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.
880,000 people have been supported to gain digital skills so far
3,500 network partners across Australia working to close the digital divide
Over 12,000 Digital Mentors delivering digital skills training
$18m 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.
Announcing our Conference
Join us on 4 August at our first Australian digital inclusion conference.
New learning courses about the nbn™
We're so pleased to announce we have partnered with NBN Co to release two new, free online learning courses to help people transition to the nbn™
Be Connected Evaluation
This evaluation assessed the appropriateness, effectiveness and efficiency of the Be Connected program.
Increasing digital participation of refugees and new migrants
Many newly arrived migrants and refugees face barriers to digital inclusion. Read our blog on addressing the divide.
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.
Our recommendations for a digitally skilled country
There are three areas we recommend the Government focuses on to support our communities to become digitally included.