Regional Connectivity Literacy Roundtable, 12 October

Knowledge Broker Rachel Hay was invited to attend the Regional Connectivity Literacy Roundtable, hosted by the NFF Regional Tech Hub in Sydney to be a part of the national conversation on helping regional communities get connected and stay connected to internet and phone services.

With agtech an important part of being innovative and building resilience, the need for a fast, reliable connection is vital. Rachel and other representative from community and industry organisations discussed current and future planned activities to address connectivity literacy levels for rural, regional and remote individuals, communities and businesses, gaps in those existing initiatives and programs and opportunities for collective action.

These include formal working groups on problems identified during the sessions for example how do we use natural helper networks to scale the RTH Help Desk and understanding the difference between connectivity literacy and digital literacy and inclusion, we’ll keep you posted on the outcomes.