Person

Eleanor Hogan

Report

Cyber safety in remote Aboriginal communities and towns: interim report

In September 2015, the Swinburne Institute for Social Research commenced a two-year research project on safety and wellbeing as it relates to communication technologies, in remote Aboriginal communities and towns in the Northern Territory (NT). This report provides an overview of findings from the first...
Book

Internet on the outstation: the digital divide and remote Aboriginal communities

Internet on the Outstation provides a new take on the digital divide. Why do whole communities choose to go without the internet when the infrastructure for access is in place? Through an in-depth exploration of the digital practices occurring in Aboriginal households in remote central...
Submission

Home internet in remote Indigenous communities

The project aimed to inform the successful provision of internet infrastructure, maintenance and training in remote areas by providing detailed qualitative analysis of how households in the three communities experienced the internet.
Commentary

Behind the mulga curtain

Tennant Creek has developed innovative ways of dealing with social media. But the initiatives are languishing, partly for lack of funding. Aboriginal elders and parents in Tennant Creek became disturbed during 2012 by reports that kids had been involved in cyberbullying, something they knew little...
Submission

Submission to the inquiry into issues surrounding cyber-safety for Indigenous Australians

This submission has been prepared by researchers from the Home Internet for Remote Communities Project (HIP). HIP is a collaborative project between the Centre for Appropriate Technology, Central Land Council and Swinburne University that aims to investigate the feasibility of home-based computing and internet access...