Be Connected program extended!

Fantastic news! Hundreds of thousands more Australians will benefit from the online world, thanks to the extension of the successful Be Connected digital skills program.

The Be Connected program for over 50s will now run until 2028.

Do good things in your community

Help people get online safely and confidently.

Community organisations in our network get access to grant funding, specialist training, free resources and support from Good Things Foundation.

Building Digital Communities: Grants now open

Reach more people and build more connected communities by participating in this new program and applying for the $3,000 grant and support available.

Grant applications open from 6 November to 22 November 2023.

Digital Sisters Program

Digital Sisters is a program to build digital skills and confidence of refugee and migrant women. We want to make sure that everyone has the essential skills required to connect with their communities.

Get Online Week

Our annual week-long campaign of digital inclusion. More than 800 events were held during 16 - 22 October 2023, when many people around Australia learnt new digital skills.

Start your learning and find out how to use your device and keep in touch with others online with our free online courses.

We run a variety of free, interactive webinars about the Be Connected Network and digital skills training.

Find out about the current funding opportunities available to organisations in the Be Connected Network.

What is the digital divide?

Digital inclusion means that everyone can use the internet and technology to improve their daily lives.

This is not just a tech issue. It's a social issue.

Community organisations have an important role in closing Australia's digital divide.

About Good Things Foundation Australia

We're a social change charity committed to closing Australia's digital divide. Our Be Connected Network of 3,500 community partners help us reach people most in need of digital inclusion support.

Together we have helped hundreds of thousands of people get online more safely and confidently.