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Tech workshops will help you stay ahead of the digital game

Learn the latest tricks and tips on all things technology at Camden Libraries’ tech workshops this month. Residents aged over 17 years are eligible to book their place at the Oran Park Library. Microsoft Office and Windows 10 basicswill be available on Saturday, 19 June, 10am-2pm, in the Panorama D Learning Room ($20 per person, with bookings essential). The iPad hints and tips workshop will be on Saturday, 26 June and Saturday, 3 July, 10am-2pm, in the Panorama D Learning Room (also $20 per person with bookings essential). Mayor of Camden, Cr Theresa Fedeli (pictured above), said the workshops offered… Read more »

The future of kerbside parking may be digital

A smart kerbside trial providing real time parking information will be trialled in South Western Sydney. The NSW Government is partnering with Liverpool City Council to deliver a new digital smart kerbs pilot to show in real time where street parking is available. Digital and customer service Victor Dominello says the investment in technology will pave the way to better allocate kerb space and free up parking in suburban business districts. “In busy city suburbs like Liverpool, kerb side parking is valuable real estate,’’ he said. “We need to ensure we use it to its optimal level. We also need… Read more »

Showcase will zoom in on local health care innovation

Local research stars and international speakers will be in the spotlight when Health Beyond Research & Innovation Showcase returns later this month. The showcase was postponed in 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic but it is being staged as a series of online Zoom seminars each month until November this year. Community members can watch the monthly presentations via Zoom. South Western Sydney Local Health District is again partnering with Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research to host this popular showcase. Chief executive Amanda Larkin says the first seminar on May 19 will have a nursing focus to honour international… Read more »

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Telehealth facilities in our hospitals mean better patient care

Here’s another initiative that confirms that our hospitals and doctors are embracing the digital world in order to provide better health care to patients. State of the art telehealth facilities have opened in Campbelltown, Liverpool and Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospitals, improving patient care through better collaboration. South Western Sydney Local Health DistrictRead more »

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Microgrids may power the future

Regional communities will benefit from more secure, affordable and reliable power under a $50 million program to support feasibility studies into microgrids. The first round of the Regional and Remote Communities Reliability Fund is now open to applications from across Australia. Up to $20 million of grants will be awardedRead more »

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Here’s your chance to become a tech savvy senior

Seniors wanting to brush up on their tech knowledge or learn new skills can sign up to the Tech Savvy Seniors sessions throughout October. The popular program is back at Glenquarie Library from Wednesday, October 2 and begins with an introduction to computers. It will run each Wednesday and includesRead more »

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If it’s too good to be true it’s probably a scam

The NSW Police Force is urging the community to remain vigilant when downloading software online after becoming aware of an increasing number of remote access scams. Remote access scams allow third party access to an individual’s private computer through the use of legitimate software. Police are aware that current remoteRead more »

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Smart move: council backs Generation STEM

It is widely accepted science, technology, engineering and mathematics – STEM for short – will be the key to success for young people in the next few years. Recognising this, Campbelltown Council will back Generation STEM, an innovative new program launched last week. Campbelltown has committed to supporting this newRead more »

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