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Digital Literacy and Technology Programs

Game Jam

Tuesdays, commencing 25 October

3.45pm to 5pm

Salisbury Community Hub

Ages: 7 to 17

Making video games is a great way to get young people interested in coding, physics, math, art, and design. Over the course of eight weeks, this program will assist coders in creating their own specialised games while receiving tailored assistance in developing their own projects. Participants will have the opportunity to try out different gaming types, ranging from the traditional switch and computer games to virtual and augmented reality.

Cost: $40 for eight weeks

Register here.


Tech Try Tuesdays

Salisbury Community Hub

These beginner-friendly technology workshops will help you improve your digital literacy. Learn everything from how to connect to the internet, make video calls, and set up your device to scam awareness and online safety.

Tech try is a series of talks and workshops aimed at exploring existing and emerging technologies. Some weeks will focus on how to make the most of everyday tech, while others will look into new and intriguing topics. Booking is essential.

Register for a session.

Being Digital: Tech Drop-Ins

Salisbury Community Hub

Small classes for adults (young people and children can participate alongside an adult).

Book yourself and your friends for a class about technology. You can choose from a variety of topics that are designed to help you get started with technology, advance your existing technology skills, or find new and interesting uses for your devices. Select from a range of topics.

Find out more.

Mindstorm Makers

Mondays, commencing 31 October (6 weeks)

3.45pm to 5pm

Para Hills Community Hub

Ages: 8 to 14 years

LEGO Mindstorms EV3 robots are an exciting way to look at robots and programming. Participants will get the chance to learn how to program robots to use various motors and sensors to complete challenges. No experience with LEGO, Mindstorms or programming is required but can be helpful.

Cost: $30 for 6 weeks.

Register here.

Local Gamechangers

Wednesdays, commencing 2 November (8 weeks)

3.30pm to 5pm

Burton Community Hub

Ages: 16 to 24 years

An initiative for Salisbury's young people who want to work in emerging technology. Learn how to take 360-degree panoramic photos, editing and 360-degree panoramic images. Turn your photos into virtual tours that can be viewed online or with a VR headset. Bookings required.

Cost: FREE

Register here.

3D Animation and Visual Effects

Thursdays, commencing 3 November (6 weeks)

3.45pm to 5pm

Burton Community Hub

Ages: 10 to 17

Free software such as Blender will be used to conduct the course. Bring 3D models that you have created to life!

Cost: $30 for 6 weeks

Register here.

3D Print Makers

Mondays, commencing 31 October (6 weeks)

3.45pm to 5pm

Ages: 8 to 14

Learn how to design and print 3D objects.

Cost: $30 for 6 weeks

Register here.