From promoting digital inclusion through our social and community investment programs, to keeping people connected in times of disaster, our community investments help ensure that everyone has access to the benefits digital technology can bring. We also encourage our people to get involved in their communities and the issues that matter to them.
We know how important our network is for the community especially in times of disaster. We work extensively to prepare for severe weather seasons, our priorities being protecting and maintaining our infrastructure, assisting emergency and essential services organisations with their telecommunications requirements, and restoring services to our customers.
Progress in FY17
- Introduced the Digital Futures Kids Fund, a new curated digital employee offer designed to help kids be great citizens, explorers and change agents.
- Invested $157.4 million in FY17 our social and community investment programs, including contributions from Telstra, employees and the Telstra Foundation.
For detail on our social and community investment, refer to our Supplementary Data Pack