The Chinese government commands a robust communication machine, including traditional global media outlets available in dozens of languages, China’s so-called 'wolf warrior' diplomats, pro-government trolls, and paid social media influencers. To better understand how primed keywords can lead search engine users to state media, this...
This report highlights key findings from the Western Australian government's community consultation on a draft Digital Inclusion Blueprint.
This guide for policymakers describes subsea cables' essential functions, planning processes and common threats. It also outlines the economic and strategic interests at stake, and offers some recommendations for protecting America's centrality in subsea networks.
The report sets out the Council’s methodology for analysing digital connectivity and adoption across key sectors of the economy, and priorities for its initial program of work, including supporting economic recovery from the impact of COVID-19.
This report sets out the ACCC's findings in respect to their public inquiries into National Broadband Network (NBN) entry level pricing and NBN wholesale service standards.
In 2017, the Bureau of Communications and Arts Research found that the affordability of communications services in Australia had improved overall. In general, consumers were getting better value as prices stayed the same or fell, while product inclusions (such as data) increased. This paper updates...
Improving connectivity for biodiversity across the City of Melbourne: a framework for evaluating and planning management actions
This report contains a methodological framework to measure habitat connectivity for a series of key animal groups across an urban landscape. The report contains a summary of the recent science for measuring habitat connectivity, things to consider when using this approach and worked examples.
Connection begets connection. The Internet of Things is in full flower but does that leave it vulnerable to cyberattack?
In contrast to the largely stationary internet of the early 2000s, Americans today are increasingly connected to the world of digital information while “on the go” via smartphones and other mobile devices. Explore the patterns and trends that have shaped the mobile revolution via the...
This paper provides a longitudinal comparison of the types of web based communication, including social media and smart-phone applications being employed by Local Government in New South Wales (NSW), Australia, and investigates the activity and sentiment of twitter accounts for a sample of local government...
This paper seeks to present whether domestic broadband has seen more people to work from home and use internet based services or has led to the physicality of service provision, job access and socialisation to be even more important.