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|Continued growth in internet access by Australian farms: Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Report |
The percentage of Australian farms with access to the Internet continues to increase according to results from a June 2002 survey released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). An estimated 48% of farms had access to the Internet, up by 14% since June 2000. Farm access to a computer increased by 4%, to 62%, in the same time period.
Not all farms with computer and Internet access used these technologies for business purposes. Figures showed more than 9 in 10 farms with access to the Internet and more than 4 in 5 with access to a computer used these technologies for business purposes.
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The Conference will provide an opportunity to take stock of the practice and the promise of digital technologies, by drawing together academics, practitioners, and policy makers in the fields of electronic governance, participation, and democracy.
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