Public Internet is available at:

The Hervey bay Neighbourhood Centre, Charles Street, Pialba

Monday to Friday

9.00am - 3.00pm

The Urangan Community Centre, (north end of the Botanical Gardens), Elizabeth Street, Urangan

Monday to Friday

9,00am to 2.00pm

Booking are not required for the use of our public computers and we have volunteers and staff willing to assist if needed.

 PH:  07 4125 5499    |   OPEN: Mon - Fri  -  8.30am - 2.00pm    |   Email:  Bay Connect   |   Hervey Bay Neighbourhood Centre  |   Facebook

We have both Windows 10 and Windows 7 Operating systems and we use Microsoft Office 2010 products, however,
at this point we do NOT train in the use of Apple Products.

We currently operate 'one-on-one' training at the Urangan Community Centre, at the North end of the Botanic Gardens, Elizabeth Street, Urangan.

All training sessions must be booked in advance so please call 41255499 first to book a time.

We are non funded so we do have a fee of $16.50 per person (concession card rate) to cover the costs of room hire.

How we can help you!

  • Computer Training?  Hardware & software, mouse & keyboard skills, windows environment, files, folders & storage

  • Microsoft Office?  Word Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, Outlook - scroll down for more info

  • Emails?  Create an email account, learn about email addresses, send and receive, attach files, save files, reply forward save contacts and identify scams.

  • Internet? Explore the World Wide Web, search engines, how to find information, how websites work.

  • Cover Letters and Resumes? We can help you create cover letters and resumes designed for particular employment opportunities.

  • Social Media?  Facebook and messenger: We can help you create a facebook account and show you how to manage it.

  • Public Internet Access sites?  We can tell you where you can go to use our internet and print out that file you need to sign.

  • Web design?  We can create websites for not for profit organisations.

Microsoft Word skills

Text and paragraph formatting

Inserting images, tables, shapes

Page layout options

Working with templates

and more...

Microsoft Excel skills

Understanding cell references

Auto filling rows and columns

Using formulars

Formatting dates, currency

and more...

Microsoft PowerPoint skills include:

Creating and deleting slides

Working with preset layouts

Inserting Text boxes, video and audio files

Using transitions, animations and timings

and more...

Microsoft Publisher skills

Working with templates

Formatting text and text boxes

Creating your own page design

inserting images, clipart and calendars

and more...