the general public, or $99 for Taylor Square Apple Centre customers. It includes free access to demos and training sessions from Apple and its partners, as well as the refreshments bar, repairs centre and technical support.