What we do
Our vision is a world where everyone benefits from digital. We build capacity in community organisations through specialised training packages, grants and program support, and work with partners in government and business to develop programs that make a real impact in people's lives.
We work to ensure everyone in Australia is digitally included, bridging the digital divide and making a real difference in people's lives.
1M people reached through digital skills programs so far
3,500 Network Partners across Australia working to close the digital divide
15,000 Digital Mentors delivering digital skills training
$20M in grant funding awarded to community organisations
We're the people behind a range of digital inclusion programs that you may have heard of
Be Connected Good Things Foundation Australia manages the Be Connected Network of more than 3,500 community organisations who provide free support for older Australians to learn new digital skills.
Get Online Week Get Online Week is a week-long annual celebration that sees thousands of events take place each year, giving everyone the chance to find the support they need to improve their digital skills.
Health My Way Health My Way is a national digital health literacy program delivered by community organisations to support people to gain essential skills and confidence in managing their health and wellbeing online.
What we're up to
Good Things Foundation has a lot to share on all things digital inclusion, technology for social good, and community learning. If you’d like to know what we know, take a look at our latest news, research and reports, and stories from the communities we work with.
Future of Work for NFPs
On 21 October 2021, we hosted a special webinar with PwC Australia to talk about the future of work for not-for-profits.
Get online. Get your finances in line.
Guest article contributed by Belinda Louis, Director - Outsourced Finance at PwC Australia with Good Things Foundation Australia for Get Online Week 2021.
Nurturing net know-how gets more people safely online
Julie Inman Grant, Australia's eSafety Commissioner, writes on the importance of digital skills when it comes to staying safe online.
Mama Fe Gillies – Get Online Week 2021
After discovering the benefits of getting online through local support, Mama Fe is now helping others to get the most of life using the internet.
The Barriers to Getting Online: Young People and Digital Poverty
As COVID-19 lockdowns and social distancing restrictions continue to apply, it’s more important than ever for young people to be able to get online, writes Helen Connolly, South Australia’s Commissioner for Children and Young People.
Media release: Get Online Week 2021
Get Online Week is addressing isolation amongst digitally excluded Australians this 18-24 October.