ACS Members work across industry, government, research, and education organisations. Here we share stories, showcasing the role they play in making Australia a world leader in technology talent, fostering innovation, and creating new forms of value.
In addition, this section includes information and tips on how ACS Membership can be a valuable asset, regardless of where a member is currently on their career trajectory.
Listed below are some inspiring member journeys, career tips and other articles that you'll find valuable.
- Active Law, Professional Program Partner and Preferred Legal Partner for QLD Branch on Managing Contract Risks 2020-06-03 Read about what constitutes a legal contract, the risks and best practises and why businesses should avoid getting into verbal agreements during COVID-19.
- 5 Minutes With... Johnny Serrano MACS Snr, Global Head of IT, Groundprobe 2020-06-03 Johnny Serrano MACS Snr, Global Head of IT, Groundprobe and ACS Professional Partner Program Member of 10 years shares his experience and inspires members to “challenge the status quo” and “never stop learning”.
- Gold Coast Based Gilmore Space Technologies Announce Defense Partnership 2020-06-03 Learn about their planned expansion, benefits for the local economy and opportunities for the tech sector.
- Get to Know Your SA BEC - Ewan Mark 2020-06-03 This week we profile Ewan Mark, in our ‘Get to Know Your ACS SA BEC’ series.
- International Student Crisis Assistance Package - Queensland Government and Study Queensland Luhrmann Appeal 2020-06-02 Read about the Queensland International Student Crisis Assistance Package announced by State Government of Queensland to help international students impacted by COVID-19.
- Tasmanian IT firm and ACS Preferred Professional Partner ISW share their story of implementing New Foster Care System With Heart 2020-06-02 Tasmanian IT firm and ACS Preferred Professional Partner ISW has literally been a lifeline for foster care provider Kennerley using its case management system heart 1869.
- 5 Minutes With... Matt Lama, Tech Professional and ACS Member 2020-05-27 Matt Lama is a tech professional who moved from London to Australia. He shares his experience of undergoing skills assessment and certification with ACS.
- 5 Minutes With... Asfiya Memon, Professional Year Student 2020-05-26 Asfiya Memom is Professional Year Student from Performance Education. She shares her inspiration, experience for working in technology and also how ACS membership has helped her in her career journey.
- Jon Lim, Data Centre Executive and Technical Advisor for ACS Professional Partner, Wolfe IT Systems Information on A new type of Currency in Value Exchange 2020-05-20
- ACS Career Platform - What's In It For You As A Student Member 2020-05-20 The ACS Career Platform is a tangible student member benefit, demonstrating how ACS membership can pave the way for your emerging career in tech.
- Active Law, Professional Program Partner and Preferred Legal Partner for QLD Branch on The Benefits of Professional Advice 2020-05-20 Read about the benefits of good legal advice for your tech business, and Active Law's upcoming employment law webinar for tech professionals, free for ACS members.
- William Buck, Professional Program Partner and Preferred Legal Partner for QLD Branch Launch Digital Economy Hub 2020-05-20 ACS Queensland’s Preferred Accounting Partner’s have launched their new Digital Economy Hub. Learn about their free resources, videos and articles on offer.
- 5 Minutes With... Dr James Kang, Lecturer, Edith Cowan University 2020-05-19 Dr James Kang has successfully undergone the ACS Professional Certification Program. He shares his experience and how the certificate has added value to his career.
- Get to Know Your SA BEC - Jo Stewart Rattray 2020-05-19 This week we profile Jo Stewart Rattray, in our ‘Get to Know Your ACS SA BEC’ series.
- Dr Vivienne Conway FACS CP, Director, Web Key IT Pty Ltd on Digital Accessibility, Perceptions, Expectations and Reality 2020-05-19
- Substation 33, a social enterprise of YFS, is looking for 'Investing in People' 2020-05-19 Substation 33 is a great example of the circular economy working to support the community in Logan. Read more about how you can get involved, through work experience or donating your used tech.
- ACS Launches New Learning Accelerator 2020-05-08 Members get access to new courses, prescribed learning journeys for current and future roles, vendor certification practise tests, certifications on completion and assessment of courses and recommendation for continual learning and skills development.
- Ming Johanson, WA BEC Member on The Silent Stigma of Mental Health in the Tech Industry 2020-05-07 Many of our colleagues in the digital and tech space have felt more isolated than ever with many of us cut off from our communities and industry events that keep us mentally tethered to others and away from our technology.
- Sean Croon, IT Career Coach, CV Writer and LinkedIn Expert on How To Create A Standout LinkedIn Profile 2020-05-07 As a tech professional, now more than ever it’s an important time to put your best LinkedIn profile forward. Hear from Sean Croon, IT Career Coach, CV Writer and LinkedIn Expert on how to optimise your profile.
- Dr Nick Tate, Vice President, Membership Boards, ACS Management Committee and Chair of CICTA on Tech professionals advocacy update -The role of ACS Queensland on the Council of ICT Associations (CICTA) 2020-05-07 Hear from Dr Tate on ACS Queensland’s work via CICTA, and the latest advocacy underway to support you as an ACS Queensland member.
- William Buck, Professional Program Partner and Preferred Accounting Partner for QLD Branch on Everything Startups Need to Know About the Job Keeper Alternative Test 2020-05-07 Read more on alternative COVID-19 assistance available for entities with irregular incomes, such as startups.
- Hackathon Entry Delivers Results 2020-05-06 Team #personalfaceofscience announced the launch of their website that resulted from the #flattenthecurvehack Hackathon.
- Get to Know Your SA BEC - Anastasia Kuusk 2020-05-06 This week we profile Anastasia Kuusk, FACS, SA Branch Honorary Secretary, in our ‘Get to Know Your ACS SA BEC’ series.
- 5 Minutes With... Alex Moss - CEO Canaria Technologies 2020-05-05 Alex Moss is CEO and founder of Canaria Technologies - a Brisbane based tech startup success story. Alex and Canaria are ACS Preferred Professional Partner members and gained several major new clients after appearing on ACS' River Pitch TV series.