President: Judy Elias
Vice President: Denise Wright
Treasurer: Rosie Kirkwood
Tutor Coordinator: Sally Morton
Secretary: Anne Moorcroft
Committee Member: Kim Koorey
Committee Member: Mike Dooley
Patron: Kylie Ferguson, Councillor, Northern Beaches Council Auditor: David Walton, Councillor, Northern Beaches Council
Manly Seniors Centre,
275 Pittwater Rd, Manly, NSW 2095
Tuition Hours Available
Monday to Friday: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Public and school holidays – CLOSED
Our Annual General Meeting was held via Zoom, Thursday 15 October, 2020. Photo's and Avatar's of our new Committee members are showcased on this site page. Please visit the2020 Annual Report for the AGM here.
The Club's Constitution and By-Laws are available to members on request. If you would like a copy, contact the Secretary or visit this website in the Members Area menu tab > Member > MCP Constitution.
Manly Computer Pals is truly thankful for the continued support from ASCCA, Northern Beaches Council and BeConnected. Assisting with our grant applications and providing comprehensive resources.
Our Club - Manly Computer Pals
“Our mission is to to educate seniors in the use of digital technology as a way of enriching their lives and making them more self-reliant. We bridge the generation gap and assist seniors to find ways to benefit the community through their collective experience and knowledge.” (ASCCA mission)
Manly Computer Pals is a not-for-profit organisation and a registered charity with the ACNC, Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission. Manly Computer Pals is a member of ASCCA, Australian Seniors Computer Clubs Association. Our club was started from Northern Beaches Computer Pals in 1997 and when ASCCA was formed in 1998, Manly Computer Pals was the third club to actually become a member.
The Club is run entirely by volunteers. Manly Computer Pals’ main objective is to provide low cost tuition on personal digital devices, 1-on-1, to those over the age of 55 yrs.
Membership is open to those over the age of 55 years and who may already have retired from full time work and would like to maintain or learn new digital skills.
Seniors learn new skills on your devices
Our club encourages all our members to participate, at your own pace, with our activities and to use the variety of resources our club has to offer. All members can select one or all of the following club activities and resources:
1 on 1 learning in the clubroom
1 on 1 learning remotely, online
Group Sessions – specialised topics for various interest groups
Events – Seniors Festival, Volunteers Expo etc.
Chatterbox – MCP social general interest group (unrelated to technology)
FlashChat – MCP free newsletter emailed to subscribers
Facebook – MCP public and MCP private group
YouTube Channel – a selection of MCP club's video tutorials, events and sessions