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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 awarded through this first round. The grants will fund community organisations, electricity distribution businesses and other interested entities to undertake feasibility studies on the viability of microgrid solutions in off-grid and fringe-of-grid locations. Microgrids are stand alone power systems that can operate independently or maintain a connection to the grid by… Read more »

Here’s your chance to become a tech savvy senior

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 includes other topics such as introduction to the internet, email, android tablets and social media.  “This is a great program which enables older members of our community to learn new skills which can assist them in a world that is increasingly relying on technology to conduct day-to-day business,” says Mayor George… Read more »

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 remote access scams are being conducted through the use of a program called “TeamViewer” which is a legitimate software product that allows remote connectivity, desktop sharing, online meetings, web conferencing and file transfer between computers. Scammers have been able to use the program to access people’s private or business computers, capturing… Read 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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Fresh look, new features of pet registry website

The NSW Government is launching a new and improved Pet Registry website to provide an enhanced customer experience for people registering cats and dogs. Public users of the registry will soon notice the website has a fresh look, enhanced navigation and a range of great new features. The upgraded websiteRead more »

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E-learning tool to boost the right of citizens to know

Transparency, trust and supporting open government are the themes for this year’s Right to Know Week. During this important awareness raising campaign the Information Privacy Commission (IPC NSW) is proud to launch its latest e-learning module Towards Open Government Information (TOGI) via a virtual event involving more than 10 NSWRead more »

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