The Be Connected Network is made up of community partners from around Australia helping to make a difference in the lives of digitally excluded people. There are over 3,000 Network Partners across Australia, from libraries to Men's Sheds, community centres to retirement villages, and computer clubs to cultural groups.
The Be Connected Network is managed by:
Our Network Partners have access to free learning materials with information and interactive training tools and resources for people wanting to learn digital skills, including older Australians. A friendly face and non-judgemental support are available when you walk through the door of a community organisation in the Be Connected Network.
Community organisations in our network get access to funding, professional development and free learning materials from Good Things Foundation Australia to help them close the digital divide.
Organisations who join the Network have access to:
Support for your programs
Promotion via our online map
A learner management system
Fantastic learning content
Help to find digital mentors
Help to market yourself
Training and resources
We will listen to your feedback and evolve the network offer based on your needs and the needs of the network partners across Australia.
Who can the network help?
The Be Connected Network have access to a range of digital inclusion programs offered by Good Things Foundation. This includes the national Be Connected program (which the network is named after) that supports people over 50 to be safer and confident online. Our programs also include digital health literacy projects, device library programs, support for low income families, and national campaigns like Get Online Week.