More than 30 years after IBM introduced the Personal Computer, 1,000,000 Australian households still lack access to computers and the internet. Almost all of those households earn less than $40,000/year, and while many see the social and economic benefits of getting connected, the cost of technology and access to training is a significant barrier.
At WorkVentures we strive to overcome the inequities caused by a lack of access through projects including:
On 6 May 2014, WorkVentures delivered our 50,000th refurbished computer to low income households through our Connect IT program.
WorkVentures has announced that Linda Graham-McCann, the founder and original Managing Director of Microsoft Australia, has been appointed as our new Chief Executive Officer. Read more