This paper explores some of the ways information and communications technology is being implemented in Australian prisons and internationally, and considers the challenges, risks and benefits of bridging the ‘digital divide’.
This article explores how cultural heritage institutions have ordered and regulated contact with their publics via a negotiation of different visual communication technologies.
The ACCC has released this discussion paper on Telstra’s proposed variation to the migration plan to facilitate the rollout of 'fibre to the curb' for the NBN, together with some other proposed variations to the plan.
This report outlines the operations and performance of the Department of Communications and the Arts for the financial year ended 30 June 2017. It has been prepared in accordance with the provisions of section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013.
The objective of this audit was to assess the effectiveness of the Department of Communications and the Arts’ contract management of selected telephone universal service obligations.
Connection begets connection. The Internet of Things is in full flower but does that leave it vulnerable to cyberattack?
The final report of the ACMA Review makes recommendations on the objectives, functions, performance, governance and resource base of the ACMA to ensure it remains fit-for-purpose for both the contemporary and future communications regulatory environment.
The Panama Papers has received the Pulitzer Prize in the Explanatory Reporting category. The International Consortium of Investigative Journalism (ICIJ) – the Washington D.C.-based organization that coordinated the project – interpreted this as a prize to collaborative journalism itself. The use of technology was its...
The Scaling Humanitarian ICTs Network (SHINE) funded by Sida, set out with the theory of change that the quality and efficiency of humanitarian aid can be improved in a variety of contexts through the adoption of Information Communications Technologies (ICTs). With applications in Ethiopia, DRC,...
The Business Growth Agenda (BGA) sets out the Government’s work to build a productive and competitive economy, focusing on the six key inputs businesses need to succeed, grow, and add jobs: export markets, investment, innovation, skilled and safe workplaces, natural resources,...
This paper discusses the potential role of Internet communication technologies, including social media, in the integrated reporting process. A media richness framework provides a conceptual basis to examine the features of Internet technologies, which can facilitate the important external communication aspect of integrated reporting.We find...
Fake News has upset a lot of people and caused real damage but it’s been good news for journalism analysts like me. I’ve never had more interest in a media issue than this. I’ve never been busier talking and researching a topic and its consequences....
To our community,
On our journey to connect the world, we often discuss products we're building and updates on our business. Today I want to focus on the most important question of all: are we building the world we all want?
Algorithms are aimed at optimizing everything. They can save lives, make things easier and conquer chaos. Still, experts worry they can also put too much control in the hands of corporations and governments, perpetuate bias, create filter bubbles, cut choices, creativity and serendipity, and could...
Australia is set to be the world’s most connected continent following the completion of the NBN rollout in 2020, according to new research released today.
Developed by Western Sydney University, this report provides an in-depth analysis into how advancements in technology and nationwide access...
This year’s key developments will centre on fears about how changing technology is affecting the quality of information and the state of our democracy. The arrival of Donald Trump in the White House and elections in France and Germany will highlight the increasing power of...
This is the eleventh year that Ofcom has published the International Communications Market Report. The report benchmarks the UK communications sector against 17 comparator countries.
UK communications sector revenues were the second highest in Europe, with people in the UK among the heaviest users...
5G means seamless connectivity. Ultra-fast and ultra-reliable, transmitting massive amounts of data at super low latency. It will support the ever increasing requirements of the existing network and new applications as unknowable today as the 4G services we take for granted would have been a...