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ComputerPals Mission

Our mission is to educate seniors in the use of computers as a way of enriching their lives and making them more self-reliant. We bridge the generation gap and assist seniors to find ways to benefit the community through their collective experience and knowledge.

ComputerPals Training Courses

Classes are conducted on Tuesday - Thursdays in school terms. They are generally of one and a half hours (sometimes over 5 weeks, or 3 hour courses, one-off courses may also run on Fridays. Every Monday morning is a closed session devoted to equipment maintenance. Monday afternoons host meetings of Committee, "Train the Trainer" sessions, or our special interest groups - Digipals, Writerpals. Tabpals meet on a Friday afternoon (see the calendar for actual times and dates). As well as our computing sessions and meetings, we arrange social outings for our members. We have developed training courses for our Senior Citizens so that they can learn about computers without feeling under pressure to keep up with the "youngsters". Membership is open to Novocastrian residents over the age of 55 years, as well as residents of nearby Local Council areas.

Who Provides Our Training?

Tutoring is provided by a band of volunteers, prepared to share their knowledge and give their time, so that we can provide training at minimum cost. Being a member of ASCCA ( Australian Seniors Computer Clubs Association ), we have access to ASCCA's resources and links to other Seniors' Computing Clubs throughout Australia. If you would like to become involved as a tutor, or if you know someone who has the skills but is not yet a member, please contact our Tutor Co-ordinator.

Want To Join? - For a Membership form, click HERE, print it, complete it and send or deliver it to us. Then go to the 'Payments' tab above and follow the instructions regarding payment. Course information is available on the 'Courses/Timetables' tab above.

For more information contact us at

or phone 02 4961 6576 (during business hours M - F)


Next Excursion 
Our next Social Day Out will be to Dobell House, Wangi Wangi on Saturday 6th August. More information will be advised by email and updated here on the website.

Brenton Elsey
Social Secretary

see the Social Outings tab above for full report on our last trip and other information about upcoming Social Outings.








There is the old traditional way:

1. Cash at Enrolment Days

2. Cheque by post to: ComputerPals for Seniors - Newcastle Inc. PO Box 73, Broadmeadow 2292)

3. Over the counter at your bank/building society, or

4. On-line banking from your account to the club’s account with a “pay anyone” transfer using the details below The Club's account details are: Computerpals with Newcastle Permanent Building Society BSB 650000 A/c No. 962205402 with (important) your name in the details section (so the Treasurer can identify who sent the payment).

Our next Enrolment Day is Friday 19th August

between 9:30am - 11:30am

when you will be able to call in and inspect our premises, enrol for Courses, join the club and pay Membership (new and renewed).

August is also the time for the Club’s Annual General Meeting. The meeting will be held at Mayfield Diggers Club on Friday 12th August. Don’t be frightened off by the fact of it being an AGM. Nominations are held for all positions. Having said that, if you would like to nominate for a position then have a go and make an election of it. Click HERE for a nomination form. New bodies on the committee are always welcome.
To entertain and inform us Mr. Gil Gordon (Mitzi Gordon’s son) from R I Advice will be attending to give us a talk on how to better prepare ourselves or our family members should we or they have to deal with a sudden tragedy. His book ‘The Bugger Went And Died On Me And…..I Don’t Know What To Do’ gives a very practical and clear insight into various matters that need to be addressed should a sudden tragedy occur. Back by popular request from a previous visit, Gil is sure to give you something to ponder and take away.

I invite all financial members to come along (start time 11.00am) to hear all the latest Club news and reports, elect your new committee and then enjoy lunch (cost $15.00) amongst good company.
Please complete your attendance confirmation by clicking here, completing the form and then ‘submit’. Next, you need to advise the Treasurer how you have paid by clicking here, completing the payment advice form and sending. We do need to know attendance numbers for catering and room set-up purposes by Friday 5th August, so your early attention to this matter would be greatly appreciated. Please arrive in time to be seated before the 11.00am commencement of the meeting prior to lunch.



Our new location is 15 Hubbard St, Islington NSW 2296 (right next door to the Islington Public School - our old location). Easy for you to find.

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PO Box 73 Broadmeadow 2292 Ph 4961 6576

Location: 15 Hubbard Street - ISLINGTON - NSW 2296

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