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Sydney Harbour

Hello and Welcome,

New Date Set for Our 2020/21 AGM

In regard to the continued lockdown due to COVID and in discussion with our group's committee, it has been decided to defer our AGM until Tuesday, 23 November 2021.

— Ron Ferguson

SMSA Closure Update

SMSA will remain CLOSED until at least Monday 4 October as per NSW Health orders. Further details on reopening to be advised on our website.

For enquiries during this time, please contact:

Library: library@­smsa.org.au

Venue Hire / Administration: venue.hire@­smsa.org.au

SMSA Events: tkc@­smsa.org.au

Our staff are working from home during this period. The SMSA phone has been diverted to a mobile and we can assist you over the phone if needed: 02 9262 7300.

We encourage everyone to regularly check the list of hotspot locations and alerts on the NSW Health website and follow their advice.


Meeting TODAY

Web Design - Saturday, 21 Aug - 1:30 pm (2:00 pm meeting start) - 4:00 pm

Hi everyone,

Our Web Design meeting is next Saturday the 21st at 2 pm via Zoom.

This month I found some free courses, mainly on Web Design, but other topics are available.

We can also look at a set of developer tools. It has over 50 different sets of codes you can adjust and use for free.

I found another Instagram tutorial this time on how to search Google like a pro.

Here are the details:

Time: Aug 21, 2021, 02:00 pm Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney

Join Zoom Meeting:


Meeting ID: 870 3471 3666

Passcode: webdesign

Hope to see you all there,

— Steve South

Meetings This Week

Main Meeting - Tuesday, 24 Aug - 5:30 pm (6:00 pm meeting start) - 8:00 pm

This meeting will be via Zoom; details later via email.

— Alex

Digital Photography - Friday, 27 Aug - 9:30 am (10:00 am meeting start) - noon

This meeting will be via Zoom; details later via email.

Hear about all the newest digital photography topics.

And, of course, there will be the usual Q&A and other discussions.

— John Lucke

Meeting Next Week

Penrith Group - Saturday, 4 Sep - 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm at the Penrith City Library

The meeting starts typically with a Q&A session around the table to enable members to share problems, advice and computer tips.

The group will then discuss any other technology or computer topics of interest.

— Jeff Garland

Schedule of Current & Upcoming Meetings ‡

56 2021/06/05 — 14:00-17:00 — 07 Aug, Sat — Penrith Group, Penrith City Library
57 2021/08/10 — 17:30-20:30 — 10 Aug, Tue — Programming via Jitsi
58 2021/08/13 — 10:00-12:30 — 13 Aug, Fri — Friday Forum, L1 Carmichael Room Cancelled
60 2021/08/17 — 09:30-12:30 — 17 Aug, Tue — Tuesday Group, L1 Woolley Room Cancelled
61 2021/08/21 — 13:30-16:30 — 21 Aug, Sat — Web Design via Zoom
62 2021/08/24 — 17:30-20:30 — 24 Aug, Tue — MAIN Meeting via Zoom
63 2021/08/27 — 09:30-12:30 — 27 Aug, Fri — Digital Photography via Zoom
64 2021/09/04 — 14:00-17:00 — 04 Sep, Sat — Penrith Group, Penrith City Library

‡ As decided after assessing the Members' wishes (resumption of face-to-face meetings) via the latest Online Survey.

Please go to the SPC&TUG Newsletter for 23 - 28 AUGUST 2021 in SWAY format.

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