Community Digital Champions

Provides opportunities for volunteers to share their experiences and encourage others in the community to explore the benefits digital technologies can bring to their lives.

What's important

  • Nominations are now open.
  • Champions may represent any industry sector, community or demographic group in Queensland.
  • There are no age restrictions, however people under 18 must provide parent or guardian consent.
  • Nominees must be able to demonstrate the social or community benefit of their activities.
  • Register for Digital Queensland updates, Champion activities, news and future nomination rounds.

Eligibility

We are looking for:

  • inspiring individuals of any age or demographic
  • Queenslanders from any industry sector,  community or demographic group
  • champions who are keen to encourage others to embrace digital technologies
  • people who will share their digital stories, experience and knowledge with Queenslanders and other champions.

For more information, refer to the:

How to apply

Nominations can be submitted online. Nominees can start the process, however a nominating group will need to support the nomination.

Apply now

Round 1 of the 2018 Community Digital Champions

Twenty seven champions were selected during round 1 of the 2018 Community Digital Champions.

The 27 champions work in varied areas including teaching, community services, agriculture, tourism, media arts, small business, and not-for-profit.

The champs span a number of Queensland regions including the Gold Coast, Logan, Brisbane, West Moreton, Mackay, Gladstone, Central West Queensland, North and Far North Queensland.

Meet the new champions.

About Community Digital Champions

Community Digital Champions help inspire people in their communities to:

  • embrace digital technologies
  • increase their digital awareness
  • increse their digital capabilities and online participation.

If you’re chosen to be a digital champion, you’ll be in the role for 12 months, voluntarily sharing your knowledge and experiences with your local community. You will have the opportunity to promote your voluntary activities, and network and collaborate with other champions.

Find out more about the program.

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