About

HS Ipswich is a technology-focused technology workshop aimed at providing everyone in the Ipswich community access to tools and resources to help them work on their projects, no matter how big or small.

We are a hackerspace, a makerspace, a place for innovation. We encourage all our members to help each other, and the community at large.

So if you want to create, tinker, or just hang out, we welcome to you take part.

Membership

HS Ipswich offers 3 membership tiers to suite your needs and wants, as well as pricing suitable for people of many different socioeconomic backgrounds.

Governing Hacker

Want to take a lead role at HS Ipswich, and help shape the direction and focus of the organisation? Consider becoming a Governing Hacker!

The Governing Hacker is our main membership tier, also known as 'Ordinary Member' under our Model Rules.

A Governing Hacker is someone who not only wants to work on their own projects and ideas, but also wishes to help with the running of the organisation, either as a Cause Leader or as a member of the Executive Committee.

Governing Members are also able to vote on purchases, policy changes, office bearers, and other aspects of running HS Ipswich at our monthly members meetings.

As a Governing Hacker, you get the following:

  • Access to HS Ipswich outside of public nights
  • Allocated storage for projects
  • Access to members' forum
  • An hsipswich.org.au email address
  • 1 TB of Cloud Storage (OneDrive for Business)
  • Discounts to paid workshops & activities
  • Right to vote
  • Right to be an office bearer

 

   Pricing

Standard Price Low SocioEconomic Price
$60 Per Month $30 Per Month

We offer options for weekly, fortnightly, monthly and multi-monthly payment.

 

Non-Governing Hacker

Want access to HS Ipswich, but aren't fussed with meetings or management?

Then consider our Non-Governing Hacker tier. At this tier you get the same level of access, storage and resources as a Governing Member, without the fuss of attending members meetings, voting or office bearing.

As a Non-Governing Hacker, you get the following

  • Access to HS Ipswich outside of public nights
  • Allocated storage for projects
  • Access to members' forum
  • An hsipswich.org.au email address
  • 1 TB of Cloud Storage (OneDrive for Business)
  • Discounts to paid workshops & activities

   Pricing

Standard Price Low Socio-Economic Price
$40 Per Month $20 Per Month

We offer options for weekly, fortnightly, monthly and multi-monthly payment.

 

Supporting Hacker

Want to financially support HS Ipswich, either as a once off or as an ongoing arrangement? For as little as $20, why not become a Supporting Hacker?

As a Supporting Hacker, you may not get unfettered access to HS Ipswich resources, but you do show your support for what we are striving to achieve for the Ipswich community.

Payments can be either once off, annual or monthly at any amount specified. If you make donations totalling at least $240 in a single calendar year (January to December), you will be upgraded to the next applicable membership tier for the rest of that calendar year.