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Membership & Payments

Our program for Term 4 (9 Oct to 14 Dec 23) has been published on the club’s website in time for the Enrolment Day on Monday 20/9 –  CLICK HERE

If you can’t make it to Club Lambton on Monday 20/9 – Phone us on 0478219220 to enrol in classes. (please note the phone is monitored by a volunteer and may go through to voicemail – please leave your name and phone number, your request or question, and we’ll get back to you a.s.a.p.)

REMINDER that participation in our BeConnected sessions is free – but you must book in.

Booking is also required for any Computerpals assistance classes and payment is to be deposited to our bank account (see instructions on the ‘Membership and Payments’ icon above before you attend). Drop ins without booking is not permitted.

Term 4 Zoom fee $10 (covering the whole of Term 4) is also now due.

NEW or RENEWAL OF MEMBERSHIP for ComputerPals is now due for the financial year ending on 30/6/2024. See Membership page. 

ComputerPals Newcastle helps Seniors:

  • To use computers, smartphones and tablets.
  • To enrich their lives.
  • To bridge the generation gap. 
  • To become more self-reliant.

We assist seniors to find ways to benefit themselves and the community through their collective experience and knowledge.

What does ComputerPals Newcastle offer?

Our face-to-face Be Connected classes and much more are run from Club Lambton, Wallsend Library and Hamilton Library. Click here for our venues and times. We are also conducting online ZOOM sessions for other classes (check your email or (better still) you send us an email to enquire what’s on and when and how to get onto the session). 

Be Connected – What is it?

Be Connected is an Australia-wide Federal Government initiative empowering all Australians to thrive in a digital world. There are online learning resources as well as a network of community partners – the Be Connected Network – who offer in-person support so you can develop your digital skills and confidence.

Click here for more information on BeConnected.
Click here for the current timetable.
Click here to go to the Be Connected website.
Click here for our class venues and times.

Courses by ComputerPals

Here are some topics you might be interested in learning about:

    • Learn about Windows 10 and 11.
    • Understand your android apple phone or tablet.
    • Take better photos and create your own photobook.
    • Learn about internet and email security.
    • Special Interest Groups – Digital Photography, Creative Writing and MemoryPals.
Click here for information on ComputerPals Courses.
Click here for ComputerPals course descriptions.
Click here for more information on the special interest groups.

Use the Be Connected website to learn more about the presentation topics and available dates. 

eSafety Presentations

Some eSafety Presentations offered in 2023:

  • Helpful apps for your smart phone
  • Protect yourself against scams
  • How to use government websites
  • Protect yourself after a data breach

Click here for more information

Looking for something to listen to over the holidays?

Did you know Be Connected has a podcast series? 

With 12 episodes you can listen to today, there’s so much to discover over the holidays, including what online scammers don’t want you to knowinternet trivia questions and more. 

Joining a Zoom session for the First Time?

Don’t worry, we can help you out.
Click here for a rundown on the ‘How to’ by BeConnected.
Click here for a print copy of the instructions.

Contact Us

Email address:

Mobile: 0478219220 (please leave a message including your name and phone number)

Venue Addresses

Club Lambton, Lambton Bowling Club, 51 Kaloola Rd, Lambton NSW 2299 

Wallsend Library, 30 Bunn Street, Wallsend NSW 2287

Hamilton Library, 45 James Street, Hamilton NSW 2303

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