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News and Notices relating to PCUG.
nb. You are now reading information on the PCUG Information - Members Informing Members - Wiki.
Other information is provided on the main PCUG website.

PCUG Website volunteers

'Item Date 20 July, 2012'
The main PCUG website is administered using Wordpress. The site is in need of additional volunteer input to support. Please contact the PCUG Office Manager if interested, or for further information.

PCUG Volunteer Job Description

Item Date: 18 July 2012
To make it easier for potential volunteers to know what's involved, we are seeking input to job descriptions of activities supported by volunteers within PCUG. We welcome input from anyone who is or has supported any role, for this information to be incorporated into the PCUG website Volunteer area. Feedback to Karen (PCUG Office Manager)[1]

PCUG Office closed for Audit - Monday 30 July, 2012

While audit is being conducted, the PCUG office will be closed.
Karen (PCUG Office Manager)

Beginners SIG for Thur 26 July, 2012 session cancelled

BSIG-ers, Just letting you know that the BSIG session on Thursday 26 July morning at PCUG, 27 Mulley St, Holder has been CANCELLED due to unforeseen circumstances. The session scheduled Thursday 9 August at PCUG will progress as usual.
Eleanor (BSig Coordinator)

PCUG Office Hours

Item Date 1 July 2012
The PCUG Office Manager's core days at the Office are changing to Monday, Wednesday & Friday. The Office is staffed by Volunteers other weekdays and Sundays, pending available volunteer staff. (Please note the Office is closed Saturdays). Phone messages are monitored by the office team, with arrangements in place for ongoing monitoring during public holiday periods. For general assistance advice, please see the HELP information page on the PCUG website [2]

Stay Smart Online

Item Date 23June2012
The Australian Government's Cybersecurity Website [3] provides information for Australian internet users on the simple steps they can take to protect their personal and financial information online. Full information, including subscription to newsletters, on their website.

TIO

Item Date 23June2012
PCUG is a member of the TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY OMBUDSMAN [4]
who are a free and fair dispute resolution service for small business and residential customers who have a complaint about their telephone or internet service in Australia. See their website for full information.

Welcome New PCUG Members

Item Date 23June2012
Welcome Roger Quarterman (Treasurer), Peter Pan (Assistant Treasurer) and Paul Richter (Committee Member).
Full committee details may be viewed by members on the PCUG Home page (after logging into the site) [5] under the Administration Tab.

PCUG Training Room - available for use by members, member groups or External hire (NP Orgs)

Item Date 02June2012
The PCUG Training room has recently been refurbished with Windows7 Operating system. Training room hire is an under-utilized facility available to PCUG members and NP groups. Word of mouth has resulted in several hires this year. Help spread the word. See our training information page [6] for information.

PCUG on Facebook

'Item Date 01June2012
When we ask new members how they heard about our group, it is often by word of mouth. Help spread the word about PCUG. Like our Facebook page [7]. This page also needs willing administrators. Contact the office for information or feedback.

PCUG Committee - Volunteers needed to fill key vacancies

Item Date 28May2012
The PCUG Committee is in need of Volunteers. The committee acts to represent your interests in the management of club activities and other requirements as outlined in our Constitution. 3 Executive Positions are now vacant, with several general committee spots also available. Meetings are held once a month, and discussion of matters is otherwise by email. The PCUG cannot function with-out an active and viable committee. Please contact the PCUG Committee [8] or Office Manager [9] with expressions of interest.

E-waste Recycling Information

Item Date 02May2012
For the information about recycling of computer equipment.
"Chief Minister Gallagher has announced that the days of paying through the nose to dispose of a television are at an end ..."

http://the-riotact.com/an-e-waste-recycling-scheme-to-end-the-tv-dumps/71939

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS

Item Date 01May2012
An all-member email was recently circulated early 2012 "YOUR PCUG NEEDS YOU" outlining the need for Volunteers.
Thank you to those who have responded, as we work to connect valued time and/or skills with support areas in PCUG. Please contact the PCUG Office Manager [10] to discuss any aspect of this further.
Our motto is USERS HELPING USERS. Information sharing is the backbone of our success. Share and learn. Contributions to the group can be of any scale. Expertise, as required, is sought out. There is alot our group can achieve with shared effort. More information available on the PCUG website [11]

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