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While a lack of infrastructure and connectivity compared to metropolitan areas has underpinned the disparity of access, the recent Regional Telecommunications Independent Review found the data drought was exacerbated by a lack of digital literacy in rural areas.

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Mobile phones help alleviate loneliness among the over 50s, according to a report commissioned by Vodafone in the UK.

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The majority of work is on election day only. However, there is a wide range of casual roles and opportunities to work throughout an election period, typically around eight weeks, including roles in early voting centres, mobile polling and after election day. This role can advance your career in the community sector, so register your interest sooner rather than later.

National Volunteer Week is coming up in May. Find out how you can get your organisation involved!

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The Australian Children’s Education & Care Quality Authority has released their Reconciliation Action Plan from 2019 to 2020.

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The Conference theme is Inclusion, Innovation, Inspiration.
Tuesday 4 June
Costs vary

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Harm caused by financial stress has prompted calls for a public health approach to managing money. Others argue that comprehensive consumer education, which inevitably involves complex financial systems, is unrealistic. 

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The latest research by the Office of the eSafety Commissioner explores ways family, friends and peers of older Australians can encourage them to improve their digital literacy and increase their online engagement.