Need to learn the skills to access information online during a disaster?

Our digital inclusion program can help!

There will be four workshops held at Gailes Community House to support people to learn the skills they need to access information online during a disaster.

These workshops are for people with disability to:

  • learn essential digital skills,
  • get facts and information in times of emergency,
  • have access to essential goods, services and support like food, medicine, healthcare, support
  • stay connected to family, friends and workers.

Being online is really important during emergencies and disasters. We will be running workshops on a Wednesday so bring your phone, tablet or laptop with a full battery and any additional support you need!

Workshop #1 - Getting to know your device - How do I use my device? What do I need to know? - 30th March 2022

Workshop #2 - Being online and staying informed - How do I access the internet and make a video call? - 6th April 2022

Workshop #3 - Accessing essential goods and services - How do I use social media, apps and online services? - 13th April 2022

Workshop #4  - Understanding data - What is data, how much does it cost and where do I start? - 20th April 2022

 

Time: 1:30pm to 3:30pm (afternoon tea provided)

Where: Gailes Community House - 30 Karina St, Gailes 4300

 

Do you need a digital device? Please call 1300 363 783 and ask to speak to the digital inclusion team.

Download the workshop flyer here

 

Find the accessible version here. 

Three circles connected by lines. There is a graphic in each circle, a computer screen, two speech bubbles and a smart phone.