Engaging exclusion: what’s next for Australia’s digital future
VALA2014 CONCURRENT SESSION 13: Engaging Culture
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Digital inclusion is becoming one of the major social justice challenges of our time. Digital technologies now pervade every aspect of how we live, work and play. The longer term costs of digital exclusion have not been fully explored, and we do not have a national plan to mobilise a whole-of-community effort that ensures that all Australians can benefit from digital citizenship. Libraries and community organisations have increasingly played an important role in developing digital inclusion capacity. This paper presents a conceptual framework for understanding digital equality and examines how a collaborative national approach might be achieved.
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