Business & Economy Digital Hub
The GoGero Digi-Hub at 71 Marine Terrace houses the Digital Enterprise and Digital Hub programs. These not-for-profit initiatives were jointly established by the Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy (DBCDE) and the City of Greater Geraldton.
The Digital Hub is an emerging Centre which brings together skills, knowledge and expertise in digital media and innovative technology, providing a one-stop point of contact for facilitating skills transfer and education of new technologies and digital media to local communities.
The spirit of the Hub is to work without barriers, creating, using and passing on knowledge for the benefit of all - students, businesses, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), senior citizens and the indigenous community in line with the rollout of the National Broadband Network (NBN) in Geraldton. Its mandate is to enable the local community to gain Information Technology (IT) skills, be more digitally inclusive and ultimately become more competitive in today’s digital-based economy.
The Digital Hub has been purposefully designed to provide infrastructure and training programs to narrow the gap between those Australians who engage online and those who do not. It will enable local residents to increase their online engagement and better understand the opportunities created by the NBN by demonstrating applications enabled by high-speed broadband.
The Digital Hub and Digital Enterprise programs are two initiatives being introduced and delivered at the GoGERO Digi-Hub location. Both programs are aimed at providing local residents, business, and not-for-profit organisations with training in digital literacy skills and to help them to actively participate in an NBN-enabled digital economy. These initiatives will also demonstrate the opportunities presented by the NBN and how households and organisations may be able to take advantage of these opportunities by connecting with it.
The Digital Hub Program
The Digital Hub program will contribute to the government's vision for Australia as a leading global digital economy by 2020. Through this program, FREE Information Technology training and consultancy will be provided to explain the benefits of participating online, to drive greater digital literacy skills and to demonstrate the possibilities of using the NBN.
Participants of the program will learn how to engage in basic online activities such as: setting up an email account, conducting effective internet searches, participating in e-commerce and online shopping, accessing government services, and connecting with family and friends online.
Further information on the Digital Hub initiative is available at: http://www.nbn.gov.au/2012/04/27/what-is-a-digital-hub/
For more information about this program, please fill-in the Digital Hub Program Enquiry Form.
View current Geraldton Digital Hub Training Sessions program.
The Digital Enterprise Program
The Digital Enterprise is a FREE program introduced to assist small-to-medium enterprises and not-for-profit organisations (including local cultural organisations) to better understand how they can take advantage of the NBN and online opportunities more generally.
Participants of the program will learn how to use the NBN to diversify their operations by allowing them to improve their online presence, offer new products and services, expand their market, improve their competitiveness, and increase their means of communicating with customers and suppliers.
Further information on the Digital Enterprise initiative is available at: http://www.nbn.gov.au/2012/04/27/what-is-the-digital-enterprise-program/
For more information about this program, please fill-in the Digital Enterprise Program Enquiry Form.
View current Geraldton Digital Enterprise Training Sessions program.
Both initiatives provide group training seminars as well as one-to-one training sessions on how to use high-speed broadband applications enabled by the NBN and to learn the skills required to participate in the digital economy.
Need more information?
To find out more information on the training programs and/or to register for a free training session, please contact our Digital Hub Administrator:
Follow us on Twitter: GeroDigitalHub
Phone: (08) 9965 6752
Alternatively, you may visit our GoGERO Digi-Hub located at:
71 Marine Terrace, Geraldton WA 6530
GoGERO Digi-Hub Opening Times
|Monday - Friday||8:30am - 5:00pm|
|Other days/times||Available by appointment only|