Overview:Access to community information - the key to better social outcomes
One of the biggest challenges² facing communities is access to consistent and accurate information of local, regional and state-wide services, clubs and community organisations.
The internet …is a way of life … with its unique ability to Connect People to information and each other”³
Access to information and tools, bridge the distance between urban, rural and remote areas providing access to a wider range of opportunities, promotes effective service delivery and empowers individuals.
CISS supports the development of the Community Infrastructure required to assist communities in these areas of identified need.
Community Infrastructure is often seen as bricks and mortar however “soft” or “online” community infrastructure is essential, especially where remoteness or isolation exists or there is out posting occurring within services.
Community Information Support Services Ltd makes information about the services of community service providers publicly available to all Australians.
The information that Community Information Support Services provides is readily accessible at no cost to all Australians.
Any community service provider can list details about the services they provide for free.