The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Kate Carnell recently announced the Small Business Digital Champions project to encourage small businesses across Australia to understand and make the most of the digital technology options available to them.

In short, it’s a virtual train-the-trainer initiative where small businesses will be able to follow the digital progress of other businesses and see what can be realistically achieved in their own business.

Applications are open until 4 February, 2019 5:00pm. Only 100 Australian small business owners will receive the program, valued at up to $20,000. Visit to apply.