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Australian Computer Society members just voted to make their association a company

- October 25, 2019 2 MIN READ

ACS members have voted to become a company in major overhaul of the organisation’s governance. The association for Australia’s technology profession held a Special General Meeting to vote on the changes today with 75.1% of eligible voting members backing the plan to move to change the governance  and the organisation’s name to the ‘Australian Computer… Read more »

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A Navy veteran has won the ACS’s $5000 indigenous scholarship

- August 30, 2019 < 1 MIN READ

  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 »

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Sydney’s Harbour City Labs has a new head of growth

- June 12, 2019 < 1 MIN READ

  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 »

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Australian Computer Society acquires River City Labs with promise to invest $7.5 million over three years

- September 7, 2018 2 MIN READ

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 »