The 2015 Intersect Resource Allocation Round (RAR) (a merit-based system by which researchers can gain fully-subsidised access to HPC facilities) is now available.
More information is available here.
Due to a power outage this morning all compute nodes in kc06 up to kc09 lost power and were rebooted. Any jobs running on those nodes will need to be resubmitted.
UNSW IT are upgrading network switches on the 13th and 14th of September. Katana will be intermittently unavailable externally and jobs relying on license servers may experience issues.
If you aren't familiar or comfortable with Linux then linuxcommand.org is a good place to start with lots of interesting information.