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

Meet Jason the new assistant geek!

Say hello to my new assistant and junior geek, Jason! He's a first year Computer Science student at Charles Sturt University with a passion for helping people. Jason worked in the Police Force as a first response officer for one year before returning back to the...

Anti vaxxers have graffitied my shop! 🙁

I'm feeling a bit down today because I came to work this Monday morning during school holidays only to discover the anti-vaxxers have graffitied the side of the property I'm leasing! I'm hoping it is the nice blank wall they chose, not my business specifically. I'm...

Lockdown – again!

We're in lockdown again as I write this. What does it mean for you and My Geek Mate? well basically I'm still here in my shop but my door is locked and we're not allowed to meet in person. However, I can still help you  - remotely. So feel free to call or email and...

Happy New Year 2021!

I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and New Year, welcome to the year 2021. Everything is back to normal at My Geek Mate, things are getting busy so please book in if possible. Australian Government-sponsored "Be Connected" digital literacy workshops 2021   I'm...

Merry Christmas 2020

Merry Christmas to you all! I'll be back to work on Monday 4th January 2021. Thank you to all my wonderful clients, it's great that we got through 2020 together in electric dreams. What a crazy year it's been. I'm thankful that my services are in demand despite the...

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