Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy (Australia)

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Review of the Interactive Gambling Act 2001: interim report

This report reviews the effectiveness of the Interactive Gambling Act in reducing harm to problem gamblers and those at risk of becoming problem gamblers.

The telework kit: making telework a success: a guide for leaders, managers and employees

Telework, as part of flexible workplace practices, has many proven benefits including attracting and retaining valued staff and capturing productivity benefits. Understanding how telework might add value to your organisation, the right course of action when dealing with requests for telework arrangements—including consideration of compliance...

Benefits of high-speed broadband for Australian households

This report from Deloitte Access Economics examines the benefits to households of high speed broadband in 2020 when the use of digital tools will be widespread across the economy. Deloitte assessed potential household benefits in the areas of communications; e-commerce; e-health; online education; e-government services...

Advancing Australia as a digital economy: an update to the national digital economy strategy

The Government’s 2011 National Digital Economy Strategy (the 2011 NDES) set the goal of Australia becoming a leading digital economy by 2020. In doing so, it nominated eight goals to position Australia as a world leader in broadband connectivity and the use of digital technologies...

Inquiry to learn lessons from the Warrnambool exchange fire: report

This report outlines the lessons learnt from the Telstra Warrnambool exchange fire on 22 November 2012, and suggests a number of responses. The Warrnambool exchange fire highlighted the critical role telecommunications plays in the day-to-day lives of Australians and the significant economic and social implications...