Group issues urgent appeal to help growing service

Group's appeal for help to meet demand across region

Pictured above: Brisbane Seniors Online mentor and local resident Stan Bowles using his skills in photo editing.

Brisbane Seniors Online (BSOL) is in desperate need of more volunteers for its expanded service in Redcliffe and now North Lakes.

Moreton Bay Region’s growing population is increasing demand for the service which has covered Greater Brisbane for more than 20 years.

Tutors are needed to help seniors and those over 50 with computers and internet at the learner’s home on their own computer or device and at a pace which suits them.

Learners' lessons

It covers minimising the risk of scams and fraud, making devices safe from viruses and malware and teaches Windows, Apple, Android and Smart phones.

Learners receive, as a guide, 12 hours of lessons. When complete, they get ongoing support for the rest of their membership year.

Ideally, tutors need to be around the same age as those they are teaching. The average age of BSOL learners is 74.

Support group

There are no paid staff at BSOL, but tutors are helped through the Mentor Support Group, which meets through Zoom.

Moreton Bay Regional Council has made a financial contribution towards promoting Brisbane Seniors Online.

For more on BSOL phone 3393 2225 or visit, or

Are you #MoretonBayTough?

Pledge your commitment to support local, spread kindness and show you're Moreton Bay Tough

Sign the Pledge for Free!

'Plenty of positives' for Leopards

North Lakes Leopards women’s team made an encouraging start to the new rugby union season and have 'plenty of positives' going into their first match of the regular season, this weekend. Read More

Unearthing the region’s culinary wonders

Alastair McLeod is a celebrity chef with a passion for local produce and the Tastes of Moreton Bay. He’ll be spruiking the best the region has to offer at this weekend’s Moreton Bay Food + Wine Festival. Read More

Join the Conversation

We might be spending most of our time indoors, but that doesn’t mean we have to stay silent – stay connected!

#MoretonBayTough Facebook Group   Sign The Pledge