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City of Perth is Australia’s top eTown

City of Perth is Australia’s top eTown

Google has just announced Perth  as the leader in the digital boom in Australia. Perth is well known for being the centre of the mining boom, with an abundance of iron ore and other minerals , but its now playing its part in the online digital boom as well according to Google.

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This Google award recognises and ranks those communities which are leading  in competition against the rest of the country in having its small businesses use the web to connect with customers and grow. This could be having a online business and  also using google adwords advertising  to promote it. This also could be seen as a way  for google to promote awareness about tits google adwords  advertising  from which google  gets a substantial part of its revenue.

Digital boom “ E TOWN  AWARDS” top 10 eTowns .


  1. City of Perth, WA
  2. City of Yarra, VIC
  3. City of Adelaide, SA
  4. North Sydney, NSW
  5. Ryde, NSW


  1. Byron Shire, NSW
  2. Meander Valley, TAS
  3. Cessnock, NSW
  4. Wingecarribee Shire, NSW
  5. Scenic Rim Regional Council, QLD

Research group Deloitte Access Economics has forecast  the digital economy to grow by $20 billion to $70 billion by 2016 and says the digital economy  is already worth as much as Australia’s iron ore exports

The internet search giant says Perth led the city rankingsahead of Yarra in Victoria, Adelaide in South Australia and North Sydney and Ryde in NSW.

Google looked at more than 600 local government areas to analyse which communities had the highest proportion of small businesses who are either using Google AdWords to find customers, or have created a website using the free Getting Aussie Business Online tool.

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