Resources to assist users to make the most of the internet—including information on the Australian Government’s broadband policy and support for small business and rural users to connect to broadband services.
- National Broadband Network
Information about the Australian Government's initiative to roll out a high-speed National Broadband Network. On 12 February 2014 the NBN Panel of Experts released a broadband Regulatory Issues Framing Paper. Submissions are due 12 March 2014.
- NBN Co Review
The Government is undertaking a series of reviews into the NBN in order to refocus the rollout around its policy objectives which include using a wider range of technologies to connect homes and businesses to the network sooner. These include the Strategic Review delivered to Government on 12 December 2013.
- Broadband for consumers
Information to assist consumers in understanding the basics of broadband, and locating and choosing their broadband services.
- Legislation and regulation
Topics include relevant Australian Government and industry stakeholders, policy objectives, competition and consumer safeguards.
- Broadband initiatives
Information on the Australian Government’s broadband policy, NBN Co’s Interim Satellite Service, the provision of telecommunications in new developments, the current legislative framework for broadband networks and the Regional Backbone Blackspots Program.