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For one week in October, 14 to 22, our network of community partners host 500+ free digital skills events to help thousands of people to get online safely, confidently and affordably.

Together we can close the digital divide for all, for good.

Host a Get Online Week event

Host a free Get Online Week event for your community this Get Online Week. We have lots of resources to help you to get started including event ideas, tips for hosting digital skills events, grants and marketing resources.

Here's how to get involved in 4 easy steps:

Book Get Online Week into your calendar for 14-20 October 2024.

Apply for a Get Online Week grant and get $1,000 to host an event.

Order a free marketing pack, read our event ideas and planning information.

Promote and host your free digital skills event and help people in your community be online safer and confidently

Events help people get online

    Get Online Week events are held by community organisations between  14-20 October 2024.

    The digital skills events give people the chance to find the local support they need to improve their skills, confidence and motivation to learn more. Over 100,000 people have gotten support to learn something new at a Get Online Week event so far.

      Get Online Week grants help you get involved

      The $1,000 Get Online Week event grant supports community organisations to host fun digital skills events during the campaign, promote their digital inclusion program and reach new people. Grant funding can be spent on marketing, learning resources, catering, venue hire, staff and volunteer expenses, and event costs.

      Get Online Week event grants are offered by Good Things through the Be Connected program.

      Go to my.GoodThings and log in to apply. Applications close 9 August 2024.

      Webinars

          Learn more about Get Online Week, the grants for community organisations, and get tips and event ideas at our upcoming webinar. 

            Host a fun and engaging event

            Get Online Week sees hundreds of creative, fun and engaging digital skills events held in local communities across Australia.

            Each event is different. During Get Online Week, people have learnt how to find YouTube tutorials about their favourite craft, gone on a QR code treasure hunt, and even holidayed from their armchair!

              Support to get involved

              If you are organising a digital skills event, you can get our support (even if a grant is not quite right for you). As an event holder, you will get access to:

                • Free event pack! Posted to you to help you plan, promote and hold your event.
                • Upskilling webinars on how to host great digital skills events and how to promote them.
                • Ready to use event marketing materials and resources including social media tiles, posters and flyers.
                • Fun ideas and materials to help you connect with event attendees.
                • How-to guides and checklists to build your confidence.

                Get campaign updates right in your inbox

                Subscribe to the Get Online Week mailing list to get the latest updates from the campaign including marketing resources and special offers to make your event even better!