Grow with Google is bringing digital skills trainings, best-practice workshops, and hands-on demos to Wellers Inn. 

Whether you’re a business owner, a journalist, or just hoping to learn a new skill, Grow with Google’s workshops have something for you.


Friday 11th October 2019


Wellers Inn, 36 Queen St, Burnie TAS 7320
Local Businesses

For Local Businesses

This workshop will cover the practical steps you can take to help get your business (or the company you work for) on Google Search & Maps and be found online by new customers.

We'll also take you through how search engines and online advertising can help you connect with more customers. 




Registration & light refreshments


Opening remarks


Be Found on Google Search and Maps
Explore Google My Business, a free tool for local businesses who want to connect with customers on Google Search and Maps. Get the step-by step skills on how to get your listing and learn all about how to engage with customers.


Getting Started with Search Engine Marketing
Ever wondered how search engine marketing (SEM) works? Learn how customers find your business online and how to promote your business using SEM. 


Workshop ends; demos & chats with Googlers


For Journalists

Google and the Walkley Foundation are working together to bring the latest digital skills to newsrooms across Australia and New Zealand. Together, we aim to provide free and in-person training workshops to 4,000 journalists, editors and students by the end of the year.

In this hands-on workshop, you'll learn a broad range of practical tools that you can use immediately, from advanced search techniques, to using data to tell stories, to the latest ways to detect and fight misinformation online.





Google News Initiative workshop

Some of the modules covered include: 

  • Advanced Search: Searching with Precision
  • Google Alerts: Stay in the Know
  • Google Trends: Understanding the Data Further 
  • Google Public Data Explorer: Access a World of Trusted Data  
  • Google Image Search: How to separate genuine eyewitness accounts from misattributed content
  • YouTube: How to examine YouTube videos
  • Google Maps & Streetview: Finding out where something happened


Workshop ends followed by a light lunch