The first Indigenous Focus day took place in April 2014, the day prior to the third Broadband for the Bush Forum: Building a Better Digital Future. Facilitated by Heron Loban, delegates discussed the ‘goods’ and the ‘bads’ of internet access on their community particularly in relation to Facebook, strategies being employed by community organisations and the general strong engagement with digital technology occurring on the community. Delegates talked about ‘then and now’ stories of communications in their region, with one key story being that internet enabled mobile phone and small mobile devices is now more popular than personal computers, laptops or community access centres. The Minister for Indigenous Affairs Nigel Scullion attended in the afternoon and met with delegates.
A series of infographics were created by ACCAN, see here: