Millturn IT Pty Ltd (ABN #70607441323) offers complete and collaborative Agile IT application development services, specialising in Open Source Web and cross-platform mobile applications. Our test-driven philosophy ensures high quality software that responds to your business needs. An approved seller on the Digital Marketplace, we are partnered with the App development company Aurita. We are fully insured (public liability and professional indemnity).

Download our one page overview for listing of our services, products and capabilities. As well as developing our own products, Millturn offers a consultancy service in business analysis; historical research and writing; architecture; and software development, from the enterprise down to the functional level, drawing on the extensive practical experience of its Directors. We can also mentor your staff, either as an independent engagement or as part of a project knowledge transfer. We have many years' experience assisting many different Federal and State government departments as well as the private sector.

Recent engagements

  • (2018) Development, testing and release of home energy efficiency assessment tool for start-up EnergyFit Homes.
  • (2018) IT architecture for the Defence Seaworthiness Information Management System (DSWiMS) for the Optimation Group Australia.
  • (2017) Development of an AgTech product concept (predictive analytics for vineyard management) as part of the SproutX Pre-accelerator Program.
  • (2016-ongoing) Development of a home energy efficiency rating tool (responsive MEAN stack Web application) for another startup. Funded by EnergyLab.
  • (2017-2018) Commissioned by the Australian Dictionary of Biography (along with colleague M.Horne) to write Colonel Edward 'Weary' Dunlop's official biography.
  • (2017-With colleague M.Horne) Our article ‘Jungle Camp Science: Do-it-yourself medicines in two POW hospital camps on the Japanese Burma-Thailand Railway, 1942-45’ has been accepted for publication (2018) by the 'Health and History' Journal.
  • (2017) Agile Business/Systems analysis services (including business intelligence report analysis) for the 'Australian Business Licence Information System NextGen' system at the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science (DIIS).
  • (Ongoing) Architectural services for the Australian Tax Office.
  • (2017) Evaluation of an outsourced Web application for another startup. Against the software product quality requirements in our SPQR application, we assessed the application’s architectural soundness. We also evaluated it against best-practice architectural standards for the Web and used performance testing tools (Blazemeter URL tests), code quality assessment tools (SonarQube), network testing (using F12 Developer Tools) and code inspection.
  • (2016) Business analysis (BA) services as well as BA mentorship and training for the Murray Darling Basin Authority.


In a productive partnership with you, our client, we’ll design an engaging and reliable solution.


We’ll build and test it in association with you, on your platform of choice, as an installed application or a Web service.


We will deploy and run the software in the Cloud to free you from infrastructure concerns.


We take responsibility for timely maintenance of our software, whether it be upgrades, defect fixes or communication with other systems (integration).


Millturn IT builds applications to manage gardens and farms; assist scientific research (including citizen science); or enrich the experience of a walking trail or visiting a museum. We aim to build software that is accessible, well-designed (whether for mobility or desktop use), reliable and robust. Our software goes beyond satisfying our clients’ needs to delighting the user.

EnergyFit assessment tool

The Department of Broccoli

Software Product Quality Register

Tree Stories

Woden Valley Walks

Garden Assistant

Our Directors

Katie Mills

Managing Director, business analyst and developer

Katie is a business analyst, full-stack software developer and historian who has 17 years' IT experience in the government, research and environmental sectors. A former landscape architect, she also holds a Bachelor of Computer Science and Philosophy (with Distinction) and a Master of History (High Distinction grade average) from the ANU, which informs Millturn’s heritage work.

Evan Turnbull
Evan Turnbull

Managing Director, architect and developer

A qualified engineer (holding an Honours Engineering degree and a Graduate Diploma in Philosophy), Evan has 20 years’ IT experience as an architect and developer. He cares deeply about building reliable, scalable and well performing systems. He enjoys keeping abreast of the latest technologies. He has studied horticulture and has built a flourishing organic garden with Katie.


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