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Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports and sells computer software, consumer electronics and personal computers and services. They employ 800 staff at Macquarie Park.

1 Epping Road, North Ryde


Industry: Computer Software & Products

Staff: 800

Address: 1 Epping Road, North Ryde NSW 2113


Ph: 13 20 58



Company Overview:

About Microsoft


Microsoft was founded in 1975 with a dream of “a computer on every desk and in every home” that has ultimately changed the way millions of people around the world communicate, work, learn and play.

Today, Microsoft is one of the world’s best-known brands. Our relationship with millions of Australians extends from the home to the school and the office – and our technology is fundamental to people working in business, government and the community.

An estimated 17 million Australians have used our software either at work or home – searching the Web with Internet Explorer and Bing, analysing data with Office Excel, sharing through Hotmail, playing on Xbox, communicating with Windows Phone or using one of our many business and server platform products. Today, with the power of cloud computing, we have a vision to connect people to the things that are most important to them through a seamless experience across the PC, browser and phone.

Our local operation started in 1983 with only 20 people. Since then, Microsoft Australia has grown to more than 900 people working in capital cities across Australia and at ninemsn (the PBL and Microsoft joint venture).


About Microsoft in the Australian community


While Microsoft continues to grow globally, so too has our awareness of the opportunity and responsibility we have to positively contribute in the communities where we live and work. To that end, we actively invest in activities that support Australian industry development and the community.

Microsoft Australia takes great pride in being able to help Australian businesses, charities, communities and governments benefit from the global growth in technology and we are proud of our contribution to Australia on both an economic and social level. In the last three years we have made over $120 million worth of software donations to Australian charities and not for profits, ensuring that the benefits of technology can be shared by all.

For more information on how Microsoft Australia has partnered with organisations across Australia to make a difference and invest in local communities visit: