Self Help Links

These links to third party sites are provided as a public service. We hope you find them useful, but ASCCA takes no responsibility for their content. Some sites have advertising on the pages and you are warned against clicking on the ads.

Click the purple coloured title on the left hand end to visit a site.

Computers, Digital Devices and Software

Be Connected Australian government site with online lessons and learning locations

GCF Learn Free A website for learning about computers and much more

Custom Guide Free and paid reference guides and interactive tutorials

iTWire An Australian site for technology news and information

Microsoft Office 2010 ebook A free 202 page book from Microsoft

Ultimate Guide to Windows 10 Troubleshooting Everything you want to know

Excel Easy Free illustrated tutorial on Excel

Excel OfficeTuts A detailed set of notes on Excel 2016 up to advanced level

Mousing Around Interactive mouse practice for absolute beginners

Androids for Seniors A blog site by a member of the Heads Computer Club

Android Central More for phones. Click ‘Getting Started’ or ‘Help & How To’

Tech Savvy Seniors Guides on many technology topics. Some in other languages

Gizmo’s Freeware Reviews and lists of free of free software

Digital Ready Resources and training for using Internet technology

Course Finder Find online and distance courses at TAFE, University, etc

NCH Useful downloads for a variety of uses

Government Websites

What is the Internet and Getting Started Online Video and text guides to help you get started on the net

MyGov Australia Videos Help with signing up and using your account

My Aged Care The online source for all Australians over 50

SCAMwatch Advice on how to recognise, avoid and report scams

Stevie’s Scam School Six videos to help you avoid being scammed

Moneysmart Guidance for managing your money

SmartTraveller Advice for travelling overseas

CentreLink Assists people to be self-sufficient & supports those in need

Payment Finder See if you are entitled to payments from the government

Choosing a Financial Advisor & The Work Bonus Two videos from DHS

NBN The website of the National Broadband Network

Australian Cyber Security Centre Advice on avoiding problems when online

Other Learning

U3A Online Online courses on many topics, including family history

For Children

Starfall A website to teach younger children to read through phonics


Websites for Genealogists Cora Num’s Australian gateway site

Internet Movie Database (IMDB) Details on virtually any movie, TV show or actor

Snopes Investigates urban legends, folklore and misinformation

Have I been pwned? Check if your email has been in a data breech