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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

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

Career transition for professionals
Thursday, 3 April 2014

Employee or independent contractor? Who can tell?
Tuesday, 25 March 2014

Gaining the edge: How to maximise your employability as an IT professional
Wednesday, 12 March 2014

FWO settles sham contracting case affecting 10,000 call centre workers
Friday, 21 February 2014

Reasonable liability clauses and contract terms to avoid
Thursday, 6 February 2014

Sara Mithen explains reasonable and unreasonable liability clauses and terms which should be revised if you find them in your contract ...

IT skills shortages a barrier to productivity improvement
Thursday, 6 February 2014

Chris Walton talks about IT skills shortages as a barrier to productivity improvement across the Australian economy ...

Change management and IT projects
Wednesday, 5 February 2014

2014 Science meets Parliament - Applications Open
Saturday, 25 January 2014

Want to learn the best ways to communicate your science message and influence decision-makers in Canberra?

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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We cover professionals in all disciplines in the IT sector