TCICA Region Telecommunications and Digital Connectivity Final Report

Babacan, Hurriyet, McHugh, Jennifer, Marshall, Amber, Gopalkrishnan, Narayan, and Dale, Allan (2021) TCICA Region Telecommunications and Digital Connectivity Final Report. Report. Torres and Cape Indigenous Councils Alliance/ James Cook University/ Queensland University of Technology, Cairns, QLD, Australia.

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Abstract

The Torres and Cape Indigenous Councils Alliance Inc (TCICA) is an alliance of 13 councils in the Cape York and Torres Strait. TCICA commissioned The Cairns Institute at James Cook University (JCU) and the Digital Media Research Centre at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) to develop a Telecommunications and Digital Connectivity Strategy for the TCICIA region. This regional scope includes the Local Government Areas (LGA) of Aurukun Shire Council Cook Shire Council, Hopevale Aboriginal Shire Council, Kowanyama Aboriginal Shire Council, Lockhart River Aboriginal Shire Council, Mapoon Aboriginal Shire Council, Mornington Shire Council, Napranum Aboriginal Shire Council, Northern Peninsula Area Regional Council, Pormpuraaw Aboriginal Shire Council, Torres Strait Regional Authority, Weipa Town Authority and Wujal Wujal Aboriginal Shire Council. This report presents the findings of the research including infrastructure gaps, service quality and social infrastructure gaps, digital awareness and skills, safety considerations, equity and rights, and emerging impacts.

Item ID: 69797
Item Type: Report (Report)
ISBN: 978-0-6452143-1-4
Keywords: Digital Connectivity, Inclusive development, Far North Queensland, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Communities
Date Deposited: 21 Dec 2021 21:49
FoR Codes: 47 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 4701 Communication and media studies > 470102 Communication technology and digital media studies @ 20%
44 HUMAN SOCIETY > 4407 Policy and administration > 440701 Communications and media policy @ 60%
44 HUMAN SOCIETY > 4409 Social work > 440999 Social work not elsewhere classified @ 20%
SEO Codes: 22 INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION SERVICES > 2201 Communication technologies, systems and services > 220103 Mobile technologies and communications @ 100%
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