Digital Inclusion

Research

5 April 2017

Students with access to fibre broadband learn more, thousands benefit.

27 March 2017

Uses evidence from the Indigenous Futures Collaboration to examine the extent to which online delivery can help overcome barriers to education for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people living in regional and remote areas.

27 February 2017

This report maps the breadth of the sharing economy across Melbourne – and contributes the first comprehensive listing of networks active and available to people in Melbourne.

20 February 2017

The 2017 Affordability Report examines the state of policy progress toward affordable internet across fifty-eight low and middle-income countries.

15 February 2017

This report captures insights from international experts and high-level representatives from across Australian society to understand how the capacity and energy of older Australians can be enabled by digital technology.

3 February 2017

Developed by Western Sydney University, this report provides an in-depth analysis into how advancements in technology and nationwide access to fast broadband will transform all aspects of the Australian way of life.

25 January 2017

This index reveals that while digital inclusion is improving, it is uneven and many Australians are missing out on the benefits digital participation derives for our public and private lives.

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.

10 January 2017

In this report, RAND researchers, with the help of an advisory panel, craft a research agenda to prepare the U.S. legal system to address the effects of emerging technologies on individuals' constitutional rights, especially to due process.

21 December 2016

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