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A turning point in the digital divide

Andrea Pearman, Wednesday, 30th September 2020 -  Marking International Day for Access to Information and Right To Know Week, Andrea Pearman considers the additional difficulties digitally excluded groups have experienced this

Bridging the digital divide, one desktop computer at a time

Sue Karzis, Monday, 10th August 2020 -  With offices around the country sitting empty, businesses have an opportunity to do some good by redistributing their abandoned desktops, screens and iPads to those in need, writes

The online divide leaving disadvantaged Australians behind

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 26th March 2020 -  There are 1 million Australian households without a home broadband internet connection  Workplaces, schools and government services are fast moving online in a bid to stop the spread

Cross Sector Alliance Forms To End Digital Divide

Rachel McFadden, Thursday, 3rd August 2017 -  More than 100 organisations from civil society, business, media and technology have joined forces to reduce the number of Australians being left behind in the digital age. In light

Digital Divide Deepens For Low Income, Disabled, Indigenous, and Ageing Australians

Rachel McFadden, Tuesday, 1st August 2017 -  Three million Australians are still not online and are missing out on educational, health, social and financial benefits as a consequence, a new report has found. The Australian

SA On the Wrong Side of Digital Divide

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 9th March 2017 -  Welfare peak body, the South Australian Council of Social Service (SACOSS) has called for a whole-of-government strategy to address digital disadvantage in that state. SACOSS

More Aussies Online But Digital Divide Remains- Report

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 12th September 2012 -  Five out of every six Australians are now online but people who don’t have access are at a deepening disadvantage as the digital gap widens, researchers have warned. The latest…

NBN Needs Tough Rules to Reduce Digital Divide

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 8th September 2011 -  The National Broadband Network risks contributing further to the digital divide if tough rules regarding fair treatment and financial hardship are not ensured according the Australian…

Pilot Project to Help Bridge Digital Divide

Staff Reporter, Monday, 30th April 2007 -  Corporate donors and grant makers have joined with the Victorian Government to fund a pilot project to help bridge the digital divide. Primary school students in Melbourne’s inner…

Victorian Pilot Project to Help Bridge Digital Divide

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 10th April 2007 -  Grant-makers and corporate donors have joined with the Victorian Government to fund a pilot project to help bridge the digital divide. Primary school students in Melbourne’s inner…

NFPs Face Growing Digital Divide

Staff Reporter, Monday, 15th January 2007 -  According to the survey Not for Profits are experiencing a growing digital divide with small organisations spending significantly less on technology infrastructure than larger…

Bridging the Digital Divide – Case Study

Staff Reporter, Monday, 31st October 2005 -  A new Not for Profit business in Victoria will provide affordable computer services to small and medium sized business, and health and welfare organisations. In the inner suburban…
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