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Internet icon Internet
7 January 2016
Are you interested in finding out about the latest issues across the communications sector?
Check out our new podcast - CommsCast
Classification Classification
6 January 2016
A new online classifications registration portal is proving to be popular with film festival organisers and computer game expos with almost 200...
New Classification Portal a hit for Festival Organisers
Phone icon Phone
23 December 2015
Do you live in or travel through an annoying mobile black spot area in regional and rural Australia?
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Copyright Copyright
23 December 2015
We have released for public comment proposed changes to Australia’s copyright laws designed to modernise and improve their workability.
Image of the wiring inside a lightbulb.
Phone icon Phone
22 December 2015
Away from your WiFi and with more time to spare, it’s easy to exceed mobile data limits and find yourself facing a hefty bill.
Know your limits
Phone icon Mobile services and coverage
21 December 2015
The first regional mobile base stations under the Mobile Black Spot Programme have been switched on.
Better mobile coverage switches on
Phone icon Phone
18 December 2015
With the deadline for Round 2 nominations coming up quickly, our FAQs are here to help.
Have a question about mobile black spots?
Internet icon Internet
18 December 2015
Australians are digital creatures of habit – we need to access information on the go, be entertained and like to shop online. We take a look at...
Australian Communications Use 2015
Classification Classification
15 December 2015
Are you planning on taking your kids to the movies this school holidays? Maybe they are old enough to take themselves? Or thinking of buying the...
These are the ratings you're looking for
Phone icon Phone
11 December 2015
The digitisation of services, entertainment and media has accelerated in 2015, undermining established business models and throwing up policy...
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