Hitnet in the palm of your hand…

We’ve been working hard with Diabetes Queensland on the soon-to-be released Diabetes story app.  This isn’t your everyday app, this is what’s called an ‘offline capable web app’, which means that you don’t have to be connected to the internet or have mobile coverage to use.  This is an important part of Hitnet’s commitment to ‘bridge the digital divide’ and …

Launch of University of Melbourne Research Report

We recently launched our Uni of Melbourne research report ‘Digital Futures in Indigenous Communities’.  This important research will inform the ongoing development of Hitnet’s digital ecosystem and footprint in Indigenous communities in Australia.  To view the report by Flipbook, click here or to download PDF, click here.

Hitnet Digital Hubs now a reality

Our latest batch of Hitnet Hubs are under production, and will for the first time feature, Wi-Fi hotspot capability.  This will turn the ubiquitous touchscreen kiosk into a true ‘digital hub’ that will allow both upload and download of videos and photos.

Community & Culture Advisors

It was great to convene our Advisory Council in Cairns for the second time.  Wonderful contributions from all to help Hitnet on its journey to further and scale its social impact in Indigenous Australia.  Thanks ladies and Ernest!

Engaging with communities

These beautiful photos capture the vibrancy and richness of the Cairns Indigenous Art Fair.  Nickeema, our talented Community Connector, once again had her unique designs on show as part of the Fashion Performance, Jana Jaral (Respect).  The Hitnet team were there to support her and the artists from many of the Cape York communities, that Hitnet has worked in over …

Growing the B Corp Movement..

July 2016 was a big month for Hitnet and our B Corp Certification. We began the month by hosting a B Corp information session at The Space in Cairns. We had 15 attendees who were all very enthusiastic about becoming certified. We are proud to be helping grow the B Corp movement and spreading the message on using business as …

Don’t make smokes your story…

We are excited to announce that the new Federal Government campaign, ‘Don’t Make Smokes Your Story’ has been distributed across our national network. This is a vital campaign to further educate communities about the dangers of smoking.

Our kiosks are constantly evolving

Mad MAX is coming….. Our new outdoor, tough kiosk is almost ready to be made available to communities across Australia. Max can be left outside and therefore is accessible 24/7. Trials of the first prototype will take place in Yarrabah, Far North Queensland, later this year. Max is going to change how content is shared in community, so watch this …