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Empowering industry associations


Under the Small Business Digital Champions project, 15 Australian Industry Associations will receive $50,000 each year for two years to establish a trusted digital advisory service.

These Industry Associations will be promoting the benefits of ‘going digital’ to their association’s membership. This may include advice on technology trends and technology adoption of; hardware; software; digital training; online content development; online digital planning; and coaching and support.

The trusted digital advisory service will provide sector specific, best practice digital advisory services to their small business members free of charge.  This will extend the reach of the Digital Champions Project to the broader small business community. One of the ways they will do this is to showcase the interactive case studies of the Digital Champions and assisting their members to achieve similar outcomes.

The 15 Industry Associations selected are:

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