Australia Needs More Digital Workers: Report

Despite Australian innovation being responsible for such inventions as the Cochlear Implant, the Black Box, the Electronic Pacemaker and Wi-Fi, Australia is facing a skills shortage in the digital world.

According to the Australian Computer Society, in its Annual DIGITAL PULSE report, Australia will in 2024 have about 100,000 few people employed in the digital/tech space than are required for us to grow our economy.

Will we need to import workers skilled in technology or can we fill these vacancies ourselves? And if we cant fill them, what opportunities might be spurned by a nation known for its technological nous?

Daniel Elison spoke with  Yohan Ramasundara,  President of the Australian Computer Society, to find out more.



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