Silver balls over a globe indicating connection

The NSW Treasurer is allocating half-a-billion dollars over four years to boost digital connectivity and improve internet services in regional areas. It's an effort "to make sure not only does our Budget deliver for today, but it also builds for generations to come,” he said.

A learner and a digital mentor during a session with a laptop

Leep is expanding our programs. We just launched two new programs this week with the Greek Welfare Centre and the Hawkesbury Learning and Leisure Centre. Find out what they're all about and how you can get involved.

Ceily Michaels with locals in Alice Springs

Our CEO, Cecily Michaels, and Head of Digital Inclusion, Himalee Raj, are in Alice Springs this week for the Indigenous Focus Day, a forum for First nations people to discuss their digital inclusion needs and challenges at a local level to inform policy at a state and national level.

Parramatta Computer Pals LOGO

A learner's story - "Becoming a member of Parramatta Computer Pals for Seniors is one of the best things I have ever done, not only for learning but for the social side and the company and friendship of other members."

The UN taskforce assigned to Digital Inclusion posing for a photograph

The UN expert panel on digital cooperation has made research and claims a multi-tasker approach is necessary to ensure all adults are online by 2030.

A team of people looking at world map

In an era of managerialism and monetisation, how can outcomes like 'clients feeling less isolated' be accurately valued? A new UK report uses case studies and analysis to conclude that such complex benefits can indeed be captured and managed.

OzHarvest app

Food rescue organisation OzHarvest has launched an app so businesses in regional areas will know where to send their surplus food. 

The disability logo on a  copper wall

Advocates have claimed the UN's new disability inclusion strategy is a giant leap for inclusion. Members of the UN have argued that inclusion is a "Fundamental human right" and paramount in achieving it's Sustainable Development Goals for 2020.


One in four Australians report being lonely - and they have significantly worse physical and mental health than connected Australians. The Australian Loneliness Report, undertaken by The Australian Psychological Society (APS) and Swinburne University of Technology, surveyed 1600 Australians.