On Wednesday, 24 February 2016, Infoxchange and Australia Post launched the 2016 National Year of Digital Inclusion. The launch was in Bendigo, a bustling regional city in central Victoria.
Participating in the launch were community organisations from around the region. Each of these organisations showcased the work they are doing to empower people online:
By Claire Tellefson, Ablelink Digital Literacy Coordinator, Able Australia
Able Australia ran Pop up learning events in Tasmania in February 2016, for people with combined vision and hearing loss. The events were a great opportunity to get to know the deafblind community in Tasmania and introduce them to Go Digi to help with developing digital literacy skills.
As part of the National Year of Digital Inclusion, pop up learning events will be springing up all over the country to help inspire people to learn digital skills. If you would like to run a pop up in your community, here are our top 10 tips:
1. Watch our how-to pop up video
The Go Digi team recently held a workshop at the Bendigo Library to help plan the Goldfields Pop up Festival Trail. The Trail will be held in late February 2016 with the aim of inspiring people to learn new digital skills through a series of fun pop up learning events.
Instagram is a great social media tool for taking, editing and sharing photos online! Over 400 million people use it every month and over 70 million photos are uploaded every day. That's a lot of cat pics! We asked some people around the Infoxchange office about their favourite Instagram accounts.