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Locals staying connected in response to COVID19

Local Residents Some lovely sharing of positive art and messaging on community Facebook Pages like https://www.facebook.com/OxleyVictoria/. See if your local community has one similar. Local Council The local council here, Rural City of Wangaratta have prepared information for the business and community and their services available on their website. Updates are also printed in the…

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Virtual Panel on social distancing and digital inclusion

Please join us for a virtual panel on social distancing and digital inclusion Due to the social distancing measures currently in place across Australia, this month’s meet-up will be an entirely virtual panel discussion moderated by ADIA Chair David Spriggs. We will be joined by a panel of digital inclusion  experts and on-the-ground practitioners to discuss…

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Creating Digital Change For Good in Rural Victoria!

“The #digital future is looking good for our local community” Maree Timms DTAC 25 people from a range of industries, community groups and abilities came together for the Digital Inclusion & Tech for Good Workshop as part of the Digital Innovation Festival thanks to the Victorian Government. Amanda Aldous, Coordinator of Wangaratta’s NEW Digital Hub opened the…

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Digital Inclusion: It’s about empowering everyone to be able to access, use and afford digital technology.

Digital Inclusion: It’s about empowering everyone to be able to access, use and afford digital technology. Wangaratta is one of only a handful to host an Australian Digital Inclusion Alliance (ADIA) Meetup in partnership with Broadband for the Bush Forum VII in Wangaratta Thursday 7 June 2018.   “It’s an exciting time to be involved in digital…

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2016 Australian Internet Governance Forum

I am incredibly proud to be invited as a guest speaker on Digital Inclusion at the 2016 Australian Internet Governance Forum In Melbourne 11-12 October 2016. I will be speaking about the importance of digital communications in small rural communities. “Providing Australians with fast and reliable broadband is just the beginning. If the Internet is…

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