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Tasmanian Information Technology Sector rewards Sustainability

  Tasmania’s Peak Industry Body for the Information, Communication & Technology Sector (TasICT), has announced a new category for its annual Awards Night.   The TasICT Awards being held on June 28th will feature a new prize acknowledging a business or technology which contributes to sustainability or the protection of the environment. TasICT Chief Executive…


Experienced Web Developer (Full-Time) Futago

Join one of Tasmania’s best design studios and help lead our team of developers delivering sites for a range of boutique clients as well as large sites for government and not-for-profit organisations. Our new architecturally designed studio has frontage to Hobart’s waterfront at Salamanca. You’ll be working alongside a team of talented designers, our Web…


ICT Industry Forums – Developing the Future

Are you interested in the future workforce development of the State’s ICT sector? Do you have a view on future skills and training? If so TasICT needs your input into the joint industry workforce development plan. TasICT and the Australian Computer Society, in conjunction with the Department of State Growth, are developing an ICT industry…


Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships Program (STEM)

The Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships Program (RRESP) has been introduced to improve access to and completion of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) tertiary education courses for students from regional and remote areas in Australia. Benefits The Scholarship payments will assist the Recipient with the financial costs of attending their institution and undertaking their…


Smart farms – easier, cheaper, faster

Thousands of data sensors are giving Tasmania’s research and teaching farms an agritech facelift. The Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA) and Sense-T have installed a Long Range (LoRa) data communication gateway on the University of Tasmania’s research farm at Cambridge. The resulting network, called LoRaWAN, can include up to 1000 sensors and is being used…


Australia’s giant leap into space

Shortly after this article was published in ACS Information Age, South Australia was named as the headquarters of the Australian Space Agency. Written in October, 2018, this article outlines much about Australia’s space future – a future TasICT is determine to see Tasmanian based companies participate in. The strategy is set, now our space agency…