Digital Connection Program

The Shire of Dardanup is excited to announce the launch of the Digital Connection Program!

This initiative offers two separate programs aimed at improving digital literacy, online confidence and more.  

Bookings are essential for all classes and workshops.


1on1 Tech Mentor Sessions - FREE

This is a 6-week drop in course where participants will be paired with a youth technology mentor for 1 on 1 time to assist in building confidence and answering any tricky tech relation questions particularly around using your mobile, laptop or tablet device!

Digital Connection will be running weekly from 1 February 2024. The wonderful youth technology mentors will be students from our very own Eaton Community College.

The sessions will take place at the Eaton Sports Pavilion and will conclude with a mentor celebration at the last session.

Recommended for seniors aged 65+. Bookings are essential and spaces are limited – book below or simply call our team to register for one or all of the sessions!

Light catering provided.

Please note that the below topics are a guide only and attendees are welcome to bring along questions and queries outside of the weekly subjects. 

When: 

Mobiles: how to use ringtones, alarms and apps 

Tuesday 20th February - 11.20am - 12.20pm 

YouTube & Spotify 

Tuesday 27th February - 11.20am - 12.20pm 

Social Media 

Tuesday 5th March - 11.20am - 12.20pm 

Photos 

Tuesday 12th March - 11.20am - 12.20pm 

Podcasts & Audiobooks 

Tuesday 19th March - 11.20am - 12.20pm

Microsoft Office & iCloud Use

Tuesday 26th March - 11.20am - 12.20pm 

Where: 

Eaton Sports Pavillion - 3 Council Drive, Eaton 6232

Register Now!

Click here to register online or contact Sam on 9724 0392 or SamanthaAtkinson@dardanup.wa.gov.au to make a booking!  


IT Blackspot Workshops - FREE 

IT Blackspot will be facilitating open workshops, with a targeted tech related topic each session. IT Blackspot is a local technology company who provide professional support and services centred around how to use computers, mobile phones, internet and related services. Register for 1 or all of the sessions!

There is also a FREE bus service for all participants running in-between locations in Eaton, Dardanup and Burekup. Please see below information and schedule.   

Bookings are essential. 

Topics:

Connecting your Device 

  • Learn how to connect your mobile phone, Smart TVs, computers and tablets to the internet, Bluetooth and mobile data. 

Online Connection 

  • Connecting to loved ones via SMS, Facebook messenger, Email, Skype, and Video Calls.
  • Guidance in creating an account on these platforms.
  • E-safety surrounding these applications. 

Safety and Connecting in the Digital World

  • Identifying the tell-tale signs of a scam.
  • What to do if you or someone you know is a victim of a scam.  
  • Scam prevention techniques.

When & Where: 

Connecting your Device

Tuesday 7th May 10am – 11am – Bethanie Village  

Thursday 9th May 12pm - 1pm – Dardanup Hall 

 

Online Connection

Tuesday 14th May 10am – 11am – New council building, Eaton 

Thursday 16th May 10am-11am- Dardanup Hall 

 

Safety and Connecting in the Digital World

Tuesday 21st May 10am -11am – New Council building, Eaton 

Thursday 23rd May 10am-11am – Dardanup Hall 

 

Connecting your device

Tuesday 28th May 1pm - 2pm – Burekup Hall

Bus Schedule: 

Bookings for the FREE bus service can be made via the booking link below or by calling Will on 9724 0323. 

Bookings:

Click Here to register online or contact Will on 9724 0323 or will.tuck@dardanup.wa.gov.au to make a booking!  


Contact

If you have any queries regarding the event or would like to make a booking, please don’t hesitate to contact the Shire Place and Community Officer.

Sam Atkinson or Will Tuck 

T: 9724 0000

E: Samantha.atkinson@dardanup.wa.gov.au        

E: Will.tuck@dardanup.wa.gov.au

Supported by the Department of Communities.