Federal Pre-Budget Submission 2021/22
Published: 1st Feb 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the digital divide in this country which, without urgent action, is at risk of becoming even wider. A digitally included country is one where all citizens can participate in the rapidly transforming digital economy, find and maintain work, maintain social connections, access online government and health services, and find reliable information, even in times of crisis.
To support our communities to recover from the pandemic and become digitally resilient participants of the digital economy, we have three recommendations for the Australian Government to address in the Federal Budget.