Advance Queensland Community Digital Champions

The Queensland Government is now in caretaker mode until after the state election. Minimal updates will be made to this site until after the election results are declared.

Advance Queensland is a comprehensive suite of programs, based on international evidence of 'what works', designed to create the knowledge-based jobs of the future. Visit the Advance Queensland website.


As part of Advance Queensland, the Advance Queensland Community Digital Champions program aims to encourage Queenslanders to explore and enjoy the benefits of the digital age – through the stories and activities of inspirational champions.

Champions come from all walks of life and may represent an industry, community or demographic group in Queensland.

We are looking for outstanding individuals who are passionate digital advocates, wanting to give back to their community by helping others become digitally-savvy. They will exemplify the benefits offered by the digital world and inspire others to take part. Further information on the nomination process can be found here.

Champions will be voluntarily conducting activities to help improve Queensland’s digital literacy and digital adoption. View current Champion activities in our calendar or read more about each Champion on their profile pages.

Please contact us should you require further information on the Advance Queensland Community Digital Champions.


Round 3, 2017 now open; closing 19 November.

Click here to nominate now!


Advance Queensland Community Digital Champions (AQCDC) Round 2, 2017

Congratulations to all our Champions for this round!

The 29 Champions work in varied areas including teaching, community services, manufacturing, small business, finance and not-for-profit.

The Champs span across a number of Queensland regions including the Gold Coast, Brisbane, Sunshine Coast, West Moreton, Fraser Coast, Central West Queensland and Far North Queensland. Meet our latest Community Digital Champions here.

If you are, or know of, a digitally-savvy individual wanting to give back to your community – nominate here.

Follow our Champion stories and activities on social media @DigitalQld


Find out about the Advance Queensland program.

Supported by:


The Queensland Government is now in caretaker mode until after the state election. Minimal updates will be made to this site until after the election results are declared.

Advance Queensland is a comprehensive suite of programs, based on international evidence of 'what works', designed to create the knowledge-based jobs of the future. Visit the Advance Queensland website.


As part of Advance Queensland, the Advance Queensland Community Digital Champions program aims to encourage Queenslanders to explore and enjoy the benefits of the digital age – through the stories and activities of inspirational champions.

Champions come from all walks of life and may represent an industry, community or demographic group in Queensland.

We are looking for outstanding individuals who are passionate digital advocates, wanting to give back to their community by helping others become digitally-savvy. They will exemplify the benefits offered by the digital world and inspire others to take part. Further information on the nomination process can be found here.

Champions will be voluntarily conducting activities to help improve Queensland’s digital literacy and digital adoption. View current Champion activities in our calendar or read more about each Champion on their profile pages.

Please contact us should you require further information on the Advance Queensland Community Digital Champions.


Round 3, 2017 now open; closing 19 November.

Click here to nominate now!


Advance Queensland Community Digital Champions (AQCDC) Round 2, 2017

Congratulations to all our Champions for this round!

The 29 Champions work in varied areas including teaching, community services, manufacturing, small business, finance and not-for-profit.

The Champs span across a number of Queensland regions including the Gold Coast, Brisbane, Sunshine Coast, West Moreton, Fraser Coast, Central West Queensland and Far North Queensland. Meet our latest Community Digital Champions here.

If you are, or know of, a digitally-savvy individual wanting to give back to your community – nominate here.

Follow our Champion stories and activities on social media @DigitalQld


Find out about the Advance Queensland program.

Supported by:


Our Advance Queensland Community Digital Champions are invited to share their stories, experiences, and news. Read about the latest news on the blog below.

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  • Digital Technologies for Sports and other Community Groups

    by danjames, 9 months ago

    In ruminating on being a Community champion I’ve been thinking about my time my time with a variety of community groups and non profits, particularly sporting clubs (martial arts is my hobby). A big part of our success was the passion people had for their community, but at an organisational level that was all to easily squandered in the minutiae of managing the organisation, cash and communicating with the outside world…then there was annual audit time too :(

    In a variety of groups we were able to significantly reduce these overheads through the use of digital technologies. Here are a... Continue reading

  • Think-Tank at Oakleigh State School about Entrepreneurship

    by nicola flanagan, 9 months ago

    Next week, on Wednesday night, Oakleigh State School will host a 2017 'Think-Tank' at which we will seek to evolve our Young Innovator Program creating an entrepreneurial stream for our older students.

    We will hear from Colin Kinner, Director of Spike Innovation, Emily DeLa Pena - a fellow Digital Champion and named as one of the top '40 Under 40' Entrepreneurs in Brisbane and Jonathan Nalder of Future-U.

    Our community will then work together to generate ideas for how our program can develop the appropriate mind-set, toolset and skillset to enable our students to meet their futures with confidence and... Continue reading

  • Young Innovator Program at Oakleigh State School

    by nicola flanagan, 9 months ago

    This week, we commence with our fourth round of our award winning Young Innovator Program at Oakleigh State School. This program started in late 2015 with a 'Think-Tank' with our community at which we brainstormed ways of supporting our young innovators of the future. Much of this evening is profiled in blogs located on our TechWeb at http://www.oakleigh.tech/ This program involves around 100 students in an after-school capacity each term.

    The program utilises a myriad of connections with parents, community members, university students and industry experts to allow us to present a range of workshops aimed at supporting the growth... Continue reading