Digital Literacy for Older Australians

Grant Category Community Development
Grant Status Closed
Delivered on behalf of
Selection process
State/Territory National
Closing Date/Time AEDT

Please note feedback for this round is available below.

The Australian Government invited applications via an open process to apply to deliver services under the Strengthening Communities /Community Development Participation / Digital Literacy for Older Australians (DLOA): National Network Manager from 1 June 2017 to 30 June 2020. Funding will be offered to one organisation as a result of this process.

DLOA builds on the existing Australian Government Broadband for Seniors program, which ceases on 30 June 2017, by adopting a wider family and community centred approach to supporting, coaching and teaching older Australians who have minimal engagement with technology. It will continue to draw on existing community infrastructure and expertise, but will also focus on the people trusted most by older Australians – their families, friends and carers. It will support a learning environment that is informal and personal, complementing the wide range of existing online and classroom training available to people who are already digitally engaged and skilled.

More information

More information about Digital Literacy for Older Australians and the National Network Manager, as well as requirements for applicants can be found in the following documents that form the Application Pack:

  • Program Guidelines
  • Funding Round Summary
    • This grant round requires that a Budget attachment as specified in the Funding Round Summary must be provided with your application.
  • Questions and Answers may be updated throughout the application open period where any question addressed raises new information. The question and answer period will close at 5:00pm AEST Friday, 21 April 2017 so that answers to questions can be published before the application closing date. No further questions, except for those relating to using and/or submitting the Application Form, will be answered from this date until the end of the selection process.
  • Comprehensive Grant Agreement General Grant Conditions
  • Demonstration Application Form
  • Budget Template
  • Broadband for Seniors Kiosk List

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If you would like assistance please call the Community Grants Hub Hotline on 1800 020 283 and/or

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Please quote 2017-940– Digital Literacy for Older Australians when you phone or email the Community Grants Hub.