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We represent IT professionals right across Australia.

IT Professionals Australia believes you should get the respect, recognition and reward you deserve.

We are part of the Professionals Australia network with more than 25,000 members across Australia.

We bring IT professionals together not only to work for better wages and to ensure your rights are protected, but to help resolve the issues facing your profession.

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Latest News & Updates

ATO considers employee/contractor status with small business liaison group
Friday, 7 November 2014

Professionals Australia slams below-inflation pay deal for Defence Force
Sunday, 12 October 2014

Defence families across Australia are not happy about a military wage deal of less than half the rate of inflation and the stripping back of soldiers’ workplace entitlements.

Nominations for our elections are open now
Wednesday, 1 October 2014

The contribution and involvement of members ensure that Professionals Australia is a strong voice for members in many arenas.

Professionals Australia briefs Albanese on Better Infrastructure
Tuesday, 30 September 2014

Professionals Australia’s National Vice President Andreas Marquardt has delivered a briefing on the Better Infrastructure campaign to the Shadow Minister for Infrastructure Anthony Albanese.

ATO publishes PSI Draft Determination
Thursday, 18 September 2014

Professionals Australia calls for better infrastructure
Monday, 15 September 2014

Professionals Australia has launched a new video and pledge initiative to strengthen our call to Australia’s governments for better infrastructure delivery.

Interviews: How to stand out, for the right reasons
Sunday, 14 September 2014

Our Workplace Advice and Support team manager Stratos Pavlis, has taken some time to outline how you can stand out in job interviews - in all the right ways.

ACT payroll tax changes passed
Wednesday, 3 September 2014

Professional Edge, our member magazine is out now
Tuesday, 2 September 2014

Read all about the launch of Professionals Australia’s Registered Professional Engineer scheme; our call for STEM degree fees to be off-limits and getting back to first principles in Defence.

Up to 6.85% pay cut for ACT IT contractors
Friday, 25 July 2014

Changes to payroll tax provisions in the ACT are likely to leave IT contractors out of pocket ...

Degrees of doubt: STEM fees must be off-limits, says Chris Walton
Monday, 14 July 2014

For the sake of Australia’s economy, Professionals Australia CEO Chris Walton is calling for science and engineering degrees to be off-limits in the face of university deregulation.

Notice to members: Advice of rule change from Fair Work Commission
Thursday, 26 June 2014

Members please note a rule change in relation to the Association’s governance structure.

Geoscience Australia pushes for nine extra minutes a day
Wednesday, 18 June 2014

Professionals Australia has criticised Geoscience Australia’s move to force staff to work an extra nine minutes a day and slash entitlements.

Abu Talha Owais the recipient of the 2014 IT Upskill scholarship
Wednesday, 18 June 2014

Submission - Software as Medical Device
Tuesday, 27 May 2014

Public service pay progression up in the air
Tuesday, 20 May 2014

Professionals Australia has raised concerns about the future of automatic salary progressions in public service pay bands after a government corporation raised scrapping them.

Managing a large IT project
Friday, 9 May 2014

There’s nothing smart about cutting brains
Friday, 2 May 2014

Professionals Australia’s response to the National Commission of Audit Report

Professionals Australia criticises return to 1950s ’punch-clock’ mentality
Saturday, 19 April 2014

Professionals Australia has criticised the government’s 1950s “punch-clock” mentality, saying that public servants already work hundreds of hours in unpaid overtime due to ongoing workforce cuts.

Tax Inspector-General to review employee/contractor status
Friday, 11 April 2014

IT market rates update

Information on market rates for the public, private and education sectors.

Individualised market rates assessment

How does your salary package as an IT professional stack up in todays marke?t. Don't start negotiating your pay without this information ...

IT contractors and consultants

Information for IT contractors and consultants

Advocacy on issues affecting IT Professionals

Submissions and media releases - ensuring the voice of IT Professionals is heard

Personal Services Income Rules for IT Professionals

Personal Services Income (PSI) and how it affects IT professionals

IT Career Insights

Our IT Career Insights series highlights career development and advancement issues for IT professionals

IT Upskill scholarship

Support for training and professional development for our IT members

Award coverage for IT professionals in private sector

Alongside the NES, the Award sets out minimum pay & conditions for IT professionals working in the IT industry

News and views

News and views relating to the IT profession

RADAR Report

A Professionals Australia report on strategies for effective recruitment, development and retention in IT

At the Crossroads Report

A Professionals Australia report on barriers to rebuilding ICT capability post-GFC

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