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Website National Portal
Region Oceania
Sub-Region Australia and New Zealand
Income * High income
Income Value 59,360
USD, GNI per capita
Population 22,404,488
E-Government Development Index 0.9143
Rank 2 of 193
E-Participation Index 0.9831
Rank 2 of 193
* Income data refer to World Bank classification

e-ACE Project in Australia: providing language content to integrate communities

The electronic Atherton Community Enterprise, or e-ACE, is Infoxchange Australia’s first and longest running digital inclusion project. It focuses on world-wide communications, alongside education, skills development, improved health and well-being, access to health and community services and employment opportunities. Local information has been made available in multiple languages and residents are easily able to access local employment and training opportunities through the e-ACE intranet, as well as connect with their family and friends on the other side of the world. Without the technology made available to them through the e-ACE project, most Atherton Gardens residents, mainly low income earning, migrants or the children of migrants, would have not been able to access a computer at all.


E-Government (2016 EGDI: 0.9143)
2016 Rank 2
2014 Rank 2
E-Participation (2016 EPART: 0.9831)
2016 Rank 2
2014 Rank 7
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E-Government Development Index

EGDI Rank 2016 2014 2012 2010 2008 2005
Australia 2 2 12 8 8 6

E-Participation Index

EPART Rank 2016 2014 2012 2010 2008 2005
Australia 2 7 8 2 5 9

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