Digital Economy - Regional and Rural

Digital IQ is supported by a network of capability,  providing direct support, workshops, digital solutions and assistance to support initiatives around the region to realise the full economic benefits of the digital economy.


The Digital IQ initiative including the provision of online training materials, available  

Open Information Exchange

Digital IQ provides an 'open source', 'open platform', 'open informational exchange' platform relating to digital, technology and supporting community connectivity.  


Digital development can be supported via the provision of training workshops and direct consultation. The development of digital skills, knowledge, processes, tool application and metrics has the potential to unlock significant potential. 


Regional and rural areas, can benefit greatly from increased digital engagement.  Research indicates : 


 "In terms of new economic advantages currently entering a traditional rural regional community like the Northern Inland area there can scarcely be a more significant opportunity than that of the Digital Economy".  "Irrespective of the fibre versus copper debate – the economic advantage to the Northern Inland region alone is forecast to be worth between $231m and $1.3 bn in uplift to the Gross Value Add [GVA] to this region annually".

Digital IQ - Digital Ecosystem Map