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Fast broadband is now available those living in regional Australia with the nbn satellite Sky Muster offering commercial...
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The Government has received a proposal from Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) to acquire 2 x 10 MHz of the unsold 700 MHz ...
Did you know that three classification categories have something in common? The PG, M and MA 15+ classifications all refer to...
'CTC' or 'Check the Classification' allows advertising for upcoming releases to start well before they are classified in...

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Bureau of Communications Research
Bureau of Communications Research

The Bureau of Communications Research is our independent research unit. It analyses and publishes economic and statistical data in the communications sector.

Ministry for the Arts
Ministry for the Arts

We develop and administer programs and policies that encourage excellence in art, support cultural heritage and public access to arts and culture.

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Budget 2016-2017

2016-17 Budget – Communications and the Arts Portfolio

Information relating to the Communications and the Arts Portfolio Budget for 2016-17