Tech Savvy Seniors for English Speakers coming in 2016

Published on 08 January 2016

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On the 16 of November, The NSW Minister for Ageing John Ajaka, launched at Chatswood library the 4th  round of the  popular Tech Savvy Seniors program, which provides low cost or free training for seniors in using computers, tablets and smart phones.

Telstra and the NSW Government to announce the expansion of Tech Savvy Seniors program to include training in English and community languages such as Mandarin, Cantonese, Vietnamese, Arabic, Hindi and Dari in select libraries.

  • The expansion of the NSW Tech Savvy Seniors training program delivered through community colleges, from 72 to 104 locations across the state, enabling more seniors to be trained.
  • Telstra is making available a Seniors Starter Bundle (the Telstra XS bundle) for NSW Seniors Card holders who have never been connected to the internet, along with a discounted Samsung Galaxy tablet ($15 per month, no upfront fees, over 24 months)

“New communications technology gives people the opportunity to be more connected than ever, whether it be staying in touch with family and friends on social media or connecting with people and services in your local community.

To find out more about the Tech Savvy Seniors Program, please visit:

http://www.telstra.com.au/telstra-seniors/