Are you 60 years or older, deaf or hard of hearing and looking to learn about how to stay safe online, interacting with family and friends online, use online Government Services, shop online, and more?

An ongoing partnership between Telstra and the New South Wales Government, The Tech Savvy Seniors program helps seniors build the skills and confidence to use computers, tablets, and smartphones. The program will teach you:

  • How to keep in touch with friends and family
  • How to access government, health, and other essential services
  • And help you discover more information on a variety of topics.

Who can join?

  • Seniors aged 60+ or Aboriginal or Torres Straight Islander elders aged 50+.
  • You must be an Australian citizen / permanent resident.


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Join Our Upcoming Courses

We will be delivering digital skills courses in Auslan across NSW in May this year! The courses will be starting during the first week of May and run for four (4) to five (5) weeks.

Come and join us in one of the following classes:

  • Erina
  • Parramatta
  • Penrith
  • Nowra

Morning tea will be provided.

What to bring?

Please bring your own iPad or tablet and a charger to the course. If you don’t have one, you can borrow one on the day.

To prove your age and Australian citizenship/residency, please bring to the first session:

  • Photo ID (passport or driver’s license)
  • Medicare card
  • Pension Card or NSW Seniors Card

To RSVP contact us at [email protected] with your chosen location.

This training is proudly funded by the Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ) Tech Savvy Seniors program in partnership with Telstra.


Erina (Erina Fair - Terrigal Dr)

Where: Erina Centre at Erina Fair – Terrigal Dr, Erina, NSW, 2250

When: 5 Week Course, Every Wednesday from 1 May -29 May 2024

Time: 9:30am – 12:30pm


Parramatta (69 Phillip St)

Where: Deaf Connect, Level 4, 69 Phillip St, Parramatta

When: 5 Week Course, Every Friday from 3 May – 31 May 2024

Time: 9:30am – 12:30pm


Penrith (597 High Street)

Where: The Joan – 597 High Street, Penrith, NSW, 2750

When: 5 Week Course, Every Thursday from 2 May – 30 May 2024

Time: 1pm – 4pm


Nowra (Shoalhaven Regional Gallery)

Where: Shoalhaven Regional Gallery – 12 Berry Street, Nowra, NSW, 2541

When: 4 Week Course, Every Saturday from 4 May – 25 May 2024

Time: 10am – 1pm


Got A Question?

Have  question about Tech Savvy Seniors or want to let us know where you’d like to see programs like this delivered?

For all course enquiries and feedback, please email [email protected] or call 1800 893 855 and our team will get back to you as soon as possible.