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Copyright Copyright
15 May 2017
Bill to improve access to copyright material for disability, education, library and archive sectors passed by Parliament.
Updating Australia’s copyright laws
General
9 May 2017
Broadcasting, Australian content and funding for Australia’s national cultural institutions key features of our portfolio’s 2017-18 Federal Budget.
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TV icon Television
6 May 2017
The Government will introduce a comprehensive package of reforms that will support Australia’s broadcast sector.
4 May 2017
Entries are now open for this year’s Prime Minister’s Literary Awards.
Submit now for 2017 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards
General
27 April 2017
We’re looking at inspiring women in the Australian ICT sector to celebrate Girls in ICT Day.
Copyright Copyright
24 April 2017
The Australian Government announced it will undertake further consultation with stakeholders on the extension of the safe harbour provisions in the...
Digital Business Digital Business
Internet icon Internet
13 April 2017
The Australian Government has tabled a report in Parliament of the review into access to telecommunications data in civil proceedings.
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Spectrum icon Spectrum
13 April 2017
The government announced that all spectrum on offer in the unallocated 700 MHz spectrum band was sold in a competitive auction for a total of $1.55...
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Copyright Copyright
22 March 2017
The Government has introduced changes to copyright laws that will greatly improve access to copyright material for disability, education, library...
Updating Australia’s copyright laws
Bureau of Communications Research Bureau of Communications and Arts Research
20 March 2017
We are excited to announce that we are changing our name.