Victorian Primary Care Partnership

Due to lockdowns associated with the COVID-19 epidemic there was a large and swift move to online services to enable access to education, health and community services and working from home. Forums held with partner organisations revealed that the lack of reliable internet and mobile phone access across Loddon Shire and rural areas of Greater Bendigo was a major issue as people living in the region. BLPCP undertook a project which sought to capture the lived experiences of rural residents, so that decision makers can better understand the impact of digital access issues on people living in these areas.

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