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Our IT and Hi-Tech Industries

South Australia offers a fertile ecosystem for growing creative and technology enterprises within a culture of creativity, connectivity and collaboration. By positioning Adelaide as Australia’s leading smart city, embracing the Internet revolution and supporting technology innovation, the opportunities for jobs in South Australia are limitless, and the most exciting applications are still to be imagined.

Working in the Industry

South Australia’s IT and hi-tech industries are worth billions, and their sustained growth means the potential to create many new job opportunities.

Our ICT businesses are linked to the State’s advanced manufacturing, research and education, minerals and energy, defence, and medical expertise. This means they can provide global companies with innovative products and services in a wide range of specialised areas, including industrial systems, business intelligence, finance, health, education, telecommunications, transport and creative industries.

South Australia is home to world-class hi-tech research hubs such as Tonsley innovation district, Techport naval industry hub, the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) and the Waite agricultural research precinct. South Australians will find jobs such as software applications and programmers, telecommunications engineering professionals, computer network professionals, and many more.

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Training Available

South Australia’s universities offer numerous training opportunities for people who are interested in a career in our growing IT and hi-tech industries. The New Venture Institute at Flinders University is one place among many where young South Australians are already creating ideas that will shape the future.

With a range of courses on offer in the State, as well as vocational education and training courses available through TAFE SA and private providers, South Australians have many opportunities available to develop skills in the IT and hi-tech sector.

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Career Services are ready

If you’re looking for work, thinking about getting back into work or would like to work more hours, Career Services offer a team of experienced and qualified people who can help you make a decision about the best career path for you.

Your career adviser can show you practical steps to start, advance or change your career to work in one of our State’s many emerging industries. They will provide one-on-one support to help you connect with the learning, training and work opportunities available to you.

To find out more, call the Skills and Employment Infoline on 1800 506 266 , or visit Career Services online.

Local IT and Hi-Tech Opportunities

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