Ipswich City Council 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.

Fire Station 101 is today’s leading example of this commitment – developing digital ideas and skills into new businesses and jobs. This is where we ignite Ipswich innovation.

Mayor Paul Pisasale
City of Ipswich

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Up to 100k for startups moving to Queensland. Fire Station 101 is pleased to be nominated as a host for the program.

Fire Station 101 is an innovation hub that helps startups, entrepreneurs and innovators give it a go to rapidly create and grow their business.

Technology is changing the way we work and the way we interact. Fire Station 101 shows what is possible, and provides a way to take advantage of opportunities emerging from these changes.

Through Fire Station 101, the City of Ipswich is investing in a bright, digitally-enabled future. A future in which your ideas add real value – to your customers and our wider community.

Fire Station 101 is the right place at the right time. We bring together an inspiring workplace, state-of-the art digital infrastructure and a dynamic community of like-minded entrepreneurs all focused on one thing: the entrepreneur’s success.

From our home base of Ipswich – Queensland’s fastest growing city – you will have access to valuable mentoring, coaching and networking opportunities. Our mentors will further accelerate your growth, while our exceptional IT and data capabilities will enable your success. You will work side-by-side with talented, motivated people. It is the ideal environment in which to learn, share and collaborate.

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Fire Station 101 is the right place at the right time. We bring together an inspiring workplace, state-of-the art digital infrastructure and a dynamic community of like-minded entrepreneurs all focused on one thing: the entrepreneur’s success.

From our home base of Ipswich – Queensland’s fastest growing city – you will have access to valuable mentoring, coaching and networking opportunities. Our mentors will further accelerate your growth, while our exceptional IT and data capabilities will enable your success. You will work side-by-side with talented, motivated people. It is the ideal environment in which to learn, share and collaborate.

With a range of membership options available, joining the Fire Station 101 community is a smart and flexible solution for startups, entrepreneurs and digitally-minded small businesses.

Fire Station 101 mentors come from all walks of life and share a common passion for being part of a local community and global innovation.

Mentoring is a wonderful opportunity for successful professionals and business people to give back, and cultivate the next crop of talented up-and-comers. It is also a powerful means of contributing to the ongoing economic development of Ipswich through the growth of a thriving innovation eco-system in this city.

Fire Station 101 volunteers and interns have a unique opportunity to gain practical experience and see the direct results of their valued contribution.

In addition to assisting with the day to-day operation of Fire Station 101, volunteers and interns are matched with a Fire Station 101 member to learn and grow with the entrepreneur and get in on fast-growth projects from the ground floor.

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