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Innovation Science and Technology

Measuring Australia’s Digital Divide: The Australian Digital Inclusion Index 2016

  • Year: 2016
  • Author: Thomas, J, Barraket, J, Ewing, S, MacDonald, T, Mundell and M Tucker

In setting out the first findings of the Australian Digital Inclusion Index (ADII), this report provides our most comprehensive picture yet of Australians' online participation. The ADII has been created to measure the level of digital inclusion across the Australian population, and to monitor this level over time. Based on data from Roy Morgan R ....

Mobile Digital Breast Screening: An Evaluation of the Queensland Experience

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: Russell, Bob; Taylor, Alan
  • Editors: Hansen, David; Schaper, Louise; Rowlands, David
  • Journal Name: 18th Annual Health Informatics Conference: Informing the Business of Healthcare
  • Publisher: Health Informatics Society of Australia
  • Published Location: Brunswick East, Vic
  • ISBN: 9780980552027
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Queensland

This paper analyses some of the outcomes associated with the adoption of digital mammography in Breastscreen Queensland's mobile services to rural and remote parts of the state. A fleet of six mobile services, equipped with digital mammography equipment service these locations. Digital technologies, especially in spatially mobile s ....

More Than Implementing an Electronic Health Record - Innovation in Tasmanian Community Health

  • Year: 2003
  • Author: Boote, Andy; Hill, Ros; Webb, Diane
  • Editors: Coiera, Enrico; Chu, Stephen; Simpson, Carmel
  • Journal Name: Proceedings. Brunswick East, Vic.: Health Informatics Society of Australia (HISA) ; Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)
  • Publisher: Health Informatics Society of Australia (HISA) ; Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)
  • Published Location: Brunswick East, Vic
  • ISBN: 0975101307
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Tasmania

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) commenced a business initiative project called the Community Client Health Profile (CCHP) to implement an electronic health record into the community sector. Jointly funded by DHHS and Networking the Nation as part of the Regional Telecommunications Infrastructure Fund, CCHP's prim ....


  • Year: 2009
  • Author: Enck, James; Reynolds, Taylor
  • Publisher: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
  • Published Location: Paris, France

This report makes a case for investment in a competitive, open-access national fibre-to-the-home network rollout based on potential spillovers in four key sectors of the economy: electricity, health, transportation and education.  This research offers a new approach to evaluating the costs of building the most forward-looking  ....

New Connections Driving Innovation and Productivity

  • Year: 2011
  • Author: Brian Ramsay
  • Publisher: Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation
  • Published Location: Barton, ACT
  • ISBN: 9781742542232
  • Country: Australia

This report examines the impact that broadband technology is having on the information and communications technology capabilities of regional industries. Changing capabilities are enhancing the productivity of rural businesses as internal efficiencies are realised, market access is increased and better relationships within the supply chain are po ....

Northern Inland Digital Economy Strategy for Business

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Attentive Consulting
  • Publisher: RDA Northern Inland NSW
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: New South Wales

RDA Northern Inland Digital Economy Strategy was commissioned to focus on centering the benefits and opportunities of high speed broadband to achieve improved and sustained economic development through fostering growth of existing private sector businesses while also providing an attractive environment for the establishment of new technology firm ....

OECD Regional Outlook 2011

  • Year: 2011
  • Author: OECD
  • Publisher: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
  • Published Location: Paris, France
  • ISBN: 9789264111707

This publication highlights the central role of regions and regional policies in generating an employment recovery and realising the innovation potential of OECD economies. The contribution of cities and rural areas in addressing climate change and shifting our economies towards green growth is also analysed. In addition to presenting overviews ....

OECD Reviews of Regional Innovation: Regions and Innovation Policy

  • Year: 2011
  • Author: OECD
  • Publisher: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
  • Published Location: Paris, France
  • ISBN: 9789264097384

Regions and Innovation Policy addresses the needs of national and regional governments for greater clarity on how to strengthen the innovation capacity of regions. The first part of the book examines strategies, policies and governance, explaining why regions matter, what makes smart policy mixes, and multilevel governance. The second part of the ....


  • Year: 2004
  • Author: OECD
  • Publisher: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
  • Published Location: Paris, France
  • Country: Spain
  • State/Region: Basque Country

The following case study on the Basque Country is organised in four parts: The context is presented in part one with developments on regionalisation and autonomy in Spain, a description of the specific governance features prevailing in the Basque Country and a profile of the rural areas within it. Part two is constituted by an analysis ....

Projects Integrating Information Systems Are Going Regional - a Systematic Review

  • Year: 2007
  • Author: Cruz-Correia, Ricardo; Vieira-Marques, Pedro; Ferreira, Ana; Almeida, Filipa; Wyatt, Jeremy; Costa- Pereira, Altamiro
  • Journal Name: Proceedings of the 12th World Congress on Health (Medical) Informatics; Building Sustainable Health Systems
  • ISBN: 9781586037741

Integrating Information Systems (IS) is essential to support shared care. Many different integration approaches have been implementation through the years. This paper summarises studies examining approaches to integrate patient data from different IS. The literature was systematically reviewed in the last decade (1995-2005) to iden ....

Q methodology and rural research

  • Year: 2007
  • Author: Previte, Jo; Pini, Barbara; Mckenzie, Fiona Haslam
  • Journal Name: Sociologia Ruralis
  • Journal Number: Vol.47, No.2
  • Country: Australia

Traditionally, rural scholarship has been limited in its methodological approach. This has begun to change in recent years as rural researchers have embraced a range of different methodological tools. The aim of this article is to contribute to greater methodological pluralism in rural sociology by introducing readers to a method of research that ....

Quantifying the possible economic gains of getting more Australian households online

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: Allen Consulting Group (ACG)
  • Publisher: Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • Country: Australia

The Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy (the Department) has commissioned the Allen Consulting Group (ACG) to undertake this study to quantify the economic gains associated with increasing the number of Australian households connected to the Internet. Access to, and use of the Internet, is already central to the opera ....

RDA Goldfields Esperance Regional Plan

  • Year: 2013
  • Publisher: RDA Goldfields Esperance
  • Published Location: Western Australia
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Western Australia

The Goldfields Esperance Regional Plan sets out the strategic framework for RDA Goldfields Esperance to contribute to the regional vision. Its priorities are: Attracting and retaining population Increasing access to affordable, adaptable and secure housing Enhancing industry resilience and innovation Ensuring a healthy and valued environme ....

RDA Tasmania Regional Plan 2013-2014

  • Year: 2013
  • Publisher: RDA Tasmania

The RDA Tasmania Regional Plan is reviewed annually to update profiling information and revise RDA Tasmania's strategic direction and regional priorities. Draft priorities are shared with a wide range of stakeholders to invite input and this feedback is incorporated throughout the drafting process. Five broad priorities have been identified by R ....

RDA Wide Bay Burnett Workforce Development Jobs and Skills Matching Study 2013

  • Year: 2013
  • Publisher: RDA Wide Bay Burnett
  • Published Location: Hervey Bay, QLD
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Queensland

Approximately 184,500 people are directly employed in mining, oil and gas operations which is about 1.6 per cent of the Australian workforce. The jobs and associated skills required for these resource operations can vary from project to project and company to company. Despite Resource Sector employment only representing a small proportion of our ....

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