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Broadband today : the role of Australian local government authorities

Cradduck, Lucy M. (2012) Broadband today : the role of Australian local government authorities. In Kommers, Piet, Issa, Tomayess, & Isaias, Pedro (Eds.) Internet Technologies & Society 2012, IADIS Press, Perth, WA, pp. 280-284.

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Abstract

The paper seeks to clarify the role of Local Government Authorities in facilitating the Australian digital economy. It does this by analysing responses to the 2012 BTA, NBN and Digital Economy Survey. This reveals the level of recognition by LGAs of relevant issues; their level of use of federal, state and other programs designed to enable end user engagement; and other actions LGAs are undertaking to enable their regional digital economies. The analysis reinforces the significant role of LGAs in the future of Australia’s digital economy and identifies areas where assistance may be required.

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ID Code: 55260
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: access, high-speed broadband, Broadband Today Alliance
ISBN: 9789728939779
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > INFORMATION SYSTEMS (080600) > Computer-Human Interaction (080602)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Law and Society (180119)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 International Association for Development of the Information Society
Deposited On: 04 Dec 2012 07:34
Last Modified: 07 Feb 2013 15:50

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