Webinars - Community


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.

 

Location – Online Meeting. 

Date – Every Monday morning at 8am 

Meet Up Topic – Let’s Get Connected – Introduction to initiatives

Topic - “Let's Get Connected" - Who, what, how and why!!  

 

Time - 8am for 30 to 45 mins.

 

If you are not certain HOW to get involved, how to connect - Please call 02 8005 0577 - and we will arrange a time to provide FREE support for you. We will guide you through the technology required and even if you qualify, arrange for technology to be made freely available to you.