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Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
7 September 2015
The GovHack 2015 Red Carpet Awards were held on 5 September in Sydney, celebrating the potential of government open data.
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Bureau of Communications Research Bureau of Communications and Arts Research
1 September 2015
The BCR today marks its first anniversary in the communications portfolio.
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Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
28 August 2015
Following public consultation, telecommunications carrier powers and immunities have been changed to better support the rollout of high-speed...
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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...
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Spectrum: wireless, frequencies, radio communications. 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...
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Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. 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.
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14 August 2015
The Department has launched an interactive online map that allows Australians to see the carriers that are providing telecommunications in new...
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Post: AustPost, mail, reform. 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...
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13 August 2015
On 1 October 2015, nbn will launch the first of two new satellites that will provide high speed broadband to even the most remote areas of...
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Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
11 August 2015
The Government has released use cases collected as part of a study into the new and innovate ways Australian organisations are using open...
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