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Chris K. Wilson

Dr Chris K. Wilson is curator of the APO Digital Inclusion Collection. His expertise is in examining the historical and contemporary nature of communication infrastructure provision, its underlying social, technological, economic and governmental determinants, and downstream impact on cultural production and innovation.

Chris is a Research Fellow with the Centre for Social Impact at Swinburne University of Technology and principal analyst for the Australian Digital Inclusion Index (ADII) project, a collaborative venture between the Centre for Social Impact at Swinburne University, RMIT University, Telstra and Roy Morgan Research.

Briefing paper

COVID-19, digital inclusion and online education: APO Digital Inclusion Collection Brief April 2020

During the current period of home-based self-isolation, those without the ability to effectively and affordably access and use digital technologies will find it immediately and increasingly difficult to participate in contemporary economic, social, cultural and civic life.
Fact sheet

Digital inclusion and COVID-19: CSI response

Australia’s response to containing COVID-19 needs us to be more digitally connected than ever. This fact sheet focuses on the need for access, affordability and improved ability.
Report

Digital mentors: the heart of the digital revolution

The Heart of the Digital Revolution forum was held in Sydney on 26 July, 2019. The aim of the forum was to establish the challenges, opportunities and requirements to build and sustain a nation-wide digital mentoring revolution. This report sets out the the collective challenges...
Report

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...
Briefing paper

APO Digital Inclusion Collection brief: August 2019

This snapshot is inspired by the initiation of the Digital Health Literacy program being piloted for the Australian Digital Health Agency between July and December 2019. This program will deliver training to support people to improve their digital health literacy, including how to find quality...