Covid information & resources from Google

People around Australia - whether they’re students, businesses, nonprofits, researchers or creators - are using Google tools to help improve their lives every day.

Google Australia started with just one person in 2002, and has grown to over 1,500 people across Sydney and Melbourne today. With more than 700 software engineers in Australia, our local team works on products like Google Maps, Chrome, Photos and more. Google is committed to helping Aussies find new ways to collaborate, reach audiences and get things done.

500,000+

Australians trained through Grow with Google programs

840,000+

Businesses connecting with customers through Google

100+

YouTube Channels with over 1 million subscribers based in Australia

18,000+

volunteer hours spent helping Australian non-profits since 2014

$20+ million

contributed to non-profits across Australia

Googlers in Australia

More than 1,500 people work at Google in Australia today. And while we are all different, coming from diverse backgrounds and bringing unique experiences, we share the same mission and core values.

Rebecca Mason
Rebecca Mason
Grow with Google Program Manager

Rebecca brings our Grow with Google digital skills training to individuals, businesses and non-profits around Australia. Born and raised in Sydney, Rebecca is passionate about helping Aussies access the skills they need to thrive in a digital world. After spending some time working with Google in London, she's happy to be back home and working on something she's so passionate about.

Suan Yeo
Suan Yeo
Google for Education Lead

Suan leads Google's education efforts for Australia and New Zealand. He is part of a global Education Focus Area that works to support the next generation of users through Google's products, programs, and community engagement. A long-time Googler across 6 offices, Sydney is now home for the past 11 years. When he's not busy helping educators innovate with G Suite and Chromebooks, he's a lifelong learner himself.

Sara Schaare-Weeks
Sara Schaare-Weeks
Google Photos Software Engineer

Sara is a software engineer who works on special features of Google Photos that help people all around the world to securely store, share and organise their photos. When she's not busy coding, she is a passionate member of the local Google Diversity and Inclusion council, championing many of our efforts to foster an inclusive workplace.

Cookie Wong
Cookie Wong
Digital Strategist

Cookie is a digital strategist working to ensure that businesses of all sizes can benefit from the full potential of Google every day. She works directly with businesses to help them connect with customers on Google Search, Maps and more. Her favourite part of the job is presenting at Grow with Google events around the country, where she gets to meet small, local businesses and help them reach new customers online.

Kia Wahl
Kia Wahl
Strategic Partner Manager - Google Crisis Response

As a long-time Googler of over 11 years, Kia has worked across many different parts of Google. Most recently, she has been working to help Australians affected by crises. She works with emergency services partners to surface their authoritative information across Google products so that people can make informed decisions to keep themselves and others safe.

Google Australia Offices

Google’s offices in Sydney and Melbourne aren’t just for work. They also play a role in local communities, hosting school excursions, nonprofits and community groups, helping Aussies make the most of the digital opportunity.

Contributing to the community

Australians are using Google tools to explore Australia’s arts, culture and natural environment

Aussie Google Doodles

Press enquiries
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