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  • 2 million learners and counting: seniors choose to Be Connected online

    22/05/2024 · Announcements | Be Connected | Get Online Week

    2 million learners and counting: seniors choose to Be Connected online

    The Australian Government recently extended the Be Connected program through to 2028 to continue this important work in helping to narrow the digital divide. We are celebrating that we have reached 2 million learners since the programs launch.

  • Top Get Online Week learning topics 26% Apps: Downloading and using apps eg Google, YouTube, social media, Pinterest, podcasts 17.7% Online safety: Scam awareness and recognition, being safer online, managing passwords 17.4% The basics: getting online, tips and tricks, general knowledge and confidence building 8.6% Devices: how to use an iPhone, Android, Tablets, iPad and laptops, settings, storage and downloadsDevices: how to use an iPhone, Android, Tablets, iPad and laptops, settings, storage and downloads 6.9% Photos and videos: taking and editing photos, selfies, making videos, and sending photos to print 5.5% QR codes: how to scan and use QR codes 14.3% Other: essential services, games and hobbies, shopping and banking

    11/12/2023 · Announcements | Get Online Week | Research and reports

    23,000 people helped in just one week

    ...through over 1,300 events. And, millions more reached through our campaign this Get Online Week.

  • CEO of Good Things Foundation, Jessica Wilson, helps a senior to get online at a Get Online Week 2023 event in Canberra.

    02/11/2023 · Be Connected | Get Online Week | Insights

    Incredible highs and a heartbreaking low: a reflection on the past month

    CEO of Good Things Foundation, Jessica Wilson, recalls Get Online Week 2023, the Voice Referendum result and a welcome announcement on Be Connected refunding.

  • Be Connected funding extension comes as welcome news

    20/10/2023 · Announcements | Be Connected | Get Online Week

    Be Connected funding extension comes as welcome news

    Good Things Foundation Australia welcomes today’s announcement that hundreds of thousands more Australians will benefit from the online world, thanks to the extension of the successful Be Connected digital skills program.

  • Bridging the digital divide for people with low vision

    16/10/2023 · Announcements | Get Online Week | Our projects | People with Disability

    Bridging the digital divide for people with low vision

    We are excited to announce that we have partnered with Guide Dogs NSW/ACT to create a new digital skills program for people who have low vision and make Get Online Week (16 - 22 October) even more accessible for all.

  • Media release: New report on attitudes to getting online

    15/10/2023 · Announcements | Get Online Week | Insights | Research and reports

    Media release: New research shows digital skills are a ‘must’ not a ‘nice to have’

    National digital inclusion charity Good Things Foundation has released new research revealing that many Australians are feeling overwhelmed due to constant changes in technology and the increasing costs associated with getting online.

  • Australian attitudes to getting online banner image

    12/10/2023 · Announcements | Get Online Week | Insights | Research and reports

    Report: Australian attitudes to getting online

    Our new consumer research report showing attitudes towards getting online in Australia.

  • Get Online Week is happening 16-22 October 2023.

    21/09/2023 · Announcements | Get Online Week

    Get Online Week 2023 will change lives. Here’s why

    "We’ve seen, first-hand, how the kind of events that are held during Get Online Week can turn people’s lives around." CEO of Good Things Foundation, Jessica Wilson.

  • Introducing our Get Online Week 2023 Principal Partner, Telstra

    10/08/2023 · Announcements | Get Online Week

    Introducing our Get Online Week 2023 Principal Partner, Telstra

    We are thrilled to announce that Telstra is our Principal Supporting Partner for Get Online Week 2023

  • Digital skills learnt at Get Online Week events - pie chart of percentage of people who learnt different digital skills during Get Online Week

    19/12/2022 · Announcements | Get Online Week | Research and reports

    19,000 people helped in just one week

    Were you one of them during Get Online Week 2022? Read about our digital inclusion campaign's impact.

  • Text reads: Tips for organisations working with low income families. Woman and child using a laptop.

    17/10/2022 · Announcements | Digital Mentoring | Get Online Week | LIFE Initiative | Research and reports

    Digital mentoring tips for organisations working with low income families

    QUT and Good Things Foundation Australia share our five top tips for digital mentors and community organisations supporting low income families to get online.

  • Woman looking at a laptop. Around her are a calculator, a credit card, and various papers. Text reads Try One Thing. Hashtag Get Online Week.

    05/10/2022 · Announcements | Get Online Week

    How we’re focusing on cost of living this Get Online Week

    … and why it’s important for closing the digital divide. Jess Wilson, CEO of Good Things Foundation Australia explains.

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