TasICT's policy statement for this year's election undertook to advocate for the areas and issues that matter to our membership. While we have not got everything we wanted, we will continue ..
Dean Winter has been appointed as TasICT's CEO. Since he last led TasICT almost three years ago, Dean has worked with leading Australian telecommunications providers iiNet, TPG and Optus. Ta ..
Once a year, our State convenes for the major event on the ICT calendar. The conference will highlight new technologies, provide engaging educational seminars & create business opportunities t ..
TasICT would like to congratulate The Yield Technology Solutions (Project: Sensing+)- Winners at the 2017 National iAwards! We would also like to congratulate ..
On September 21 2017 TasICT hosted a successful Generations event at Wrest Point Convention Centre with presenters Will Kestin and Special Guest John Macleod, IBM’s Internet of Thi ..
On August 22 2017 TasICT President Stuart Mitchell and TasICT CEO Will Kestin met with Premier Hodgman, Minister Ferguson, Craig Clark, Maria Dalla-Fontana on future funding and government support ..
On July 6 2017 TasICT CEO Will Kestin attended the Digital Careers Board meeting at the CSIRO. ..
On June 29 2017 TasICT’s CEO Will Kestin attended Rosny College to present on our IT’s Your Career program. The presentation was attended by around 75 students and 5 teachers. ..
On June 27 2017 TasICT and TT Line hosted a student tour of TT Line’s facilities. Around 80 TAFE Students and 3 teachers from Devonport and Burnie were in attendance. TT Line presented on em ..
On June 26 2017 TasICT CEO Will Kestin was interviewed by UTAS Radio. Will discussed TasICT’s IT’s Your Career program as well as participating in a general Q & A session. ..
Congratulations to Biteable, Sense-T and the CSIRO, Winners and Merit Recipients at the 2016 National iAwards. To see the full list of winners and merit recipie ..
TasICT appointed Mr William Kestin in the new role of CEO of the organisation. This progression builds on the exceptional work of Dean Winter, who left TasICT as its Executive Officer at the ..
I recently read a piece in The Advocate newspaper (http://www.theadvocate.com.au/story/3046015/somerset-connects-to-nbn/?cs=87) regarding the activation of the NBN in the North West town of Somer ..
The announcement that the Victorian Liberal Party is now embracing ride-sharing technology, Uber (http://www.9news.com.au/national/2015/04/21/17/49/opposition-urges-victorian-government-to-embrace ..
In 2015 the number of ICT jobs in Australia is expected to reach 350,000, which is double 1999 levels. Yet over that period ICT enrolments in training and education have fallen by 55%. TasICT ..
TasICT Executive Officer, Dean Winter, said the Auditor General's Security of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure (http://www.audit.tas.gov.au/media/Security-of-ICT-Infr ..
The rollout of online pass technology by the Parks and Wildlife Service is an excellent example of the Tasmanian Government responding to consumer demand, TasICT Executive Officer, Dean Winter sai ..
TasICT President, Jared Hill, today welcomed Vodafone's commitment to Tasmania. "Vodafone is a critical Tasmanian employer," Mr Hill said. "It was never going to be economic for Vodafone to ..
Longer Delays Tasmania’s NBN completion date has been pushed out by up to five years despite now being slated to receive the inferior, cheaper, easier to build FttN technology, TasICT Ex ..
The Tasmanian ICT Awards were yet another example of a booming Tasmanian industry sector, with a record number of nominations (39 across all categories) and a sold out awards night. “O ..
TasICT Executive Officer, Dean Winter, today welcomed the appointment of Mr John Perry as Co-ordinator General. “Like other business sectors, TasICT, has been interested in the creation ..
TasICT Executive Officer, Dean Winter, said Minister for Communications, Malcolm Turnbull, needs to outline the case for the completing the Tasmanian fibre NBN with Fibre to the Node (FttN). & ..
Minister Malcolm Turnbull today visits Tasmania for the first time since he became Minister for Communications. TasICT Executive Officer, Dean Winter, said the future of Tasmania’s NBN r ..
NBN Co’s weekly rollout statistics show Tasmania is experiencing the slowest NBN rollout of any Australian jurisdiction. Since 18 May 2014, NBN Co’s statistics show just 19 additio ..
TasICT Executive Officer, Dean Winter, today said NBN Co had no applicable construction or connection targets for its Tasmanian NBN rollout. “A month ago, NBN Co CEO Bill Morrow said 4 ..
NBN Co CEO, Bill Morrow, is in Hobart today and should outline the issues facing the Tasmanian NBN rollout, and how he plans to fix it. The NBN rollout in Tasmania was to be completed by the e ..
The NBN rollout is up in the air yet again. NBN Co’s on again, off-again relationship with its lead contractor appears to be in trouble. Timeline 26 March 2012 (http://www.visi ..
TasICT Executive Officer, Dean Winter, today welcomed the State Liberal Government’s delivery of its ICT sector election promises. The Budget delivers on the promises the Liberals made i ..
The State Government has removed the ICT investment fund from the Budget. “The $28 million Information Communications Technology Fund was set up to overhaul department and agency ..
TasICT Executive Officer, Dean Winter, said he was disappointed the APX-Central project was not funded in the 2014-15 Tasmanian Budget. The APX Central project would link Tasmania to Singapor ..
Tasmanian ICT businesses are feeling confident about the future as they continue perform strongly. Confidence · The respondents represented businesses employing over 5,000 people · Around 50% ..
TASICT Executive Officer, Dean Winter, today questioned NBN Co’s progress connecting Hobart multi-dwelling units (MDUs). “We’re now aware of at least five Hobart CBD buildin ..
Global digital video technology giant, DivX is coming to Tasmania. DivX Chief Technology Officer, Eric Grab, will be in Tasmania for four days in August, primarily to speak at the 2014 Tasman ..
CommSec Chief Economist, Craig James' call for the abolition of payroll tax is an example of the kind of economic leadership desperately needed from the new Tasmanian Government. TASICT Execut ..
NBN Co has today outlined 'new' Tasmanian suburbs to be added to its rollout maps. However, most areas are not 'new' at all because they were listed as 'under construction' as recently as this ..
TASICT Executive Officer, Dean Winter, today said the Tasmanian NBN rollout is failing. “This time last year, contractual disputes and asbestos issues meant Tasmania’s fibre NBN ro ..
NBNco’s own figures show the Tasmanian NBN fibre build is in reverse. TASICT Executive Officer, Dean Winter, said the latest statistics showed that at 30 June NBNco had passed 38,310 pre ..
TASICT Executive Officer, Dean Winter, today congratulated the State Government on its deal to secure Qantas jobs in Tasmania. "The Qantas deal again proves payroll tax relief is a key compone ..
The Tasmanian Hospitality Association’s (THA) calls to add heavy regulation to Airbnb-style accommodation is a cynical attack on new market entrants who don’t fit its conventional memb ..
TASICT Executive Officer, Dean Winter, today called on the State Government to consolidate its excellent work in attracting call centre investment to the state by outlining a state-wide call centr ..
“This is one of the most exciting projects Tasmania has seen for a very long time. It has the potential to open Tasmania up to a whole range of new economic opportunities not previously ava ..
The Aurora NBN trial is a possible solution to the north-west coast’s broadband frustrations, Tasmania’s peak body for the ICT sector said today. TASICT Executive Officer, Dean Win ..
The same payroll tax incentives offered to Vodafone should be offered to Qantas call centre operations in Tasmania. “Payroll tax relief has been proven, time and time again, to be the k ..
TASICT Executive Officer, Dean Winter, today congratulated the winners of the 2014 GoSouth App Awards. The competition was to imagine and develop Tasmania’s best new IOS or Android appl ..
TASICT Executive Officer, Dean Winter, today said any new Tasmanian Government should work constructively with the Australian Government to get a Fibre to the Premises (FttP) National Broadband Ne ..
An Aurora NBN rollout trial in Tasmania is a positive way forward for Tasmania’s broadband future. “It has become increasingly clear that Tasmanians want the superior, Fibre to the ..
The Liberals’ ICT policy announcement today is a major win for the Tasmanian ICT sector and shows a great deal of vision for the sector. TASICT Executive Officer, Dean Winter, said the L ..
TASICT today welcomed the Labor commitment to include data transmission in the proposed Bass Strait feasibility study. “The higher cost of data transmission across Bass Strait is between ..
TASICT Executive Officer, Dean Winter, today urged Minister Malcolm Turnbull to come to Tasmania and explain the full repercussions of Dr Ziggy Switkowski’s NBN comments. “It's dis ..
Getting connected to the NBN is so difficult that some businesses are giving up, Tasmania’s peak ICT body, TASICT told the NBN Select Committee in Hobart today. Executive Officer, Dean W ..