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Bureau of Communications Research Bureau of Communications Research
The Bureau of Communications Research (BCR) today marks its first anniversary in the Communications portfolio.
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Following public consultation, telecommunications carrier powers and immunities have been changed to better support the rollout...
The Digital Transformation Office (DTO) is starting a national recruitment drive to find Australia’s best tech talent to...
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The Government has released its response to the Spectrum Review, designed to make Australia’s spectrum framework simpler, more...
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NBN Co has released its 2016 Corporate Plan and 2014-15 Annual Report, providing detailed information on the National Broadband...

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Budget 2015-16

2015-16 Budget – Communications Portfolio

Information relating to the Communications Portfolio Budget for 2015-16