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15 December 2016
The next DC superhero movie Aquaman is set to be filmed in Australia in 2017.
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Classification Classification
7 December 2016
The Minister for Communications has announced that Australia will conduct a 12 month pilot of the Netflix classification tool.
Minister for Communications and the Arts Mitch Fifield and Mike Hastings, Director of Enhanced Content at Netflix
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1 December 2016
The second round of the Australian Government’s Mobile Black Spot Program has been announced.
Mobile phone base station at longreach QLD
Copyright Copyright
30 November 2016
The Government has reappointed the Honourable Justice Jayne Jagot as Deputy President of the Copyright Tribunal of Australia for a further five...
hands with the copyright logo inside
Classification Classification
23 November 2016
Hoyts and Village Cinemas now give you more access to consumer advice for your movie-going adventures.
Copyright Copyright
18 November 2016
The Government has released the results of the 2016 online copyright infringement survey, which show an overall decrease in the level of...
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15 November 2016
The Government has introduced legislation to strengthen the partnership between government and the telecommunication industry in order to protect...
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8 November 2016
The Prime Minister and Arts Minister have announced the winners of the 2016 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards.
Book covers of the 2016  Prime Minister’s Literary Awards winners
Bureau of Communications Research Bureau of Communications and Arts Research
17 October 2016
The Bureau of Communications Research (BCR) has released a report on the communications sector: recent trends and developments. The report provides...
17 October 2016
The 2016 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards shortlists have been announced.