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TV icon Television
7 September 2015
The Government and Australia’s media sector have today reaffirmed their commitment to the responsible reporting of domestic violence in the media.
Reporting domestic violence responsibly
Internet icon Internet
7 September 2015
Outstanding uses of the Australian Government’s NationalMap were on show at the GovHack 2015 awards.
NationalMap showcased at GovHack 2015
Internet icon Internet
7 September 2015
The GovHack 2015 Red Carpet Awards were held on 5 September in Sydney, celebrating the potential of government open data.
GovHack 2015 Awards night wrap up
Bureau of Communications Research Bureau of Communications and Arts Research
1 September 2015
The BCR today marks its first anniversary in the communications portfolio.
BCR turns one
Internet icon Internet
28 August 2015
Following public consultation, telecommunications carrier powers and immunities have been changed to better support the rollout of high-speed...
Regulatory changes to support high-speed broadband
27 August 2015
The Digital Transformation Office (DTO) is starting a national recruitment drive to find Australia’s best tech talent to transform the delivery of...
Want to shape Australia’s digital future?
Spectrum icon Spectrum
25 August 2015
The Government has released its response to the Spectrum Review, designed to make Australia’s spectrum framework simpler, more flexible and...
New directions for spectrum announced
Internet icon Internet
24 August 2015
NBN Co has released its 2016 Corporate Plan and 2014-15 Annual Report, providing detailed information on the National Broadband Network rollout.
NBN Co Corporate Plan released
14 August 2015
The Department has launched an interactive online map that allows Australians to see the carriers that are providing telecommunications in new...
Mapping telecommunications infrastructure in new developments
Post icon Post
13 August 2015
The Australia Post Head of Emerging Technology and Platforms, Duc Do, has addressed the department about disruptive innovation and how we need to...
Disrupting the mainstream