Work with the best
and brightest

Collaborating with knowledge experts and technology specialists across different fields opens up a world of possibilities, including the chance to go beyond conventional boundaries in business.

A partnership between Federation University, TAFE Gippsland, Gippsland Tech School and Latrobe City Council, Hi-Tech Precinct Gippsland is designed to deliver profound business, economic and social solutions by applying new skills, disruptive thinking and close collaboration.

New skills, disruptive thinking and close collaboration

Federation University

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TAFE Gippsland

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Gippsland Tech School

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Latrobe City Council

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A unique labour model

Hi-Tech Precinct Gippsland opens up exciting new pathways into the future world of work – whatever that future may look like – from secondary education into commercial internships, academia and research. Locating skills based training and industry development research within a single site provides a unique labour model for Gippsland that will benefit the community for generations.

Rewarding career pathways

The Precinct will connect secondary students directly with local industry to help them develop the experience they will need for secure working futures. This model will enable young people to gain valuable experience and exposure to real and virtual industry operations – creating job and research opportunities for graduates as well as skilled employees for growth industries in the region.

Access the brightest minds in Tech and IT

Ballarat Technology Park

HTPG seeks to achieve a similar level of success and dynamic cross-sector collaboration as Ballarat Technology Park – the largest regional technology park in Australia. Located on 29ha adjacent to Federation University, Ballarat Technology Park has strengths including:

  • Dynamic, supportive environment where technology driven businesses prosper.
  • $180 million in economic value added per annum.
  • 74% increase in bachelor degrees between 2001-11.
  • Over 1,400 employees from 30 businesses on site, including IBM, State Revenue Office, Emergency Services Telecommunications Authority, Berry Street, Concentrix and Primary Health Care.
  • Enterprises can access skilled graduates and applied research knowledge through the university.
  • 66% of regional university students stay in the region to work and live.
Currently employs more than 1,400 employees in 30 businesses across many different sectors.