You are here

FAST Record ID: 
893646

Search Collection:

Digital communications--Social aspects

Report

27 Sep 2017

Technology has impacted upon creative work and its associated industries in different ways. Digital Culture, a major longitudinal study of arts and cultural organisations usage of technology in England, charts trends in this area over 2013-2017. It looks at how organisations use digital...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Discussion paper

11 Sep 2017

The Northern Territory Government is seeking input for the development of a Digital Territory Strategy. This discussion paper has been prepared to guide feedback and to continue the conversation with government on where we all should focus our efforts.

In this digital age reliance on...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Research report

27 Jul 2017

Facebook’s Free Basics program aims to help bridge the digital divide through a mobile-based platform that allows users to connect to a handful of online services free of charge. In a vision statement for the program, Facebook surmises that “[by] introducing people to the benefits of the...

Share
APO Collection(s): 
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Report

10 Jul 2017

In this era of unprecedented digital surveillance and widespread political upheaval, the data stored on our cell phones, laptops, and especially our online services are a magnet for government actors seeking to track citizens, journalists, and activists.

In 2016, the United States...

Share
APO Collection(s): 
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Research report

22 Jun 2017

Sensis surveyed 800 Australian consumers and 1,100 Australian businesses to continue this landmark study on how social media channels are being used.

This year, the report has been released in two chapters, with the consumer survey results contained in Chapter 1 and the business survey...

Share
APO Collection(s): 
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Audio interview

06 Jun 2017

In the wake of terrorist attacks in London, Manchester — and now Melbourne's shooting and siege — social media and online messaging sites are being called on to do more to crack down on online extremists.

Malcolm Turnbull has joined with British Prime Minister Theresa May in accusing...

Share
APO Collection(s): 
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Discussion paper

20 May 2017

The Australian Government has released a discussion paper for consultation on the prohibition of the non-consensual sharing of intimate images.

The term ‘non-consensual sharing of intimate images’ refers to the sharing or distribution of an image or video of a person or persons portrayed...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Audio program

25 Mar 2017

Twitter is considering a paid subscription service for some of its high-level users.

The service would help businesses retain a greater control over their social media presence, and give them more access to users' habits.

It's been a free platform for eleven years, so who would pay...

Share
APO Collection(s): 
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Research report

15 Feb 2017

Due to increases in life expectancy we are now facing what could be the longest ever retirement period in history. With this welcome trend comes new challenges, such as the need to meet increased demand for health and aged care services at a time when the ratio of working aged people to retired...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 

Research report

25 Jan 2017

In 2016 the first Australian Digital Inclusion Index was released, recognising the enormous role access to and engagement with digital technology and the internet plays in facilitating the economic and social inclusion of Australians in economic, social, cultural and civic life. The index...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Research report

10 Jan 2017

New technologies have changed the types of data that are routinely collected about citizens on a daily basis. For example, smart devices collect location and communication data, and fitness trackers and medical devices capture physiological and other data. As technology changes, new portable and...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Research report

06 Dec 2016

The purpose of this research is to examine the complex interplay on the Internet between the right to freedom of expression (and information), transparency, and the right to privacy, which is further complicated by the competing interests of stateholders including the State, Internet users, ICT...

Share
APO Collection(s): 
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Commentary

Article

18 Nov 2016

The extraordinary growth of the mobile internet carries the promise of a more inclusive digital economy, accessible to everyone with a cheap smartphone. A low-cost, mobile internet could reconfigure the provision of health and education, open new economic opportunities, and expand cultural,...

Share
APO Collection(s): 
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Commentary

Article

13 Oct 2016

Once upon a time different political perspectives were provided to the public by media reporting, often through their own painstaking research.

If an issue gained attention, several perspectives might compete to inform and shape public opinion. It often took decades for issues to make the...

Share
APO Collection(s): 
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Commentary

Article

15 Sep 2016

Recent discussion about freedom of speech in Australia has focused almost exclusively on Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act. For some politicians and commentators, 18C is the greatest challenge to freedom of speech in Australia and the reform or repeal of this section will reinstate...

Share
APO Collection(s): 
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Discussion paper

05 Sep 2016

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has commenced a market study to examine a range of interrelated matters that have been raised by the industry that may affect the development of competition and efficiency in communications markets over the next five years or thereabouts...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Strategy

31 Aug 2016

The Corporate Plan 2016–20 sets our course for the future, identifying our purpose, values, operating environment, strategic priorities, capability and risk oversight and management.

Share
APO Collection(s): 
Geographic Coverage: 

Research report

17 Aug 2016

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians are under-serviced by digital technologies, with indigenous Australians being 69% less likely than non-indigenous people to have any Internet connection and are about half as likely to have broadband access. This 'digital divide' contributes to...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Research report

11 Aug 2016

The Australasian Consumer Fraud Taskforce (ACFT) is a group of 22 government regulatory agencies and departments in Australia and New Zealand. It works with private sector, community and non-government partners to prevent fraud. The ACFT has run a range of fraud prevention and awareness-raising...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Video lecture/presentation

Video interview

04 Aug 2016

The rise of citizen journalism offers alternative views to officially recorded history in every tweet, blog and photo. Why is it so important for libraries to preserve Facebook, Twitter and other online conversations? How would our world today be understood 100 years from now if these millions...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s):