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.
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,...
The dynamics of disability social policy, political participation and communication rights are complex.
An epochal social policy reform in Australia is the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Much is to unfold concerning the realities of what the NDIS will offer Australians...
The right of consumers to fair, affordable and accessible communications is a key issue around the world. Despite great advances in communications, many Australian consumers do not enjoy access to the essential services required to participation in society.
This working paper has...
Mobile technologies are becoming central to contemporary media ? yet there has been little critical examination of mobiles, or of their role in community, alternative, and citizens' media. This paper examines the way that mass media representations of mobile media are bound up with individualistic...