FAQ - Groups

You have the option to turn on/off the group email function which will email you when new content has been published to a group that you are a member of. Manage your group updates from your member profile.

You have the option to turn on/off the group email function which will email you when new content has been published to a group that you are a member of.

Group moderators can add additional moderators to the group to share the load and ensure coverage when moderators are on leave.

To add a moderator use the ‘Manage Group’ tool, find the member and click on ‘Add to group moderators.’

You can view and remove moderators under the ‘Group Moderators’ tab.

To build group membership use the 'Invite colleague' feature. Enter one or more email address and a short introduction to send an introductory email to colleagues.

The role of the group moderator is to monitor membership and group discussions to ensure that the group is being used as intended. Group moderators can accept or reject requests for membership (for HSNet User only groups). They can also assign moderator privileges to other members of the group.

A full list of upcoming events can be seen by select the 'Future events' link at the bottom of the events list on the group homepage.

For past events click on the 'Past events' link.

You can toggle between future and past events using the tabs at the top of each list.

Yes. To share a post between groups use the post’s drop down menu and select share. You can only share to groups that you are a member of.

HSNet gives you the ability to post unlimited documents to a single post.

Once you have used the ‘Upload’ button to upload one document, simply browse for the next and click on Upload again. The documents will be listed below.

All members of HSNet can create new groups. To create a new group use the 'Create a new group' link. Your request will be sent to the HSNet team for approval and you will be notified when you new group is ready to use.

Posts and events published in a public group can be seen by anyone including people who are not signed in to HSNet.

A group which is for HSNet users only is a private group - only members approved by the group’s moderator/s can see the posts and events published in the group.

There are 2 ways to join a group. 

  1. Be invited: Group members can extend an invitation to you to join the group. If you receive an invitation email, follow the instructions to join the group.
  2. Search for a group: From the groups home page enter a search term in the search box and click on 'Search within groups'. Click on 'Join' to join a public group or 'Request group membership' to join a members only group

Only members of the group can contribute to group discussions or post events to a group. When you register you will automatically be signed up to a number of general groups to get you started. To post to other groups you must first join the group.