Social Issues

Costly technology excluding poor from digital world

Posted on: Fri 16 Mar 2018

South Australian Council of Social Service‘s latest Cost of Living Update shows that South Australians spend more on telecommunications than on electricity – and that like electricity costs, the cost of telecommunications hit those on the lowest incomes hardest.

Michael knows first-hand how difficult it can be to afford and access digital technologies and vital online services when living on a low income.

Michael shares his experiences with Small Change‘s Lisa Burns.

Produced by Lisa Burns

Image supplied and approved for use by SACOSS

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