Scott Ewing

Scott is a Senior Research Fellow at Swinburne University of Technology’s Institute for Social Research and at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Creative Industries and Innovation. He has more than twenty years’ experience as a social researcher, both at Swinburne and in the private sector. Scott is the author of numerous articles analysing the social impact of new technologies. He is currently managing the Australian component of the World Internet Project, a global survey of internet use and non-use.

Measuring Australia’s digital divide: the Australian digital inclusion index 2019

The Australian Digital Inclusion Index measures three vital dimensions of digital inclusion: access, affordability, and digital ability. It shows how these dimensions change over time, according to people’s social and economic circumstances, as well as across geographic locations. This 2019 ADII report incorporates data collected...

Measuring Australia's digital divide: the Australian digital inclusion index 2018

Digital inclusion is based on the premise that everyone should be able to make full use of digital technologies – to manage their health and wellbeing, access education and services, organise their finances, and connect with friends, family, and the world beyond.

CCi digital futures 2012: the Internet in Australia

This is the latest report of the CCi Digital Futures Project- The Internet in Australia 2012. CCI is the Australian partner of the World Internet Project. The World Internet Project is a 32-country partnership that aims to explore how the Internet influences social, political, cultural...

Online media use in Australia 2007- 2011 submission to the Independent Media Inquiry

On 2 March the Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, Senator Stephen Conroy, released the Report of the Independent Media Inquiry, undertaken by Former Justice of the Federal Court of Australia, Ray Finkelstein QC, with the assistance of Dr Matthew Ricketson. The Report...

Rent assistance and young peoples decision making

For young people, the transition to independent living is one of the most important – and probably exciting, difficult and emotionally charged – decisions they will ever make. For most, it means severing their links with parents, home and much that they have been familiar...