In a life threatening emergency dial Triple Zero (000)

In a life threatening emergency dial Triple Zero (000)
ACT Public Hospitals

Canberra Hospital

5124 0000


Calvary Hospital

6201 6111

Mental Health

Call Mental Health Triage on

1800 629 354

(free call except from mobiles or public phones) or

6205 1065

Poisons Hotline

For a poison emergency in Australia call

131126

Drug and Alcohol Help Line

The Drug and Alcohol Help Line is available 24-hours, 7 days a week on

5124 9977

Health Protection Service

For after hours urgent public health matters including environmental health, radiation safety, food poisoning and communicable disease management phone:

(02) 6205 1700

healthdirect

24 hour health advice

1800 022 222

ACT State Emergency Service

Emergency help
during flood or storms

132 500

Computer Access and Support


ACT Public Libraries
Australian Seniors Computer Clubs Association
Be Connected Internet Literacy Initiative
Canberra City Care Tech Shed
Computer Course
PC Users Group (ACT)
Stay Smart Online
University of the Third Age

ACT Apple Users Group (ACTApple)ACT Apple Users Group

The ACTApple Users Group (ACTApple) is a non-profit association in the ACT. The aim of the Group is educate the general community and assist members in the use and enjoyment of Apple devices and services. The Group is in its 36th year. It is the second oldest Apple user group in Australia and ninth oldest in the world. It has members in Canberra, Port Macquarie, the South Coast and Southern Highlands. The Group meets monthly, has a monthly newsletter and an active e-mail based help service.

For more information please visit https://actapple.org.au/blog/External Link


ACT Public LibrariesLibraries ACT

Internet and Computer Training External Link

The following Seniors Clubs have technology rooms and offer computer classes to members:
Woden Seniors External Link
Canberra Seniors Centre External Link


Australian Seniors Computer Clubs AssociationAustralian Seniors Computer Clubs Association (ASCCA)

The peak body for seniors and technology. Membership is open to any organisation promoting access to information technology by older people. ASCCA is represented in every state and territory of Australia.
http://www.ascca.org.au/ External Link


Be Connected Internet Literacy InitiativeBe Connected Internet Literacy Initiative

Be connected is a program run by the Australian Government that aims to educate and develop digital skills though online learning tools and resources. https://beconnected.esafety.gov.au/index.php?redirect=0External Link


Canberra City Care Tech ShedCanberra City Care

Provides low cost recycled computers to individuals and community organisations.

https://www.canberracitycare.org/tech-shed.htmlExternal Link


Clubs ACT

Clubs ACT

Many ACT Registered Clubs offer free internet access to members eg. Canberra Southern Cross Club and the Canberra Labor Club.
http://www.clubsact.com.au/ External Link


Computer Course

Visit our Lifelong Learning section


PC Users Group (ACT)PC Users Group (ACT)

A non-profit community based organisation whose motto is "Users helping Users". They have a well equipped centre which is usually accessible 7 days a week, which has a computer lab for training and computers for general member use.
http://www.pcug.org.au External Link


Stay Smart OnlineStay Smart Online

The Australian Government's cybersecurity website provides information for Australian internet users on the simple steps they can take to protect their personal and financial information online.

http://www.staysmartonline.gov.au/External Link

Back to Seniors Information Online Home Page


University of the Third AgeUniversity of the Third Age

Computer Studies Courses.
https://www.u3acanberra.org.au/ External Link

U3A Online

U3A Online Inc, is Australia's 'virtual' online U3A for seniors who are isolated or housebound or cannot access a local U3A. Courses are all done online for a small annual fee.
https://www.u3aonline.org.au/ External Link

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