Digital inclusion

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Digital affordability
Digital equity
Digital exclusions
Digital inclusion outcomes
NARROWER TERMS


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Co-designing a peer support platform for people with low vision and blindness

This report evaluates the design and development of a prototype Peer Support Platform that aimed to address the information, linkages and capacity (ILC) building needs of people with low vision and blindness.
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This Collection contains resources about digital inclusion and digital engagement of particular relevance to Australia.
Briefing paper

The digital literacy imperative

Digitalisation is no longer a sectoral issue, but is all-encompassing across sectors and actors. In that regard, the authors of this briefing paper argue that the future is already here—and investing in digital literacy programs will be critical to establishing global leadership in the digital...
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E-change and remote work in Australia

This report is about ‘e-changers’ - a significant and growing segment of the population who have chosen to move from the city to regional and coastal areas while maintaining their city jobs.
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Mapping the digital gap: Wilcannia, NSW community outcomes report

Based on 67 surveys and 25 interviews with residents and stakeholders, this report outlines the summary findings from that initial visit and highlights the digital inclusion challenges that Wilcannia currently confronts.
Briefing paper

Recovery for all: investing in social, digital and financial inclusion

The authors of this paper argue that the COVID-19 recovery provides an opportunity to support social, financial and digital inclusion.
Working paper

What is ‘good’ digital infrastructure?

This paper examines whether current measurement tools suffice in capturing the positive development impact of digital infrastructure and provide a lens through which to assess its potential downside risks.
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Digital inclusion in Western Australia: what we heard

This report highlights key findings from the Western Australian government's community consultation on a draft Digital Inclusion Blueprint.
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Measuring Australia’s digital divide: the Australian digital inclusion index 2021

The Australian Digital Inclusion Index uses survey data to measure digital inclusion across three dimensions of access, affordability and digital ability. The research explores how these dimensions vary across the country and across different social groups. The 2021 Australian Digital Inclusion Index marks the first...
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Solutions for improved digital connectivity in FNQ: building community and disaster resilience in the Gulf Savannah

This project has brought together Gulf Savannah property owners, councils, communities, development organisations, businesses owners, technical experts, and telecommunications service providers to collaboratively identify and define mobile and broadband challenges during the 2019 monsoon trough event and recovery phase, and to devise novel technical solutions...
Discussion paper

Indigenous digital inclusion plan: discussion paper - September 2021

This discussion paper provides a basis for stakeholder consultations supporting development of the Australian government’s Indigenous digital inclusion plan. It provides an overview of issues relating to digital inclusion for Indigenous Australians, including identification of barriers to digital inclusion and the role of existing programs...
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Foundations for belonging 2021

This publication reports on a second wave of research carried out with newly arrived refugees in Australia. This research points to a series of actions that governments, policy-makers, service providers and civil society can pursue to strengthen their contributions to refugee settlement and integration.
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TCICA Region telecommunications and digital connectivity: final report 2021

As a consequence of that need, and as an alliance of 13 councils in the Cape York and Torres Strait, TCICA has commissioned The Cairns Institute at James Cook University (JCU) and the Digital Media Research Centre at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) to develop...
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Bridging Queensland’s digital divide

This report explores the state of digital inclusion in Queensland, showing the state falls behind a number of other Australian jurisdictions on aggregate measures of digital inclusion.
Discussion paper

Northern Australia communications analysis: directions paper

The CRC for Developing Northern Australia has invested in this analysis to investigate the impacts and relevance of digital inclusion for developing northern Australia.
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Reducing perceived risk and promoting digital inclusion for older Australians

This report describes the outcomes of stage one of the project, 'Explore and Quantify.' This includes an analysis of 22 exploratory interviews, resulting in 22 video vignettes of older adults’ information and communication technology risk perceptions (March 2021), and findings from a survey of approximately...
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Closing the digital divide for good

The challenge of digital exclusion is not a new one. This joint report, from Carnegie UK Trust and the UK Committee for UNICEF, sets out why and how the UK government should continue its work to close the digital divide.
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Data for Good Collaboration: research report

This report presents key findings from a research partnership, which involved the design and delivery of a series of webinars that built data literacy; and participatory data capacity-building workshops facilitated by teams of social scientists and data scientists.
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Digitally kind: bridging the gaps between digital policy, process and practice to improve outcomes

The use of digital technology has increased rapidly over the last decade and intensified further since the COVID-19 pandemic. This resource is designed as a starting point to open up conversations for organisations, and to give an overview of a range of technical, social and...
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Connecting on Country

This report examines the experiences of Indigenous students living in remote areas during 2020, and the issues they continue to face around digital connectivity.