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Introduction to myGov

Find out how myGov can make managing your online government services easy and convenient. We show you, step-by-step, how to set up and use your own myGov account safely, including claiming medical expenses and controlling who sees your My Health Record information. The courses in this topic are:

  • All about myGov
  • Setting up myGov
  • Linking services in myGov
  • Claiming Medicare with myGov
  • My Health Record and myGov

Introduction to online banking

Using your computer to control your finances can be done safely and securely at any time of the day or night. We show you how online banking works, how to get started and we have our very own pretend bank, Squirrel Bank, to help practise common online banking tasks on a desktop or laptop computer. The courses in this topic are:

  • Getting started with online banking
  • Setting up online banking
  • Online banking basics practice area
  • Managing payments online practice area

Introduction to buying and selling online

Learn everything you need to know about online shopping, from comparing prices to paying for things online securely with PayPal. We show you how to stay safer when you buy and sell online from traditional retailers and online marketplaces, such as eBay. You’ll learn about the benefits of shopping online, as well as some of the disadvantages. Importantly, these courses will teach you how to protect your personal information and details while shopping online.

The courses in this topic are:

  • Buying and selling online overview
  • How to pay online
  • How to buy online using eBay
  • How to sell online using eBay
  • Selling on eBay: case study
  • Buying on eBay: case study
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Games for smart devices

Test your tapping, swiping and zooming skills with these fun games, designed for use on a smart phone or tablet.

  • Night piano
  • Fill
  • Fruit swipe
  • Car park
  • Hidden objects

Practice area for smartphones and tablets

Build your tapping, swiping, scrolling and zooming skills and learn how to use key features of smart devices at home or out and about. These activities are perfect for beginners working on a smartphone or tablet.

  • Tapping and swiping
  • Scrolling and zooming
  • Using the on-screen keyboard
  • Closing pop ups
  • Using the search feature
  • Using other touchscreens (ATM)