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  • Graphics representing earthquakes, bushfires, COVID-19, cyclones and floods.

    27/04/2021 · Be Connected | Communities we work with | Health My Way | Our projects

    Support for our Network in natural disasters & COVID

    Our national network have been through bushfires, COVID lockdowns, floods and more. No matter what happens, we're here for you.

  • Webinar. People sitting in loungeroom using tablet.

    31/03/2021 · Be Connected | Insights | Our projects

    Replay: Be Connected Social Impact

    On 31 March 2021, we hosted a webinar with Associate Professor Anthony McCosker about the evaluation of the Be Connected program.

  • Image saying Be Connected creates major value for the community

    04/03/2021 · Announcements | Be Connected | Our projects

    Media release: Be Connected impact

    We welcome a recent social impact report by Swinburne University of Technology, which finds that the Be Connected program, delivered by Good Things Foundation, created a social return on investment of $4.01 for every $1 invested.

  • WEA Illawarra holding a cooking demonstration

    25/02/2021 · Be Connected | Communities we work with | Insights

    Live-Streamed Cooking

    Be Connected Network partners WEA Illawarra recently held a cooking demonstration as an activity for their Be Connected Community Engagement grant.

  • Lorina and Hayden at Grafton Library

    01/02/2021 · Be Connected | Communities we work with | COVID-19 | Insights | Our projects

    Loan devices to those in need

    Grafton Library's digital devices program is helping their community stay connected while in-person support is limited.

  • Digital Mentor helping a man

    14/12/2020 · Announcements | Be Connected | COVID-19 | Health My Way | Research and reports

    Good Things Foundation Australia 2019/20 Annual Report

    This year has shown more than ever how important it is for everyone in Australia to be digitally included.

  • Two Be Connected learners enjoy their session

    07/10/2020 · Announcements | Be Connected

    Good Things Foundation welcomes Budget announcement, still more work to do

    We welcome the 2020 Federal Budget announcement that the Be Connected program has been extended for 3 more years.

  • Connecting spiritually through tech

    14/09/2020 · Be Connected | Communities we work with | Our projects

    Connecting spiritually through tech

    Be Connected has enabled Inderjit to connect with Gurbani (Sikh prayers) websites to educate himself and connect spiritually.

  • 26 new Capacity Builders announced

    01/09/2020 · Announcements | Be Connected | Our projects

    26 new Capacity Builders announced

    This round of grants saw over $1million in funding awarded to community organisations, leading to the training of 1,840 digital mentors.

  • A growing digital skills program

    27/08/2020 · Be Connected | Insights | Our projects

    A growing digital skills program

    Since joining Be Connected, STAR Community Services has supported nearly 300 elderly participants to learn digital skills.

  • Combatting isolation with tech

    12/08/2020 · Be Connected | Communities we work with | COVID-19 | Insights | Our projects

    Combatting isolation with tech

    Cire Services is loaning internet-connected tablets to their community members to help them virtually combat isolation.

  • Finding a lifeline in technology

    04/08/2020 · Be Connected | Insights

    Finding a lifeline in technology

    Pottsville Beach NC received a Digital Devices grant and one of their learners, Lyn, has submitted the following testimonial.