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.
Media Release: Lockdowns highlight digital divide amongst Australians
Good Things Foundation Australia has released a new report examining the state of Australia’s digital divide.
Digital Nation Australia 2021
Good Things Foundation Australia’s Digital Nation Australia 2021 brings together the latest research to build understanding of the digital inclusion landscape in Australia.
Grants for loan devices and data for people in need
$5,000 grants available for community organisations to provide loan devices and data for isolated older people.
Expanding Digital Health: It’s time to target inequities
Emeritus Professor Linda Kristjanson AO discusses the latest findings from the Series Two roundtables.
Expanding Digital Health
A summary of our virtual roundtable events that are supporting Australia to close the digital health divide.
Learning digital skills for life
Four stories show how Be Connected is positively impacting Digital Mentors and learners.