MICROSOFT Australia Company Profile
Microsoft was Est in 1975 with a dream of helping people realise their true potential through technology. That vision has ultimately changed how people around the world communicate, work, learn and play - Our relationship with millions of Australians extends from the home to the office and our technology is fundamental to people working in business, government and the community -Our local operation started in 1983 with only 20 people. Since then, Microsoft Australia has grown to a staff of more than 700 working in capital cities across Australia, as well as ninemsn a PBL and Microsoft joint venture & Microsoft's Home and Entertainment Division, which includes the Xbox business Microsoft technology plays a key role in today's Australia – from local community groups, to remote and higher educational institutions, all levels of government, big and small business and the thinkers and entrepreneurs who will ensure our future. We were also a proud partner of the 2006 Commonwealth Games. All these partnerships are designed with a common goal: to help all Australians achieve their best. Here's more information on our local initiatives.