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Bridging the digital divide

24 May 2005
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Anne Daly presents data from the 2001 Census of Population and Housing to highlight the low levels of computer and internet usage by Indigenous Australians. One possible way of addressing the digital divide between capital city dwellers and other Australians is through the development of community online access centres. Factors that are likely to make these centres more successful include a strong commitment by the community to the development of a centre and a close integration of the centre with community activities, and the budgeting of significant funds for training all involved including centre staff and community members.

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2005
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