Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Computer Society (ACS) Alan Patterson this afternoon welcomed the appointment of The Hon. Malcolm Turnbull to the role of Minister for Communications and The Hon. Paul Fletcher to the role of Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Communications.
“The ACS is looking forward to working with Minister Turnbull and Parliamentary Secretary Fletcher on addressing the critical ICT skills gap and promoting the vital role ICT professionals will play in growing the economy and driving productivity. We are confident that the new Ministerial team will share our desire to build digital literacy, improve digital education and increase the focus on skills as we secure Australia’s digital future.”
“We have a long history of working collaboratively with Government and providing considered practical advice. Both Minister Turnbull and Parliamentary Secretary Fletcher have impeccable credentials in the worlds of business and technology. They will be a great asset in Government for ICT professionals and the Australian people alike.”
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