The Ipswich startup scene is predominantly being driven Ipswich City Council which is recognised as a national leader in government led digital technology innovation. From establishing a city internet service provider in 1994 to launching Australia’s only fully government backed innovation hub in 2016. Ipswich City Council has an active and successful track record for driving the innovation agenda. Council backed Fire Station 101 is a leading example of this commitment – developing digital ideas and skills into new businesses and jobs. This is where the Ipswich community ignite innovation.