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Late Afternoon Session
This session will outline the work that nbn Co. are undertaking on digital inclusion.
In this session, we hear about current communications issues on the ground from a range of communities. They talk about the essential basics for communications from their perspectives and what could be done to better meet their community’s basic communications needs
Vaughn Bennison - Executive Officer - Disability Voices Tasmania, Wayne Hawkins - Director of Inclusion - Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN), Jess Wilson - Chief Executive Officer - Good Things Foundation Australia, David Spriggs - Group CEO - Infoxchange and Connecting Up, Ben Smede - inDigiMOB Project Manager - First Nations Media Australia, Mohammad Al-Khafaji - Chief Executive Officer - Federation of Ethnic Communities' Councils of Australia (FECCA)
Even when the basics of affordability and availability are met, some consumers still have difficulty getting online. It is important that all consumers have the digital skills they require to make the most of connectivity where this is available.
In this panel session, we hear from digital inclusion experts about the programs and services that are available to support consumers to improve their digital skills and engage safely and confidently online.