About Us

We pride ourselves on our ability to deliver high quailty works on time and beyond our customers expectations

Our Vision

To provide Fast, Reliable, High quality products and services with high integrity to all clients and business partners.
To provide a Fun, Challenging, Rewarding and Exciting work place with open communications and honest feedback.

Our Story

Fast Track Communications was founded in 2002 and was established by Gavin Maher, Mark Forland and Geoff Bednal. The original partners have been joined by Brad Nicholas and Paul Tinta and together this team have built Fast Track into one of the fastest growing resellers in Australia based on the CRN Fast 50.

Fast Tracks success has been largely due to the outstanding commitment to service with excellence in matching technology to clients needs with a service ethic and a great awareness of integrity in business practices.

Payment & OHS Gateway

We are a registered supplier on the Ariba and the Tungsten portals as well as an approved supplier on the Caltex, Amazon and Telstra portals.

NSW Government Scheme 20 large & small suppliers’ status


  • We are a registered supplier for the NSW Government under ICT Scheme 0020.
  • We are approved for both large and small projects and
  • We are an approved supplier on the Buy NSW portal
  • We are registered on the Tender NSW Government site

We have completed works at over 100 locations across NSW and support Transport NSW’s LifeSize network at all locations.

Meet the Team

Geoff Bednal

Partner and head of Technology Solutions

Together with Mark, Geoff is the co-founder of Fast Track Communications. He has been working in the IT and Technology industry all his working life. He founded Smart Communications Group (SCG) – which in 2000 was floated on the ASX.

Known as an early adopter of technology, he is constantly seeking out new communication and collaboration technology solutions from vendors around the world and bringing these to the attention of clients and new clients.

Mark Forland

Partner and head of
Structure Cabling & Electrical Solutions

Mark leads the Structured Cabling and Electrical Solutions team. Over the past 30 years he has designed and managed the implementation of large infrastructure cabling projects for corporates and government including: Commonwealth Bank, Telstra, UXC, Dnata, ANZ Stadium.

Gavin Maher

Partner Gavin is a founding partner and Finance and Administration Director of Fast Track Communications.

His background is data centre, electrical infrastructure installations and leading projects for EDS and Commonwealth Bank. He has moved from client side to running the business, being responsible for all aspects of the finance and administration of the Fast Track Business

Paul Tinta

Partner and Manager of IMS and systems development

Paul has held various roles in the Fast Track business and is currently strategically developing and implementing the Integrated Management System and the Fast Track software systems.

His background is in technical and project management roles, and has worked with clients including: IBM, Microsoft, NRMA, and Brookfield Johnson Controls Australia.

Brad Nicholas

Partner, Structured Cabling & Electrical Solutions

Brad is part of the board and the executive team. He has over 20 years’ experience in delivering ICT industry. He has a deep knowledge and experience in advising clients on the infrastructure required to run their voice applications and devices. His clients include Bunnings, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Hewlett Packard and Caltex.

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