Digital communications

Commentary

11 Dec 2018

The current regime that oversees digital platforms is woefully inadequate. Right now, as the ACCC notes, digital platforms are largely unregulated.

Commentary

11 Dec 2018

The ACCC has signalled its intention to work with the OECD and other international agencies to kickstart an international law-making effort to regulate Google, Facebook and their successors.

Report

10 Dec 2018

This report outlines the ACCC's concerns regarding the market power held by Google and Facebook, including their impact on Australian businesses and, in particular, on the ability of media businesses to monetise their content.

Report

4 Dec 2018

This review illustrated that there are compelling factors for significant additional capital investment in telecommunications infrastructure to maximise the economic opportunities and economy-wide benefits that are available for the people in regional, rural and remote Australia.

Guide

An accessibility guide for writers, communicators, and designers, including web and IT tool designers, production houses and procured services to the public sector
3 Dec 2018

This guide gives the state sector guidance on how to increase accessibility to information through the use of inclusive language and design, and alternate formats such as New Zealand Sign Language, Easy Read and Braille. The guide will be used by government agencies that have...

Briefing paper

30 Nov 2018

Australia has fallen behind many other countries by failing to adopt an integrated approach to e-government that joins up all government services across the three tiers of government. For citizens, this makes life harder than it needs to be and consumes time that could be...

Report

13 Nov 2018

News publishers are pursuing a variety of strategies around voice, with broadcasters generally more proactive than newspapers. While some remain to be convinced about the need to invest heavily today, most believe that voice will significantly affect their business over the next decade.

Report

A survey of broadacre, dairy and vegetable farms
2 Nov 2018

This report outlines how information communications technology (ICT) is used in Australian agriculture. The report also identifies the key differences in adoption between agriculture sectors and between small and large farms.

Report

The political perils of online ad tech
17 Oct 2018

This report argues that today’s digital advertising infrastructure creates disturbing new opportunities for political manipulation and other forms of antidemocratic strategic communication.

Report

Views from ASPI
10 Oct 2018

Australia’s 5G network is critical national infrastructure and this was one of the most important policy decisions the government had to make this year.

Report

4 Oct 2018

This study is one of the largest analyses to date on how fake news spread on Twitter both during and after the 2016 U.S election campaign.

Report

26 Sep 2018

Governments are currently not set up for the complexities of the digital age, concludes PPF’s Prime Ministers of Canada Fellow, Kent Aitken, in his year-long study. He suggests four ways they need to fundamentally change.

Submission

10 Sep 2018

Digital Rights Watch collaborated with Australian Privacy Foundation, Electronic Frontiers Australia, Future Wise, The Queensland Council for Civil Liberties, The New South Wales Council for Civil Liberties, Access Now and Blueprint for Free Speech to produce this joint submission.

Discussion paper

7 Sep 2018

Digital technology could deliver enormous socio-economic benefits across Britain. At the moment, the development and adoption of these and future technologies have been almost entirely market-led, with little to no strategic policy response from governments around the world.

Report

Report of a CNI Executive roundtable held April 11 and 12, 2018
5 Sep 2018

This report stems from the two Executive Roundtables that CNI held in conjunction with its Spring 2018 meeting in San Diego, California. It covers several best practices and policy issues for records managers and archivists struggling to meet the challenge of email preservation projects.

Report

21 Aug 2018

This Project Summary provides information about the commercial and contractual aspects of the Metropolitan Mobile Radio Contract Extension Project (the Project).

Report

A report from the Task Force on Technical Approaches for Email Archives
10 Aug 2018

This report articulates a conceptual and technical framework in which current efforts to preserve email can operate not as competing solutions, but as elements of an interoperable toolkit, and identifies missing elements and areas for additional community growth.

Discussion paper

7 Aug 2018

The Mobile Terminating Access Service (MTAS) is a wholesale service that allows consumers on different mobile networks to make calls or send SMS to each other. The ACCC has released this discussion paper inviting submissions on whether the MTAS should continue to be declared and...

Report

3 Aug 2018

New data technologies, big data analytics and intelligent software systems are transforming the way we produce, consume or distribute commodities, and increasingly, the way we access services. This report shows there are clear divides between the haves and have nots, across various measures of access,...

Report

27 Jun 2018

Digital transformation represents one of the best opportunities to deliver more to those who pay for government, those who work for government, and those who government works for.

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