ECHO is proud to be a Network Partner for the Be Connected Program, helping Australians over 50 years old to improve their digital skills.

Be Connected offers free online courses covering topics such as: making video calls; connecting with family and friends online; shopping on the internet; introducing internet safety; researching family history; and using Google Earth

You can sign up at and list ECHO (Emerald Centre for Hope and Outreach) as your support centre.

For people not confident with computers, laptops or phones, we will offer individual support with our digital mentors.