The 2020 Australian Computer Society’s indigenous IT student scholarship has been awarded to Warren Faulkner from the Northern Territory. The $5,000 ACS scholarship supports and showcases Indigenous achievement in information technology studies. Faulkner began a Bachelor of Information Technology course at Charles Darwin University in 2017 after 24 years in the tech industry, including… Read more »
Sydney startups co-working space Harbour City Labs has a new Head of Growth, Dr Khimji Vaghjiani (pictured). A 30-year veteran of innovation and entrepreneurship in sectors as diverse as banking, telecommunications, defence, manufacturing, energy, government and academia, as well as in numerous startups, Dr Vaghjiani is a former Australian Innovator of the Year nominee.… Read more »
As CEO of River City Labs (RCL) Peta Ellis knows a thing or two about startups. Now Ellis will be bringing her extraordinary skills to the the Sydney startup scene as River City Labs launches a local chapter at swank new premises in Barangaroo.
ACS, the professional association for Australia’s ICT sector has launched Artificial Intelligence: A Starter Guide to the Future of Business, encouraging all Aussie businesses to embrace the use of artificial intelligence (AI).
Australian Computer Society acquires River City Labs with promise to invest $7.5 million over three years
Four months on from Steve Baxter announcing his intentions to sell Brisbane coworking community River City Labs, the Australian Computer Society (ACS) has won the bid, becoming owner and operator of River City Labs Group with the promise to invest $7.5 million in growing its operations over the next three years. In acquiring the hub,… Read more »
The Australian ICT workforce grew 3.5 percent to 663,100 from 2016 to 2017 and the demand will keep growing, with the Australian economy forecast to require another 100,000 workers by 2023.
The Australian Computer Society is doubling its efforts with startups, launching an accelerator program and “collaborative workspaces” for members.
For shadow minister for the digital economy, Ed Husic the biggest moonshot for Australia “is to actually have moonshots”.
Scott Morrison warned today that the tech sector must do more to explain the benefits of leveraging technology to wider Australia.