IMPORTANT: Information regarding NBN in Mackay!

 

There is now only one month until the first parts of Mackay commence the switchover to the NBN on March 20. The switch is not automatic - people who are able to order an NBN service but have not yet done so are urged to call their telephone or internet provider as soon as possible.

 

NBN Co is delivering information sessions to help the community understand more about the NBN and in particular the switchover. Details as follows:

Date: March 3, 2015

Venue: Mackay City Library, Gordon Street, Mackay

Session Times:

10:00am-11:30am – NBN Co presentation and question time

2:00pm-5:00pm – Question time (No presentation - drop in any time to speak to an NBN representative)

5:30pm-7:00pm – NBN Co presentation and question time

 

No RSVP is necessary.

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What is MITN?

MITN is an incorporated, not-for-profit organisation whose mission is a strong and sustainable ICT industry in the Mackay-Whitsunday region.

The group aims to achieve this by providing:
 

Leadership  

Developing MITN as a membership-based organisation that can represent and speak on behalf of the regional ICT industry.

Communication    

Providing a forum for the exchange of information and ideas.

Development  

Building the capacity of the industry to capitalise on present and future opportunities.

Marketing  

Publicising regional industry strengths and attracting investment.

 

What does MITN do?

Some of MITN’s activities include:

  • Maintaining relationships with relevant government departments to ensure that our regional industry remains “on the radar” and that policy decisions take regional issues into account.
  • Liaising with other industry bodies to promote ICT and our regional capabilities.
  • Holding regular member meetings featuring guest speakers on a variety of topics.
  • Facilitating and assisting government programs and vendor presentations to be staged locally.
  • Working with schools, TAFE and Universities to promote ICT as a career, and with industry to develop vocational training and graduate placement programs.

 

What’s in it for me?

Some benefits of MITN membership are:

  • Networking opportunities with industry colleagues and customers.
  • Member discounts at most functions.
  • Newsletters and web site.
  • Reciprocal membership of IT Queensland.
  • A voice in government policy and industry development.

 

    Most of all, you will be adding your support to building a strong and sustainable industry to benefit members and customers alike, and help underpin our region’s development.

 

How do I join?

Download a membership form from our web site, www.mitn.org.au, or contact Melanie, (07)4953 2655 or mwoodman@mwredc.org.au.


 

Mackay IT Network
PO Box 1721
Mackay Queensland 4740

Level 2 GE Money Building
45 a Victoria Street
Mackay Queensland 4740

Tel: ( 07) 4953 2655
Fax: (07) 4953 2677
Email: info@mwredc.org.au