Both Federal and State Government provide substantial funding for various ICT initiatives and projects.
This reinforces the importance of this sector of the economy and its potential to value add to the communities overall economic and social health.
Governments have recognised that they have an important responsibility to ensure that the economy thrives in the global online world.
Currently the TECC is involved in a Federal program called Clever Networks. In addition, the TECC is also actively involved in the State government’s Tasmanian Broadband Development Program (TBDP) which is co-ordinated through the Department of Economic Development, Tourism and the Arts. The major emphasis is regional broadband development infrastructure in regional and remote areas.