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Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
17 September 2020
New research provides experimental estimates to gauge the economic contribution of three measures of digitalised activities—Internet of Things (IoT...
Network grid lines.
11 September 2020
Have your say on ARPANSA’s new exposure standard for radio frequency EME.
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4 September 2020
Our 2020-21 Corporate Plan describes our purposes and activities, and how our work touches every Australian community and underpins our economy and...
2020-21 Corporate plan now availabile.
Television: licensing, advertising, SBS and ABC. Television
4 September 2020
Applications are now open for non-executive directors for the ABC and SBS Boards.
Board room
3 September 2020
What do we know about EME?
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Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
1 September 2020
People moving into new real estate developments, whether broadacre estates or apartment blocks, expect ready access to modern telecommunications....
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Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
31 August 2020
Consultation is now open on options for the installation of telecommunications pit and pipe in new developments.
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Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
27 August 2020
The Government has announced new broadband SIPs.
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Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
14 August 2020
Consultations are open on the final stage of the Consumer Safeguards Review.
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Spectrum: wireless, frequencies, radio, EME Spectrum
13 August 2020
A 1 GHz allocation limit has been announced for spectrum in the 26 GHz band.
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