Displaying items by tag: Australian Computer Society(ACS)

The Australian Computer Society, the professional association for Australia’s ICT sector, has acquired Brisbane-based platform solutions provider River City Labs Group including the operations of the RCL accelerator and Startup Catalyst, with a commitment to invest $7.5 million in ramping up River City’s support for tech entrepreneurs.

Published in Strategy

High profile lawyer and ICT industry veteran Anthony Wong will take up his new position as president of the Australian Computer Society (ACS) at the start of next year.

Published in People Moves

The Australian Computer Society says lifting the supply of skilled IT professionals and other STEM-based occupations - as well as a greater focus on innovation - is key to grasping the opportunities Prime Minister Turnbull has said are being created in a globally connected, digital world.

Published in Government Tech Policy

The Australian Computer Society (ACS) in South Australia wants digital technologies to be introduced as a mandatory subject in the state’s school system and has called on the state government to place a higher priority on promoting ICT skills and digital literacy.  

Published in Government Tech Policy

The Australian Computer Society (ACS) wants the next New South Wales government to increase focus on the start-up economy and to set up a dedicated Digital Economy ministry.

Published in Government Tech Policy

The Australian Computer Society (ACS) says the federal government’s Intergenerational Report released yesterday has failed to address the critical issue of digital skills, which are now the “foundation skills for a successful, modern economy”.

Published in Government Tech Policy

The Australian Computer Society continues to beat the drum on what it claims is the on-going abuse of the 457 Visa system by companies hiring immigrant workers ahead of local ICT graduates or to replace retrenched, older ICT workers.

Published in Government Tech Policy

The Australian Computer Society (ACS) has warned ICT industry professionals that Australia's digital economy is threatened by an 'acute shortage' of skilled workers, and he has called for more industry focus on education and workforce planning and a for range of initiatives to be implemented to address the problem.

Published in People Moves

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