National Australia Bank


National Australia Bank Group (the Group) is a financial services organisation with over 12,000,000 customers and 50,000 people, operating more than 1,750 stores and Service Centres globally.

Our major financial services franchises in Australia are complemented by businesses in New Zealand, Asia, the United Kingdom and the United States. Each of our brands is uniquely positioned, but built on a common commitment to provide our customers with quality products and services, fair fees and charges, and relationships built on the principles of help, guidance and advice.


Australian Council of Professors and Heads of Information Systems


The Australian Council of Professors and Heads of Information Systems (ACPHIS) is the peak body established to represent Australian information systems academics in matters of national and international importance.

It grew from informal meetings at the ACIS conferences from 1995 and was formalised in 1997.

ACPHIS provides a forum for discussion and debate on issues relating to the development of information systems as a discipline in Australian universities, and acts as a mechanism for greater collaboration between information systems departments.

Since its inception it has conducted annual workshops and commissioned reports on issues important to the study of information systems.


Australian Computer Society


The Australian Computer Society (ACS) is the association for Australia’s information and communications technology (ICT) profession. We represent all ICT practitioners in business, government and education.

Our role is to help our members realise their professional ambitions, making the most of an era of extraordinary possibility. We’re passionate about recognising professionalism, developing ICT skills and creating a community with a true sense of belonging.

We are also committed to advancing our industry as a whole and upholding the highest standards of professional conduct through our Code of Ethics.

GS1 Australia


40 years have passed since GS1 (Global Standards One) introduced the barcode to businesses in 1973, revolutionising the way they do business. The GS1 Barcode (GS1 System of Standards) still remains the most widely used identification system and supply chain standard in the world, enabling 2 million companies in over 150 countries to identify, capture and share information about products, cartons, pallets, documents, locations, assets and more. Today, the barcode beeps over 6,000,000,000 times a day – all over the world!

30 years ago in 1983, GS1 Australia became the Australian member of the global GS1 organisation. Today, GS1 Australia enables over 17,000 members from businesses of all sizes across 22 industry sectors to enhance their efficiency and cost effectiveness by adopting GS1 global supply chain best practises including barcode and numbering standards, services and solutions.

GS1 Australia is at the forefront of eCommerce and supply chain management initiatives, helping Australian businesses to adopt the world’s best practice supply chain management techniques and streamline their processes to enable fast, efficient and accurate flow of information between trading partners through automation.

GS1 Australia offers a wide range of services to support businesses, their industry associations and trading partners to work smarter and more efficiently with the GS1 System, and improve the way they do business.

GS1 Australia is a not-for-profit organisation and all services are provided on a cost recovery basis.




Citrix is the cloud company that enables mobile workstyles—empowering people to work and collaborate from anywhere, securely accessing apps and data on any of the latest devices, as easily as they would in their own office. Citrix solutions help IT and service providers build clouds, leveraging virtualization and networking technologies to deliver high-performance, elastic and cost-effective cloud services. With market-leading solutions for mobility, desktop virtualization, cloud networking, cloud platforms, collaboration and data sharing, Citrix helps organizations of all sizes achieve the speed and agility necessary to succeed in a mobile and dynamic world. Citrix products are in use at more than 260,000 organizations and by over 100 million users globally. Annual revenue in 2012 was $2.59 billion.

Work better. Live better
We believe that your work and your personal life are not mutually exclusive.

This belief inspires us to build solutions that enable a seamless continuum to give you the shortest distance between work and life. When you can unplug but stay connected, when you can work productively from any location, when you can choose the best device to use at any moment, work will complement your life, rather than compete with it. In this new era, work is no longer a place – it’s something you do anywhere inspiration strikes. This is better for people, better for IT and better for business.

ACS Foundation


An initiative of the Australian Computer Society, the ACS Foundation was established in August 2001 to facilitate both private and public sponsorship of technology education and research projects. By connecting students, universities and industry, the Foundation is the prime supporter of Australia’s future IT workforce.

As an ATO-designated Deductible Gift Recipient, the ACS Foundation provides tax effective work-placement programs for industry and private donors. By becoming a sponsor of the Foundation, donors can directly support the future of the Australian ICT industry while strategically building their work-ready graduate pipeline.

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School of Business IT and Logistics
The School of Business IT and Logistics provides high quality technical and professional education in: Business Information and Communications Technology, in Information Management and Librarianship and in Logistics and Supply Chain Management education within a comprehensive business context – ensuring the employability of its graduates.