Data and analytics are transforming the global economy and the public and private sectors in Australia need to have a greater focus on the workforce, security and ethical implications, according to CEDA’s 2018 economic and political overview.
As news organisations battle charges of 'fake news' and face low levels of trust from a skeptical public, this study suggests that news outlets still play the largest role in content that gets shared on Twitter, at least when it comes to one contentious issue...
Pew Research Center surveys have found that online harassment is a common phenomenon in the digital lives of many Americans, and that a majority of Americans feel harassment online is a major problem. Even so, there is considerable debate over what online harassment actually means...
The technology, media and entertainment, and telecommunications ecosystem remains as fascinating as ever in 2018. Will augmented reality become mainstream? How will machine learning affect the enterprise? What's the future of the smartphone? This predictions report provides insight into transformation and growth opportunities over the...
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.
With a third of the population living in regional Australia, a strong internet is required now more than ever to provide regional Australians with the same opportunities their metropolitan counterparts enjoy, argues Matthew Meagher.
This report details how young people in Australia consume and interact with news and media and underscores the need for a national direction in addressing media-literacy skills in young people.
This working paper explores the changing nature of work and what this means for government, employers, and workers. In particular, it focuses on the implications of digitalisation for skilled migration in high-income countries such as Australia.
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.
Territorians are being encouraged to help shape the digital future of the Northern Territory by having their say on this government discussion paper.
When Facebook launched its 'Free Basics' app aimed at helping people without Internet access, they said that the app would serve as an “on ramp” to using the whole global Internet. This research by Global Voices suggests that in contrast to this claim, the app...
While many technology companies continue to step up their privacy game by adopting best practices to protect sensitive customer information when the government demands user data, telecommunications companies are failing to prioritise user privacy when the government comes knocking.
Whose responsibility is it to monitor and stem communication that relates to violence and terrorist activity?
The Australian Government has released this discussion paper for consultation on the prohibition of the non-consensual sharing of intimate images.
Australians are more concerned about their online privacy than they were five years ago. And it seems that Australians continue to experience the privacy risks that may travel with new technology; with around one-in-four regretting social media activity and a similar percentage knowing a victim...
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,...
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...