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Empowering Australian communities to thrive

Australians come to Facebook to connect with friends and family, to pursue their interests and grow their business, and to support each other when going through a hard time.

We are committed to providing free access to resources, tools and education, and are investing in local programs and partnerships to support an informed, safe and positive experience online.

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Warndu,
SA

Instagram Academy

Instagram Academy is a new entrepreneurship accelerator, supporting young women to succeed and thrive in business online. The program harnesses best-practice education and support from the Instagram team together with Australian business leaders and entrepreneurs who are successfully running businesses online, in an immersive digital-first accelerator program.

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Helping small businesses keep going and keep growing

Every day in Australia, millions of small business owners use Facebook Tools to keep going and keep growing. From staying open, even when the doors are closed, to bringing new ideas to life, we help businesses across Australia make the most of their potential.

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ONLINE SAFETY

Building a safer online world

We want Australians to have a safe and positive experience online. To make this a reality, we build tools, products and resources to equip young people and adults alike, with the skills they need to thrive online and work in partnership with many Australian NGOs to support the wellbeing of the community.
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Regional Arts Network
Tasmania Facebook Group

Communities

Strengthening Local Communities

Groups is where belonging, connection and community thrive on Facebook and where Aussies connect with a larger community around issues and topics important to them.

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Reconciliation at Facebook

Supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

Facebook is committed to supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities celebrate their culture, access education and embrace their economic potential. We have committed to publishing our first Reconciliation Action Plan in 2021.
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CRISIS RESPONSE

Connecting communities to respond and recover

In unfortunate times of natural disasters, people use digital platforms to let their friends and family know they’re safe, to raise awareness to those outside the disaster area of what’s happening, and to help their communities recover.
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Strengthening local communities

Since 2018, we've provided free education to over 25,000 Australian small businesses and in 2020, we committed more than $5M in grants and donations to business owners, groups and non-profits.

Boost with Facebook is back on the road!

Boost with Facebook is coming to regional towns across Australia throughout May and June. Places are limited, be quick to register.

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