Report

Digital lives of Australians 2021

Researchers sought feedback from more than 1,500 Australian consumers and more than 400 small business owners about their online needs and challenges. The research found that most consumers feel that the Internet has a positive impact on their lives. However, the research also found consumers...
Policy report

China’s cyber vision

This report provides a primer on the roots of the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) within China’s policy system, and sheds light on the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) intentions to use cyberspace as a tool for shaping discourse domestically and internationally.
Policy report

Future proof: connecting post-pandemic Canada

Digital information has emerged as the prime mover of economies and societies. With the right set of policies and programs, this paper argues that Canada can have the digital connectivity infrastructure it needs to fully support an inclusive society and competitive economy far into the...
Report

Australian Internet Usage Survey: method

The Australian Internet Usage Survey (AIUS) uses a sequential mixed-mode design. An online selfcompletion survey is offered first, with a hard copy option initiated during a second phase of data collection. The AIUS uses an address-based sampling (A-BS) approach, with mail as the primary mode...
Report

Australian digital inclusion index: community consultation feedback and outcome

In 2020 the Australian Digital Inclusion project team sought feedback on a reimagined Australian Digital Inclusion Index. Submissions closed 13 March 2020.This document summarises the feedback received, and details how that feedback has informed the ADII 2.0.
Discussion paper

The Australian digital inclusion index: consultation paper

This discussion paper has been released to seek feedback on five primary aspects of the revised ADII 2.0 index and index data provision strategy that the ADII Research Team are investigating.
Report

Affordability report 2020

The 2020 Affordability Report calls for governments to develop effective national broadband plans to make internet access more affordable and enable more people to connect.
Fact sheet

The digital parenting strategies and behaviours of New Zealand parents

This factsheet presents findings from a study looking at the strategies New Zealand parents, caregivers and whānau use to mediate their children’s experiences of online risk and harm.
Report

The Internet and end of life

As the world continues to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, there is an emerging need for bereavement support at a critical level. This report finds that online spaces are a crucial cornerstone of support to people grieving and people at the end of their life, providing...
Report

The digital lives of older Australians

This report examines how older people are adapting to the digital world, how and why they access the internet, and their attitudes to doing so.