The ADII yields important insights into the digital inclusion of Indigenous Australians living in urban and regional areas. While the ADII does not include data for those living in remote areas, the data at national level can be treated with more confidence.
The ADII reveals how age, gender, and education impact on the digital inclusion of people with a disability. The results raise important questions about how this group can realise the full benefits of a digital era, including access to the NDIS.
Case study: Digital inclusion in Geelong, Newcastle, and Townsville – a tale of three regional cities
As regional cities assume greater significance in Australia’s social and economic landscape, understanding their digital inclusion becomes increasingly important.
For many of us, mobile devices and mobile broadband are valuable ways of accessing the internet, and we use them in addition to fixed line services. Mobiles add a personal and flexible dimension to our use of fixed line computers at home, work, or school.