Mayor of Lismore Talks Digital in Local Government

Jenny Dowell, Mayor of Lismore, is an avid social media user. Like many members of local government around Australia, she has found herself increasingly engaging members of the community through social media as a replacement for more traditional means. Fergal Coleman,...

Healthcare in a Digital Economy

With improved broadband speeds comes greater potential for the Australian healthcare industry to capitalise on digital technologies. Despite being a service predominantly performed in-person, research in the UK has shown that at least 40% of primary health care can be...

Sir Tim Berners-Lee Approves the NBN

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web, has been participating in a 5 city tour of Australia in the past week; landing on our shores for the first time in over a decade. Understandably there has been much excitement and discussion over his public...

Preparing for the Digital Economy

As a business you need to begin planning for the digital economy in order to reap the benefits of the online environment and avoid being left behind. How exactly you plan will not necessarily be the same for all, as each entity has its own needs. With this in mind,...

Kick-off meeting

Earlier this week, we held our initial planning meeting to discuss the creation of a Digital Economy strategy for the Northern Rivers region. Representatives from RDA – Northern Rivers, NSW Trade & Investment, Southern Cross University, Tweed Shire Council...

Digital Economy Strategy: Northern Rivers NSW

At this exciting time in our history, information and communications technology (ICT) has the potential to: change the structure of economies and social behaviour; facilitate new modes of learning; and reduce our impact on the natural environment. Our future will be...