IFLA's Net Neutrality Toolkit aims to provide readers (libraries and library associations) with a clear yet coincise description of what net neutrality is, and ideas of how librarians can fight to maintain a free, unhindered internet.
This report looks at issues that fall under the umbrella of cyber safety, and the particular kinds of outcomes that are occurring in remote Aboriginal communities and towns. Some of the standard strategies for avoiding harm are failing in these contexts, and the resulting problems can affect many people.
The Office of the eSafety Commissioner commissioned research into how older Australians perceive and use digital devices and the internet. This research has been undertaken to inform development of the Be Connected program to provide resources and support training to increase the confidence, skills and online safety of older Australians.
Australians have embraced data-intensive applications, such as video-on-demand (VOD) services. Households now reasonably expect that they will be able to use these applications on demand, at any time of day— and, by implication, that infrastructure, networks and services will have the capacity to deliver this....
This report has two aims. The first is to establish the elements of an interests-participation model for developing sustainable digital media skills and literacies among seniors aged 60 and over. The second is to present a rich qualitative account of the digital technology and social...
This report details findings of the Curtin University Teaching Innovation funded project Internet of Things (IoT) Education: Implications for Students with Disabilities. This project aimed to provide insight into both the potential risks and benefits of the IoT for tertiary students with disabilities, particularly in...
The Trusted Digital Identity Framework (TDIF) provides a standard for digital identity in Australia. It aims to make sure all users have a safe and secure way to connect with online government services.
This edition includes contributions on issues at the heart of the new government’s policy agenda, commencing with three future-focused issues: the implications of the digital revolution, the crucial role of technology platforms in economic development, and recent efforts to enhance foresight in policy-making.
The digital revolution is unstoppable and irreversible. The speed, scope and pervasiveness of digital technologies is profound. Like every other technologydriven change, it has benefits and challenges.
This paper examines the potential benefits and pitfalls of mobile phones for accessing social services, particularly in response to gender-based violence, in Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea.
This research suggests the single most effective strategy for achieving digital inclusion in Sarawak is to provide remote villages with reliable, affordable, publicly accessible internet infrastructure.
This issues paper looks at issues around the structure of the .au namespace, reserved or prohibited domain names, and eligibility for and allocation of domain names including what rules should apply to direct registration of .au domain names.
The auDA 2017 Policy Review Panel...
The Government is disappointed that after considering 191 submissions; holding 15 public hearings; receiving testimony from 179 witnesses; and undertaking three site visits, the Committee’s majority report and recommendations indicates a failure to understand the fundamentals of the NBN.
Examines the ways in which digital technology has already changed children’s lives and life chances – and explores what the future may hold.
In June 2017, 490 children aged 10–18, from 26 different countries1 and speaking 24 official languages, participated in workshops held by UNICEF Country Offices and National Committees to share their views on how and why they use digital technologies in their everyday lives, as well...
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.
Digital Me, is the latest in a series of surveys conducted by the Australian Psychological Society, to examine issues affecting the wellbeing of Australians.
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.
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