The unique features of Queensland create particular challenges and opportunities for digital inclusion. With the potential of technology to deliver better health, education, social and economic outcomes, it has never been more important that no one gets left behind.
The purpose of this project was to forecast the return on investment over three years of a very remote, a regional and an urban Indigenous Broadcasting Service (IBS) by understanding, estimating and valuing their impact on stakeholders.
Australians have embraced data-intensive applications, such as video-on-demand (VOD) services. Households now reasonably expect that they will be able to use these applications on demand, at any time of day— and, by implication, that infrastructure, networks and services will have the capacity to deliver this....
The ACCC encourages submissions responding to this issues paper from market participants, including media content creators/journalists, media outlets, digital platforms, advertisers, consumers, small businesses and industry associations.
This report examines the perspectives of both providers and users of library services from Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, and the United Kingdom to decode the value of online library spaces and digital services from the users’ perspective while noting their behaviour and preferences as they...
Throughout the world, people are taking direct action to tackle environmental problems – from Standing Rock in the United States, to the Carmichael coal mine in Australia, to the community groups standing against oil and gas exploration in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Media literacy has become a center of gravity for countering “fake news,” and a diverse array of stakeholders – from educators to legislators, philanthropists to technologists – have pushed significant resources toward media literacy programs.
This report was produced for Australian Screen Association (ASA) to give an initial assessment of the efficacy of the site blocking of 5 sites implemented in Australia in December 2016, using data from 1 October 2016 up to 31 March 2017.
This report is intended to inform platforms, news organizations, media makers, and others who do not ask whether standards for media content should be set, but rather who should set them, who should enforce them, and what entity should hold platforms, the media industry, states,...
The 2.5% Commitment Initiative’s goal is to increase the collective investments from academic libraries towards open common infrastructure - that is, projects that provide software or services that support open scholarship.
Creative Nation uses official, open and web data to map the creative industries in the United Kingdom, their evolution, contribution to local economic development, the strength of their support ecosystems - including research and informal networking - and their connections with each other.
This chronology is the second of a series which traces the story of media ownership concentration and control in Australia since 1901. The chronology in general focusses on government policies and regulations that have responded to, or attempted to pre-empt, a trend towards concentration that...
The Department of Communications and the Arts is seeking submissions from stakeholders on the draft findings and recommendations outlined in this draft report, and any other issues relevant to the inquiry terms of reference.
Copyright safe harbours can be a useful policy tool. They help ensure that exposure to copyright liability doesn’t inhibit socially or economically useful activity, such as developing internet infrastructure.
The Online Infringement Amendment (OIA) enables a copyright owner to apply to the Federal Court to block access to an online location operated outside Australia with the primary purpose of infringing (or facilitating infringement of) copyright content. This review supports the Australian government’s commitment to...
Ever thought about why it is vital that organisations like APO exist? This article examines digital government information preservation initiatives in the United States.