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Be Connected - Computer Conversation



Be Connected   

Free to over 50s

Learn the basics of using digital devices and engaging with the internet, including:
  • being safer while online
  • talking to or seeing family and friends who live far away
  • finding new friends who share interests and hobbies
  • connecting with old friends
  • keeping up to date with what’s happening in communities and around the world
  • shopping and selling online, safely and securely.
Be Connected mentors will discuss your needs with you and design a program to suit. 
Be Connected is an Australian government initiative committed to increasing the confidence, skills and online safety of older Australians and aims to empower everyone to use the internet and everyday technology to thrive in our digital world. You can choose to learn on a laptop computer an iPad, tablet or even a smart phone. 
Phone 9433 3744 to find out more or make an appointment.

What to expect

A relaxed social learning environment with a small group of 2-6 participants.



The Be Connected digital mentoring program is offered at:
Diamond Creek Centre - 119 Cowin Street, Diamond Creek
Panton Hill Centre - 18 Bishops Road, Panton Hill

Please call 9433 3744 to book an appointment.  More information about this program can be found on the Be Connected website.

What to bring

  • Pen and paper if you would like to write notes.
  • Your own laptop or tablet to learn on your own device.

About the Tutor

There are a number of knowledgeable and experienced tutors who volunteer their time to be part of this program.  Our tutors cannot possibly know everything about computers but are great at problem solving and work within their skill and knowledge to find the answer to your question or refer you to someone who can. 

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Upcoming Workshops

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Contact us



  • Diamond Creek
  • 119 Cowin Street
  • Diamond Creek 3089

  • Eltham
  • 739 Main Road
  • Eltham 3095

  • Panton Hill
  • 18 Bishops Road
  • Panton Hill 3759

  • Nillumbik Shire Council trading as Living &
  • Learning Nillumbik, Registered Training
  • Organisation No. 3989, ABN 64 487 894 794

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