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Technology

Report

Impacts of new and emerging assistive technologies for ageing and disabled housing

This research looks at how smart home assistive technologies (AT) may be best used in both the aged care and disability sectors to reduce the need for support services. It includes an assessment of ease of use, quality-of-life and cost benefit analysis, and contributes to...
Report

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.
Report

Low Earth Orbit, satellite constellations and regulation

With the cost of placing assets in space rapidly declining, and access to capital becoming easier as commercial uses of space are becoming normalised, new regulatory issues are emerging. This report identifies and evaluates the legal and regulatory arrangements and risks for these low Earth...
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Manifesto for sex-positive social media

This publication sets out guiding principles that platforms, governments, policy-makers and other stakeholders ought to take into account in their design, moderation and regulation practices. It builds upon the generative work currently underway with the proliferation of alternative, independent collectives and cooperatives, who are designing...
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Digital skills in the Australian and international economies

This paper provides an analysis of digital skills in the Australian and international economies using a mix of data sources and analysis techniques.
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Automated decision making in transport mobilities: review of industry trends and visions for the future

This report maps and analyses the social implications of the visions of our transport future. The report examines the assumptions underpinning these visions, as they are represented and projected in recent transport and mobilities stakeholder reporting.
Strategy

Australian data strategy

Australia’s first data strategy sets the federal government's vision to become a modern, data-driven society by 2030. It outlines the national approach to data as a key driver of the future economy. The strategy seeks to maximise data’s value, protect it to build trust and...
Policy report

A whole new world: education meets the metaverse

In this policy brief, the authors offer a path for bringing best educational practices into the metaverse. They suggest a series of well-worn principles, derived from the science of how and what children learn to guide the design of new educational technology.
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Rebuilding vehicle manufacturing in Australia: industrial opportunities in an electrified future

This paper suggests that Australia’s natural resource endowments and industrial capabilities make electric vehicle (EV) industry development a viable economic and social strategy. The author argues that a moral obligation to create a sustainable future makes it essential public policy.
Report

Future of the Australian radio industry

The aim of this report is to review the current situation of the Australian radio industry, in light of the nearly two years of progress since the publication of the 'Future delivery of radio' report,.