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Digital divide in australia

  1. 1. Digital Divide-InDigital Divide-In AustraliaAustralia Mithun Chandra DasMithun Chandra Das u3013957u3013957
  2. 2. Points would bePoints would be discussed:discussed:  What is Digital Divide?What is Digital Divide?  Factors causing digital divideFactors causing digital divide  Why it’s an issue in our society?Why it’s an issue in our society?  Issues and Possible SolutionsIssues and Possible Solutions  Data from ABSData from ABS  Digital Divide in AustraliaDigital Divide in Australia  Bridging the Digital DiviBridging the Digital Dividede
  3. 3. Factors CausingFactors Causing Digital Divide:Digital Divide:  ClassClass  GenderGender  AgeAge  EducationEducation
  4. 4. Why it’s an issue in ourWhy it’s an issue in our Society?Society?  I have noticed due to digital divide, someI have noticed due to digital divide, some people in remote area do not tend to livepeople in remote area do not tend to live a standard life, as they are far away froma standard life, as they are far away from the knowledge & information’s related thethe knowledge & information’s related the modern life. We will see more in themodern life. We will see more in the video.video.  Communication gap start taking place,Communication gap start taking place, which is the vital key to all the processeswhich is the vital key to all the processes and transactions.and transactions.
  5. 5. Issue and PossibleIssue and Possible Solutions:Solutions:  Issues:Issues:  EconomyEconomy  UsabilityUsability  EmpowermentEmpowerment  Solutions:Solutions:  Economy and EducationEconomy and Education  UN and other private Institution stepping upUN and other private Institution stepping up with ideas such as one laptop/child policy.with ideas such as one laptop/child policy.
  6. 6. Data from :The Australian Bureau ofData from :The Australian Bureau of Statistics / ABSStatistics / ABS  home computer use - 18% of Indigenoushome computer use - 18% of Indigenous population, 44% of non-Indigenous populationpopulation, 44% of non-Indigenous population  home internet use - 9% of Indigenoushome internet use - 9% of Indigenous population, 29% of non-Indigenous populationpopulation, 29% of non-Indigenous population  internet use overall - 16% of Indigenousinternet use overall - 16% of Indigenous population, 39% of non-Indigenous populationpopulation, 39% of non-Indigenous population
  7. 7. Digital Divide inDigital Divide in AustraliaAustralia Video- The DigitalVideo- The Digital DivideDivide
  8. 8. Bridging the DigitalBridging the Digital DivideDivide Video- Bridging theVideo- Bridging the Digital DivideDigital Divide
  9. 9. To ConcludeTo Conclude  I believe, Force of willingness would beI believe, Force of willingness would be required from both the sides, governmentrequired from both the sides, government themselves is not enough. For whichthemselves is not enough. For which people need to have willingness as well,people need to have willingness as well, in order to shorten the length of Digitalin order to shorten the length of Digital Divide in Australia.Divide in Australia.
  10. 10. Any QuestionsAny Questions  ??

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