Be Connected is a website created by the Australian Government aimed at getting Australians over 55 using technology and browsing online safely, comfortably and confidently.
Explore a wide range of topics that address all areas of digital literacy, including:
- Social Media Apps
- Buying and Selling Online
- Online Banking
- Apple devices : laptop, desktop, iPads, iPhones
- Windows devices: desktops and laptops
- Android devices: tablets and mobile phones (ex: Samsung, Google pixel, Huawei)
- All about Apps
- Online hobbies – family history, Google Earth, Blogs
- Data, wi-fi, and mobile networks
- Video calls: FaceTime, Zoom, WhatsApp, Skype
- The Absolute Basics
- Online basics
- Internet Safety.
To find out more about Be Connected classes offered through the library, check out events listing.
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eSafety is more than knowing how to protect yourself online from security and privacy risks. It encompasses a wide range of skills, such as how to judge the validity of sources; creating, downloading, and consuming safe content; navigating relationships in a respectful manner; and handling confrontational encounters online.