digital access

Journal article

Towards open annotation: examples and experiments

This article interrogates how digital text annotation tools and projects facilitate online engagement and virtual communities of practice. With the rise of the Web 2.0 movement and the proliferation of digital resources, annotation has evolved from an isolated practice to a collaborative one.
Journal article

A digital inclusion: empowering all Australians

The purpose of this paper is to explore the current needs, challenges and benefits of digital inclusion in Australia. It explores how the concept of inclusion is evolving with changes in technology and to social structures.

2011–12 Regional Telecommunications Review

This is the second legislated Regional Telecommunications Review (RTR), and follows on from the 2008 review led by Dr Bill Glasson AO. The report provides a snapshot of current service availability in different areas and identifies what future measures are needed for regional Australia to...

Public sector digital transformation: a quick guide

This guide provides brief background information on a variety of recent and current initiatives in the Australian federal public sector associated with ‘digital transformation’, as well as links to relevant sources of information.

Switched on: exploring the challenge of adequate digital access for all children and young people

This report brings together research and evidence about key issues related to digital inclusion with a particular focus on children and young people, emphasising that adequate digital access is still far from universal.

Supercharging the smart city

Quality of growth has been the mantra this year, underscoring the profound transformation that is taking place in the Chinese economy in terms of how it should be managed. At a macro level, a slower growth rate is necessary but not sufficient for mitigating financial...
Discussion paper

From careers to atmospheres

The third issue of CAMEO Cuts examines the changing social relations of time and self-management at work.

Internet connectivity seen as having positive impact on life in sub-Saharan Africa

According to this new Pew Research Center analysis, most sub-Saharan Africans feel positively about the role the internet plays in their country. Large majorities say the increasing use of the internet has had a good influence on education in their country, and half or more...

State of digital rights

The central message of this report is that the impact of digital regulation should be viewed through the prism of human rights law. Government attempts to control the digital world pose an inevitable tension between two fundamental human rights - fair access to the internet...
Journal article

Towards understanding digital divide in rural partnerships and development: a framework and evidence from rural Australia

This paper explores the digital divide between urban and rural communities, and how this impacts regional development.