Digital Inclusion

Digital Inclusion

Research

17 January 2017

Marketing materials for 'off-the-shelf' smart home control devices are analysed, including a summary of proposed benefits and lifestyle enhancements. Potential detriments and energy consumption implications, including for financially disadvantaged or disengaged households, are discussed.

21 December 2016

The study analyses data from the first large scale Australian survey of public wi-fi use.

15 December 2016

Aims to provide a single, comprehensive annual source of infrastructure statistics for use by policymakers, industry leaders, transport analysts and the wider Australian community.

14 December 2016

This paper discusses the budget impact of the Commonwealth’s equity and debt financing of the NBN and the associated fiscal risks.

13 December 2016

If you want fibre internet to make your firm more productive you’ll need other investment too. 

21 November 2016

In September 2015, the Swinburne Institute for Social Research commenced a two-year research project on safety and wellbeing as it relates to communication technologies, in remote Aboriginal communities and towns in the Northern Territory (NT). This report provides an overview of findings from the first phase of the project.

17 November 2016

Provides a free and independent dispute resolution service for small business and residential consumers who have an unresolved complaint about their telephone or internet service in Australia.  

14 November 2016

As the global ‘data revolution’ accelerates, how can the data rights and interests of Indigenous peoples be secured?