Broadband for Seniors

Around 97,000 older Australians will continue to receive free access to computers and internet training to ensure they are not left behind in the digital age, following a $1.3 million Federal Government investment.

The Minister for Social Services, Scott Morrison, and Assistant Minister for Social Services, Mitch Fifield, said the funding will enable Adult Learning Australia to work with Australian Seniors Computer Clubs Association and the University of the Third Age Online to deliver Broadband for Seniors until June 2017.

“This funding will enable older Australians to continue to have free access to computers, the internet and basic training to help them connect with their families and community.”

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