Out of chance I stumbled upon the Port80 Forums, an active and highly informed community of Australian web developers pulling the Web development’s socks up so to speak.
Formerly Port 80 Inc, the Australian Web Industry Association represents businesses, individuals and students involved in the web industry and aims to:
- Further the advancement of the web industry within Australia;
- Educate the general public about the role of professionals in the web industry;
- Foster greater ties with like-minded organisations.
AWIA go further in detail by detailing defined goals and ways to achieve them.
Through the monthly Port 80 Meetings & Mini Talks, Online Forums, WA Web Awards, Ideas Seminar Series and the Web Industry Index, The Australian Web Industry Association is bringing together web professionals across Australia, promoting the Australian web industry and recognising the great work being produced by local developers.
This is great news for anyone interested in advancing their own commercial or personal website, my only criticism is why the message hasn’t been spread further!
I am actively contributing within this community and hope more will use this resource.