Launching our 2017 Annual Highlights Report.
The last year has meant a lot of growth and change for Hitnet. We’ve seen Hubs installed in new communities all around the country (some our most remote yet), completed our tough outdoor Mobile Max model and have setup a WiFi hotspot solution ready for national roll-out.
What’s more, is that we’ve been hard at work this year to give our brand the facelift it needed to take us into Hitnet’s new era, as an impact-driven, global tech company. Thank you to the team at Tank for bringing the new vision to life.
Our Mobile Max Hub is ready to roll.
We’re excited to have completed the final stage of development for our outdoor Mobile Max hub. Max evolved from community feedback that access to information was needed outside of the usual sites; clinics, hospitals, libraries, community centres. Hitnet has been running a trial at Bunurong Health Service, part of Dandenong and District Aborigines Co-Operative in South East Melbourne. CEO Andrew Gardiner and his team were up for the challenge of trialling this new technology and have provided useful feedback to help us ready Max for his launch across Australia.
New stories, new health messages…
We love the ‘Wayz’ videos made with young people in Kuranda with True, Cairns. They focus on improving mental health and wellbeing, improving health literacy, and improving skills in developing healthy and respectful relationships. These videos have been distributed nationally and have recently been taken up by ICTV for their network.
With Apunipima Cape York Health Council, we’ve distributed the catchy ‘Sugary Drinks Proper No Good’ videos to further the reach of this important campaign to encourage people in Cape York to quit sugary drinks and go for water instead. We’ve continued to distribute the weekly news bulletins for Yirara TV from the talented mob at Yirara College in Alice Springs across our national network. Keep up the great work! Be Deadly Online are fun animations with important messages around cybersafety and looking after your digital footprint. We were pleased to be able to distribute these on behalf of the Office of the eSafety Commissioner.
We’ve continued to distribute the weekly news bulletins for Yirara TV from the talented mob at Yirara College in Alice Springs across our national network. Keep up the great work!
Be Deadly Online are fun animations with important messages around cybersafety and looking after your digital footprint. We were pleased to be able to distribute these on behalf of the Office of the eSafety Commissioner.
We’ve been forming important new partnerships with some of the most innovative and purposeful businesses and organisations across Australia. Without their skills and talent, the growth of Hitnet would not be possible.
- Easyweb Digital, Melbourne are providing the WiFi hotspot solutions for our national network with an innovative, bespoke solution built for our Mobile Max hub (photo of Julie our CEO with Daniel Sacchero from Easyweb, and Suman and Ian from HumanIT, Hitnet’s network managers)
- With Indigenous HealthInfonet, Perth, we will be distributing their short videos for the ‘natural helper network’ found in regional and remote Australia. Next steps are to investigate ways to integrate our two platforms, to automate the process for content to be shared. A joint funding application will be developed.
- With ICTV, Alice Springs, there will be sharing of resources across our two platforms, starting with the Indigenous Music Week special programming later in the year.
- HerHeart, Melbourne is a brand new partnership and we look forward to working with Dr Linda Worrall-Carter and her team to co-create and distribute vital messages around heart disease for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women.
Thanks for checking in to see what we’re up to. We hope you enjoy this latest newsletter and download our Annual Highlights. Keep in touch.