Department of Human Services

Communication

Virtual communication and collaboration is vital to ensuring business continuity.

The following are examples of free applications that enable one on one video calls with colleagues or clients:

  • Skype
  • Messenger
  • Viber
  • Apple facetime

The following are examples of free applications that enable conference video calls with multiple colleagues or clients:

  • Microsoft Teams
  • Zoom (limit of 45 mins for free version)
  • Google Hangouts
  • Lifesize
  • Skype for Business

Simple instructions for how to use these applications are available online, but if you would like advice on to use these for yourself or at your organisation, please contact gabriella.ferraro4@sa.gov.au.

If your organisation needs IT support to transition your workforce to remote or home based working, speak to your contract manager. There may be scope within your existing service agreements to draw on unexpended funding to improve your IT infrastructure.

Page last updated : 02 May 2020

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