Containing resources about digital inclusion and digital engagement of particular relevance to Australia, this collection is auspiced by: the Australian Digital Inclusion Index, NT Remote Aboriginal Cyber Safety project and the Dynamics of Digital Inclusion project.
This report contains useful data and compelling case studies from every state and territory, from public, school, special, academic and state libraries. It provides a colourful resource which libraries can use to explain how they are driving digital transformation in library management, collections, programs and...
This report covers key and useful metrics for analysing and understanding the Internet, grouped around three topic areas: access, trust and creative potential.
At a time when our use of digital technologies is increasingly redefining aspects of our personal and professional lives, this report explores urgent questions about the nature of our rights now and into the future.
This paper builds on earlier work by exploring the rates of diffusion of information and communications technology for Indigenous Australians using data from the Australian Census Longitudinal Dataset 2006-2011.
With a third of the population living in regional Australia, a strong internet is required now more than ever to provide regional Australians with the same opportunities their metropolitan counterparts enjoy, argues Matthew Meagher.
This report shares useful insights for individuals, families and organisations about what can be done today to shape a positive future of work for all Australians.
The results of the 2017 online copyright infringement survey show that Australians are embracing streaming services and are more willing to pay for online content.
This ACCC draft report for the communications sector market study includes the draft findings, proposed recommendations and proposed actions, in relation to a number of communications services across the retail and wholesale supply chain.
The development of an implementation policy for Direct Registration will allow Australian internet users the choice to register a domain name directly before the dot in .au - for example, yourname.au
The committee notes that it is conducting a 'live' inquiry about the rollout of the NBN. As this report is being tabled, NBN infrastructure is being constructed and NBN customers are choosing plans from their Retail Service Providers (RSPs).
Territorians are being encouraged to help shape the digital future of the Northern Territory by having their say on this government discussion paper.
The 2017 Australian Digital Inclusion Index provides the most comprehensive picture of Australia’s online participation to date.
When Facebook launched its 'Free Basics' app aimed at helping people without Internet access, they said that the app would serve as an “on ramp” to using the whole global Internet. This research by Global Voices suggests that in contrast to this claim, the app...
This paper focuses on the ABC's first year under its new Managing Director against the backdrop of its recent history.
In the fifth decade of the internet, accessibility for all, especially those with disabilities, is central to digital inclusion. Yet internationally, the score card on internet and accessibility remains mixed, at best; and woefully inadequate, at worst. Via an Australian case study,...
In mid-2013, Swinburne University of Technology set out to increase Indigenous participation in higher education using online learning platforms and new methods of student support. More than 100 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students participated in the Indigenous Futures Collaboration project between 2014 and 2016,...
This report presents findings from an analysis of the scale and scope of the sharing economy in Melbourne. The central aim of this report is to outline the breadth of the sharing economy in Melbourne, and to identify future directions for further investigation. The new...
The 2017 edition of A4AI’s annual Affordability Report, released 20 February 2017, examines the state of policy progress toward affordable internet across 58 low and middle-income countries. The report finds that, despite having pledged to achieve affordable, universal internet access, governments are failing to back...