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Technology

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Engineering and technology sciences
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Report

Report on the production of digital commons and on the conditions of the organisation and action of the Digital Commons Policy Council

The Digital Commons Policy Council was created to build connections between the worlds of policy-making and of community-based digital innovation. This report documents their activities and outlines some future plans.
Report

The digital CBD roadmap: a vision for Melbourne as a leading digital city

Other authors
Et. Al
This report outlines a vision for Melbourne to start moving towards a globally influential digital city by as soon as 2023 - if funding is prioritised. This would allow for a more efficient and effective economy, while creating a city that is secure, connected and...
Report

Digital energy futures: foresights for future living

This report reveals new foresights for energy management in Australian households, including keenness to switch to electric vehicles, the need for better battery charging infrastructure, and sharing renewable energy.
Report

Understanding digital poverty and inequality in the UK

In 2022, the British Academy commissioned six projects that examined different aspects of digital poverty in the United Kingdom. This report highlights the central themes and findings that emerge across the evidence base of outputs produced by the commissioned projects, and uses these findings to...
Report

Developments in Web3 for the creative industries

Web3 is an online ecosystem based on blockchain technologies, involving peer-to-peer transactions and coordination tools. This report examines the what, why, who and where of Web3 for the cultural and creative industries, using examples from visual art, music and games.
Working paper

Digital higher education: emerging quality standards, practices and supports

Public authorities across the OECD have started to reflect on how to embed the quality assurance (QA) of digital education into their existing QA frameworks for higher education. This working paper aims to assist policy-makers as they seek to adapt their higher education QA systems...
Report

Digital lives of Australians 2022

This report is the second in an ongoing longitudinal study by auDA. The study provides an in-depth exploration into the online experiences of Australians to understand what they value, their most significant challenges and identify opportunities that will support improvements in online outcomes for Australians.
Policy report

The future of digital identity in Australia

Digital identity systems provide an opportunity to unlock economic benefits by simplifying and securing user interactions with government and private-sector digital services. However, to realise those benefits, this report makes eight recommendations to balance convenience, privacy and security considerations.
Report

A Data Capability Framework for the not-for-profit sector

As community services rapidly digitise, they are generating more data than ever before. This research shows that data capability involves fostering effective and responsible data practices across three integrated dimensions - data access and infrastructure, data skills and data governance.
Working paper

The barriers and potential enablers of electric vehicle uptake in Australia

Electric vehicles will play an important role in the transition to net zero. This working paper outlines findings from a recent survey of 2000 Australians, which sought to better understand the barriers and enablers for Australians to switch from vehicles with an internal combustion engine...
Report

Machine learning in public policy: the perils and the promise of interpretability

Machine learning (ML) can have a significant impact on public policy by modelling complex relationships and augmenting human decision-making. In this report, the authors give an overview of ML and discuss the importance of its interpretability.
Briefing paper

Race to zero emissions: who's the cleanest of them all?

As the Australian government develops its National Electric Vehicle Strategy and considers introducing fuel efficiency standards, the Climate Council has taken a look under the hood to find out where top selling car makers rank in the race to zero emissions.
Policy report

OECD Good practice principles for public service design and delivery in the digital age

The digital age provides great opportunities to transform how public services are designed and delivered. This publication provides a clear, actionable and comprehensive set of objectives for the high-quality digital transformation of public services.
Report

Public exposure and responses to data breaches in Australia: October 2022

This paper reports Australians' views about data trust, cybercrime and data breaches and how these have changed. It is based on data from four waves of the ANUpoll collected over the period October 2019 to October 2022.
Report

Framework for artificial intelligence-enabled assistive technology as supports under the National Disability Insurance Scheme: final report

Other authors
Packer, K., Walker, J., Niven, P., Byrnes, J., Khanna, S., Liu, D.
The NDIA has released this framework to promote innovation and development of safe and effective artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled assistive technology (AT).
Report

The #Data4COVID19 Review: assessing the use of non-traditional data during a pandemic crisis

The GovLab, with the support of the Knight Foundation, recently sought to evaluate how non-traditional data was used to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. The research identifies lessons and recommendations that can be applied to future data-driven crisis management.
Report

Global AI cooperation on the ground: AI research and development on a global scale

This paper recommends that Forum for Cooperation on Artificial Intelligence (FCAI) governments, stakeholders and other likeminded entities prioritise cooperative research and development efforts on deployment of artificial intelligence as a tool for climate change monitoring and management and accelerating development and adoption of privacy enhancing...
Report

A policy framework for responsible limits on facial recognition use case: law enforcement investigations

Remote biometric technologies – in particular, facial recognition – have gained a lot of traction in the security sector in recent years. This report presents a set of proposed principles for the use of facial recognition in law enforcement investigations, along with a self-assessment questionnaire...
Report

Kitmap - a stocktake of research infrastructure in Aotearoa New Zealand’s government research organisations

The 'Kitmap' project highlights the research infrastructure across New Zealand's government-funded research organisations, including Crown Research Institutes, the National eScience Infrastructure, and Callaghan Innovation. Those who work in the research, science and innovation sector will have more visibility of the research infrastructure available to support...
Guide

Hybrid engagement

Hybrid engagement integrates real-time digital and in-person activities to allow participants greater choice and flexibility to participate in an engagement process. This resource offers some guidance on how to effectively conduct hybrid engagement.