September 2023

September Competition Update

2023 Australian Technology Conference for Seniors banner featuring an older man with VR googles on and an older couple using an iPad in bubbles, and the word Competitions

Great news!

Competitions are still happening!

Despite the cancellation of our much-anticipated conference this year, the spirit of our Annual Competitions remains unwavering.

Our Creative Writing Competition, a cherished tradition, drew an astonishing 40 entries from four dynamic clubs. A heartfelt thanks to each participant for their passion and dedication to the craft.

AGM Announcement

Jennifer Willcox

Official Notice: ASCCA Annual General Meeting (AGM) Details

Whilst the Annual Conference has been cancelled, the 2023 ASCCA Annual General Meeting (AGM) will still be held, as per previous years, on the date originally scheduled for the Conference.  Member participation is of utmost importance as we gather to discuss critical matters and chart the course for our association’s future. Kindly take note of the following information:

Brett’s Scam Watch – Online Safety

Airport Adventures: A Selfie Warning

Picture this: you’re all set for your epic journey or a holiday off to see the grandkids

So, you know those fabulous airport selfies where you proudly showcase your travel spirit along with that snazzy boarding pass? Turns out, there’s a bit of a twist in this digital tale. Sharing those excitement-loaded selfies and boarding pass pics on your favourite social networks can open up a digital doorway for some uninvited trouble.

Digital Mentor Training

Be Connected Digital Mentor training session

Become a Digital Mentor with ASCCA’s Be Connected Training!

Unlock the power of technology and become a Digital Mentor with ASCCA’s Be Connected Training! As a Be Connected Capacity Building Network Partner, ASCCA offers FREE training in September both in person (Perth) and online to help you guide seniors on their digital journey. Join us in making a meaningful impact.

We are excited to announce the latest Be Connected Digital Mentor training dates for September, 12th September in Perth – in partnership with the Centre for Accessibility Australia, and 20th and 22nd September online option (two half day sessions form the full day – registrants must be available for both sessions).

ACCAN

Join the ACCAN 2023 Communications Consumer Congress in Sydney!

We are thrilled to announce that ACCAN is hosting a remarkable Communications Consumer Congress at the Aerial UTS Function Centre in Sydney, taking place on Tuesday, 12th, and Wednesday, 13th September 2023.