Using the internet and email can be a great way to access information, keep in touch with family and friends, shop and even pay bills. But it’s important to be aware of safety issues that can arise, and be able to minimize and avoid those risks.   

Delivered by our Access Technology Specialist, this four-part program, will show you how to identify and protect yourself against scams and cyber crime, and how to be safe when using the internet.


Session 1: Cyber safety

What online safety means, and the importance of understanding how to be safe online. Types of threats, how to identify them and protect yourself in a safe and secure manner.

Session 2: Scamming

How scammers operate and what to do if you’ve been scammed. You'll also learn about phone calls and text message scams.

Session 3: Device Safety

Learn about locking and passwords for your devices, and how to set up a program to protect your computer from viruses (no additional charge). You will also learn how to report spam or other cyber attacks.

Session 4: Real examples of cybercrime activities

Dates and times

Thursdays, 18, 25 February and 4, 11 March 2021.

Time (in your local time zone):

  • NSW/VIC/TAS 12.30pm to 1.30pm
  • QLD 11.30am to 12.30pm
  • SA 12.00pm to 1.00pm
  • NT 11.00am to 12.00pm
  • WA 9.30am to 10.30am



My computer or device has Windows 10:*

Unfortunately you cannot participate in this program if your computer or device does not have Windows 10. Please email here if you would like to discuss support or alternative services.

Once your place is confirmed, our Adaptive Technology (AT) Help Desk will contact you and assist you to set up Zoom so that you can join the program.

This group is offered as a Program of Support under the NDIS.