Indigenous biosecurity ranger app

23 Feb 2023

This position is offered through the ANU Computing Internship courses (COMP3820 / COMP4820 / COMP8830).

Semester 2, 2023 applications open on Tuesday 23 May and close on Monday 29 May.


GoSource Pty Ltd

Project—Indigenous biosecurity ranger app

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander rangers monitor changes and collect environmental information to help prove that Australia is free of pests and diseases. The number of ranger groups undertaking biosecurity activities has increased by more than 50 per cent in the past two years. Around 70 ranger groups now protect Australian biosecurity across the 10,000km northern coastline.

GoSource supplies the app and backend management system used by rangers.

Required technical skills

Willingness to learn: App development using react framework. Python for backend functions.

Required/preferred professional and other skills

Desire to learn how to build responsive, reliable, secure user friendly systems.

Delivery Mode

In-Person Internship (only for business/organisations based in ACT, Australia)

Student location

Student must be located in Canberra only.

Project’s Special Requirements/ Conditions

Intern requires Australian citizenship

Type of internship

Paid internship—the intern/s will be engaged as a casual employee

How to apply

Applications are invited from eligible students to apply for the Computing Internship courses COMP3820 or COMP4820 or COMP8830. Eligibility details of COMP3820 / COMP4820 / COMP8830 and further information about the Computing Internship can be found on the Computing Internship page.

Eligible students can apply through the Computing Internship application form which will be available via the Computing Internship page between Tuesday 23 May 2023 to Monday 29 May 2023

You can nominate multiple preferred Internship projects and host organisations through the one online application form.

Eligibility and Room Available in degree to undertake COMP3820/COMP4820/COMP8830 will be assessed at the time of application. If you do not meet the eligibility criteria or do not have room in your degree to fit COMP3820/COMP4820/COMP8830, your application will not be progressed.

Your application will require you to upload the following documents:

  • an updated copy of your Resume, and

  • an Expression of Interest (limit 350 words) for each organisation you wish to apply to (for organisations with multiple projects only submit one Expression of Interest but state clearly which project/s you wish to be considered for).

You are on Aboriginal land.

The Australian National University acknowledges, celebrates and pays our respects to the Ngunnawal and Ngambri people of the Canberra region and to all First Nations Australians on whose traditional lands we meet and work, and whose cultures are among the oldest continuing cultures in human history.

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