Tech Savvy Seniors

Information about Tech Savvy Seniors for NSW public libraries


Tech Savvy Seniors is a partnership between the NSW Government and Telstra, providing free or low cost technology training to seniors through NSW public libraries and community colleges.

The program aims to help  seniors with little or no digital experience develop skills and confidence in using technology for socialising, accessing services or conducting personal business.  Training is fun and hands-on, and includes basic introductory courses on using computers, tablets, smart phones, the internet, email and social media. 

Training is offered in NSW public libraries free of charge in English and Arabic, Cantonese, Dari, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Mandarin and Vietnamese.

Visit the Telstra Tech Savvy Seniors web page.


2016/17  program

Applications for the 2017 English program (for sessions delivered from January to December 2017) have now closed. 

The State Library is reviewing applications and will be in touch with libraries regarding their applications in the week commencing 30 January 2017.

If you would like any further infromation about Tech Savvy Seniors please contact Edwina Duffy at or Oriana Acevedo  at