New South Wales has the ICT infrastructure to support cutting-edge technology, including nine international fibre-optic cable networks that link Australia to the US, Europe and Asia. We deliver a world-class environment for data centres, data storage and managed services hosting.
We are a regional leader in ICT research and commercialisation, with several national centres of excellence in ICT-related research fields, as well as two Cooperative Research Centres and four National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy research and development facilities.
The world-class Hunter Medical Research Institute is Australia’s only regionally based medical research institute, while Bathurst is home to the NSW Government’s Cyber Security Vulnerability Centre, delivering vital, sector-wide risk management capabilities.
Centres for Innovation in Regional Health provide research-based health care in regional NSW, including clinical trials, while NSW Regional Health Partners is accelerating the translation of evidence into practice.
Technologies from leading Australian online distance education providers are increasingly being leveraged to provide education services to a global audience, in partnership with Australian expertise.
Continued public and private investment in improved digital connectivity, such as mobile networks, regional data centres and fibre networks across NSW, present exciting new opportunities for investors.
At a glance
NSW Government investment in cyber security
start-ups located in NSW
technology workers based in NSW
universities with specialisations in cyber, cryptology, artificial intelligence, health informatics, software engineering, IoT, cloud services and large-scale data systems
of Australia’s ICT businesses are in NSW
NSW has Australia’s largest ICT sector
of Australia’s total ICT services exports are from NSW
investment in the Regional Digital Connectivity program
Professional and financial services
“The IBM and Charles Sturt University Client Innovation Centre (CIC) in Bathurst is a historic partnership for regional NSW, one which will create a wealth of opportunities for Charles Sturt University’s students, teaching staff and researchers, as well as the regional communities we proudly support.”
Professor Renée Leon, Vice Chancellor, Charles Sturt University
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