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July 22, 2015

Regional consumers too often left behind – ACCAN

The Regional Telecommunications Review is an opportune time to take stock of telecommunications policy in Australia. Whether it is an oversubscribed interim satellite service or a Universal Service Obligation that hasn’t been brought into the 21st Century, regional consumers are frequently left with shocking network performance and few avenues for redress. [read more]

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July 22, 2015

Indigenous Focus Day explored obstacles to digital inclusion

ACCAN Press Release http://www.accan.org.au/news-items/media-releases/1079-indigenous-focus-day Last week the Indigenous Remote Communications Association (IRCA) and the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) hosted an Indigenous Focus Day in Darwin, Northern Territory. The event took place alongside the Broadband for the Bush Forum IV. It attracted 75 participants and focused on identifying the obstacles to digital inclusion and the […]

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June 2, 2014

Speaker presentations from the Indigenous Focus Group Day at BB4B Forum III

Carl Smith, Jasmine Lawson, Kelly Robinson, Marcia Mitchell and Inge Kral ‘Inbox me your number’ – Wifi and mobile phone usage in the Ngaanyatjarra region Inge Kral, Margaret Carew and Marie Ellis Report back on Getting in Touch Workshop – Language and digital inclusion in Australian Indigenous communities Dr Peter Radoll, Assistant Professor in Information […]

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May 14, 2014

Broadband for the Bush Forum Communique 2014

Broadband for the Bush Forum III: Building a Better Digital Future Alice Springs, 2014 This communiqué reflects the ideas and views that emerged out of the third Broadband for the Bush Forum: Building a Better Digital Economy which was held in Alice Springs on 30 April and 1 May 2014. This document reflects the recommendations […]

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May 14, 2014

Broadband for the Bush Forum III Presentations

Speaker Presentations from the 2014 Forum in Alice Springs   Simon Cordina, Assistant Secretary, E-Government Branch, Department of Communications E-Government (PDF)   Noel Ferguson, Principal Project Manager – Communities and Technology, Mid West Development Commission Video: http://youtu.be/uuIPGsDtwbg Connecting Communities – How to Strengthen Entire Communities by using Technology (DRAFT) (PDF)   Brendan Fitzgerald, Inclusion Manager, Infoxchange […]

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