Geoff Fleming - Round 1, 2018 Champion

A digital technology ambassador with a strategy for success

Geoff Fleming has been an ambassador for digital technology in the Mackay, Isaac and Whitsunday area for over fifteen years, and was a lead player in developing the current digital economy strategy for the region.

Geoff is a great proponent of the role technology can play in reshaping regional economies. He works with other local stakeholders to implement strategies that aim to:

  • boost digital literacy in the small business and community sectors
  • broaden digital technology education options in the area including opportunities for mentoring and links with industry
  • increase employment opportunities in the region
  • encourage technological innovation.

Geoff also gives his time and expertise to develop and promote the region’s ICT industry by:

  • serving as President of the Mackay IT Network
  • organising networking and development opportunities
  • representing the local industry at all levels of government
  • showcasing the local industry through an annual business event.

Geoff was first recognised as a Community Digital Champion in 2016. As a continuing Champion Geoff will work towards implementing the region’s digital strategy and represent the northern region at various state and national forums.


Geoff is nominated by: Whitsunday Regional Organisation of Councils Ltd.

A digital technology ambassador with a strategy for success

Geoff Fleming has been an ambassador for digital technology in the Mackay, Isaac and Whitsunday area for over fifteen years, and was a lead player in developing the current digital economy strategy for the region.

Geoff is a great proponent of the role technology can play in reshaping regional economies. He works with other local stakeholders to implement strategies that aim to:

  • boost digital literacy in the small business and community sectors
  • broaden digital technology education options in the area including opportunities for mentoring and links with industry
  • increase employment opportunities in the region
  • encourage technological innovation.

Geoff also gives his time and expertise to develop and promote the region’s ICT industry by:

  • serving as President of the Mackay IT Network
  • organising networking and development opportunities
  • representing the local industry at all levels of government
  • showcasing the local industry through an annual business event.

Geoff was first recognised as a Community Digital Champion in 2016. As a continuing Champion Geoff will work towards implementing the region’s digital strategy and represent the northern region at various state and national forums.


Geoff is nominated by: Whitsunday Regional Organisation of Councils Ltd.