Below are other sites that would be useful and/or of interest to U3AAT members. Simply click on the site name to open it up. Please click on the link even if there is a line through the link instead of under it.

U3A Network Queensland home page

Queensland Seniors Page A one stop shop of information for Queensland seniors including health, housing, retirement, safety, recreation, and pensions and concessions.

Ways to avoid or reduce the medical gap

U3A Online courses. These courses are basic information on the topics, with links to other websites for those who would like more information.  There are no exams, assignments or tests and no certificates or qualifications to be achieved.  It is simply for the joy of learning and aimed at those who would like to keep their minds active.  

GEMS newsletters GEMS is a monthly newsletter form U3A Online and contains a wealth of “Gems” for enquiring minds

Qld Road Rules Refresher Quiz This test contains 10 give way questions, and 20 road rule questions. See how many you can get right.

Breakdown safety Glovebox Guide print and keep a copy in your glovebox.

Tips to prevent your car from theft Most car thefts are opportunistic and there are a number of things you can do to reduce the risk of having your car stolen or broken into.

Information for drivers 75 years old and over

The Tableland Regional Council Emergency Dashboard has up-to-date information on power outages, road closures, fire and flood warnings and much more very useful local information. I highly recommend subscribing to the Early Warning Network, particularly those who frequently drive up and down the ranges to the coast. You will receive a text whenever there is a range incident or closure.

Links to Staying Safe Online:

Australia’s eSafety Commissioner is the independent regulator of online activity in this country. It provides this information and tips for Seniors on cybersecurity https://www.esafety.gov.au/seniors/staying-safer-online

The ACCC on avoiding scams – The Little Black Book of Scams https://www.accc.gov.au/about-us/publications/the-little-black-book-of-scams?fbclid=IwAR1Cmbmx0joQMOUtX1oCi4VhzrTCnG8P3prH0V8qtOMve8KQ8O94fuLtbFE

Westpac tips on secure online financial transactions  https://www.westpac.com.au/security/

Cookies explained. Some are useful and some track everything you do    https://www.kaspersky.com/resource-center/definitions/cookies

Phishing   https://support.microsoft.com/en-au/windows/protect-yourself-from-phishing-0c7ea947-ba98-3bd9-7184-430e1f860a44

How to unsubscribe safely from junk email  https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/safe-click-unsubscribe-button-spam-email-callintegralnow