Workshop times Free - 1.5hr
digital literacy
9:30am - 11:00am

1:30pm - 3:00pm
5:30pm - 7:00pm*

9:30am - 11:00am


*booking essential
Shop front photo Tech support Personal tech support for people in the Northern Rivers Come to you I can come to you,
or you can come to my office
1/53 Tamar St, Ballina, NSW

My Geek Mate provides personal tech support to bamboozled bipeds in the Northern Rivers area of NSW, Australia.

Some things I can help you with…

This is by no means an exhaustive list, it’s just to give you an idea of what I do:

Helping humans - not machines

  • My Geek Mate helps humans to use machines

My Geek mate is proud to be an official Network Partner of the Australian Governments Be Connected Program

Free digital literacy classes back on – albeit physically distanced

I've re-started the free Be Connected digital literacy workshops again. Post COVID-19 (I hope). Anyone aged 50 or over is entitled to attend a workshop. They are 1.5hrs long - but one workshop per person only (for the time being).  I'm attempting to get three people...

My Geek Mate helps a 93 year old connect with her family on her birthday during the COVID-19 crisis

I got an unusual call earlier this week, a chap in Melbourne said he'd Googled computer repair shops in Ballina, NSW, Australia. He'd spoken to Rescue Tech and they'd told him to call me (thanks guys!). Thankfully I've been around all the local computer repair places...

Covid 19 status update

Be Connected digital literacy workshops during the Covid 19 pandemic Due to the Covid 19 pandemic, I've paused all the in-person Be Connected digital literacy group workshops. Fear not though as I am available to help you online! so get in touch if you want your free...

Gone surfing

My Geek Mate is closed until Monday 17th Feb 2020 – Mark has gone surfing in NZ

First digital literacy class of 2020

My Geek Mate is back in action for 2020 providing a free digital literacy workshop to anyone aged 50 or over – via the Australia Governments ‘Be connected’ program

Mac Pro coffee table

A coffee table made from two mothballed Mac Pro towers and a beautiful piece of camphor laurel timber

Tech support gift vouchers for Christmas

The ultimate Christmas present for the person with everything except technology know-how

Free digital literacy workshops – Ballina, NSW

Free digital literacy classes in Ballina, for anyone over 50, sponsored by the Australian Governments “Be Connected” program.

Get Online Week

It’s Get Online Week around the world 14-20 Oct 2019. Here at My Geek Mate I’m hosting morning tea Monday 14th – Friday 18th Oct 2019, 9:30am – 11:00am. Ask any questions about technology, especially – ‘how to get online’.