For all you folks based in Sydney you should totally come to this free event that General Assembly and WDW are putting on.
The panel of Buzz Usborne (Head of Design, Campaign Monitor), Luke Goodman (Senior Interaction Design Consultant, Bilue), Chris Wright (Freelance Front-End Web Developer) and myself will look at the intersection of design and development.
Developers will be encouraged to understand the fundamentals of design and designers will be encouraged to learn a bit of code. The take away will be the importance of skilling up across disciplines to create a better web.
The event is on the 13th of August in the Sydney CBD. I hope you can make it.