Let's Get Connected

Digital IQ - Let's Get Connected ‘Meet Up’ introducing the Be Connected initiative.


What is Be Connected?

Be Connected is an Australia wide initiative empowering all Australians to thrive in a digital world. The initiative provides online learning resources and access to a network of community partners - the Be Connected Network - who offer in-person support to assist develop digital skills and confidence. Digital IQ is a Be Connected Network partner, providing local area friendly help, advice and assisting develop a regional Digital Mentor Network.


Why the initiative?

Over 4 million Australians are limited users of the internet & digital technology. Research indicates :

  • 26% of over 65s never use the internet
  • 63% of non users have no interest in the internet
  • 25% of people with disabilities never use internet 35% have no access to the internet.
  • The Australian Digital Inclusion Index (ADII) is lower in rural areas compared to capital cities. 

Digital inclusion is key to helping communities transform. The Be Connected initiative supports people become digitally able & active, supporting healthier, happier and better connected communities. To find out more, you are invited to free meet ups to be provided within Coonabarabran


Location – SPACE – 41 Dalgarno Street, Coonabarabran 2357 Date – 16th August


Meet Up # 1 – Let’s Get Connected – Health IQ - New Age Health

Topic - “Health, in the Digital Age" - Health, Wellness & Technology

Time - 8 am - 9 am


Book your spot here - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lets-get-connected-intro-to-be-connected-health-iq-new-age-health-tickets-67660134283


Meet Up # 2 - Let’s Get Connected – Tourism IQ – Senior Connect Tech

Topic - "Senior Tourism in the Digital Age" - Digital Inclusion Tourism - Nomads and connectivity

Time - 5.30pm - 7pm


Book your spot here - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lets-get-connected-intro-to-be-connected-tourism-iq-senior-connect-tickets-67662595645


Catering – Light finger food, beverage items will be available for RSVP’s guests


Guest Presenter – Fenella Jane – Digital Mentor, Health and Wellness Coach

More information call 02 8005 0577 or 0473 027 030