eConnect space

A service that helps you build your digital literacy skills so you can connect to online services 

What is eConnect?

eConnect is a space on the Ground Floor where people are supported to build their digital literacy skills and find information and services online. Clients are welcome to use one of the three computers provided or bring their own device.  

The service operates on a drop-in basis: 

Monday to Friday 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM 
Email us at econnect@slwa.wa.gov.au.

What we can help with:

  • Accessing and navigating government and business websites 

  • Online job searches 

  • Uploading and downloading forms 

  • Setting up and using email and other online services 

  • Using web browsers effectively 

  • Becoming familiar with a digital device 

  • Finding trustworthy information online.  

What is in the eConnect space?

  • Free WiFi
  • Three computers for clients who don’t have their own device, accessible using an SLWA membership card
  • A staff member
  • An interpreter can be accessed, if required.

Please note that we cannot provide legal or immigration advice, or complete work or forms on your behalf. If you require assistance with this, please contact a relevant service provider. 

  • Digital literacy: the ability to find, use and disseminate information in a digital world
  • Digital inclusion: ensuring that individuals have access to, and the skills to use, technology to be able to participate in today’s growing information society.

Digital literacy resources

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Freely accessible to all
Be Connected aims to improve confidence, skills and online safety of Australians. It is an Australian Government initiative empowering people to thrive in the digital world.
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Freely accessible to all
eSafety aims to help Australians navigate the internet safely.
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Freely accessible to all
The Goodwill Community Foundation offers free online courses on technical and creative topics. These aim to improve skills and knowledge using videos, games and interactive lessons.
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Freely accessible to all
Scamwatch is an online resource of the latest scams, scam news and tips for Australians. The site has an option to report scams to the ACCC.

Many public libraries run programs to help people build their digital literacy. Find your closest public library here

Last updated on 21 September 2021