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Leading Tech Company to Relocate to Ballarat

Leading technology company CT4 to relocate its operations from Queensland to Ballarat, creating 62 new jobs in regional Victoria.

Member for Buninyong Michaela Settle announced that CT4 will invest $1.8 million in Ballarat, as it relocates to the Federation University Technology Park in Mt Helen.

The Park is already home to IBM and Federation University’s Centre for eResearch and Digital Innovation, and CT4 has chosen to locate there above other national and international locations given Victoria’s reputation as an international tech hub.

Founded in 2009, CT4 leading provider of cloud-based IT services that has designed and developed a Virtual Security Operations Centre which provides businesses with a cost-effective solution to manage cyber-crime issues.

Its new home will allow CT4 to build on its partnership with Federation University, leveraging the university’s decade-long experience in cyber security, including the Internet Commerce Security Laboratory that specialises in innovative solutions for cyber-crime and big data industries.

The company will be able to collaborate with researchers, students and graduates, helping it access the skills it needs.

 “The establishment of CT4’s new base in Ballarat is another exciting project that will help to build on Ballarat’s key strengths in the ICT and digital sectors,” Ms Settle said.

“It’s fantastic to see a successful technology company such as CT4 make the move to Ballarat. This is great news for the city and for regional Victorian jobs.

“The Andrews Labor Government is proud to partner with businesses such as CT4 to create new job opportunities, boost local economies and build stronger regional communities.”