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21 October 2015
The Department of Communications Annual Report 2014–15 was tabled in Parliament on Thursday 22 October 2015 (the Department’s name was changed to...
General
21 October 2015
Today—21 October 2015—was the futuristic date to which Marty McFly travelled forward thirty years in time in the classic sci-fi movie Back to the...
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16 October 2015
Nearly 7.5 million homes and businesses across Australia have been added to NBN Co’s rollout schedule under a three year plan released today.
NBN rollout to reach almost 9.5 million premises under three year plan
Bureau of Communications Research Bureau of Communications and Arts Research
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13 October 2015
The BCR has today released a further consultation paper on funding options for nbn non-commercial services.
Further consultation on nbn non-commercial services
Bureau of Communications Research Bureau of Communications and Arts Research
9 October 2015
The BCR has released an innovative way to access information on Australia’s communications sector. The information is provided in a responsive...
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9 October 2015
The Office of the Children's eSafety Commissioner has been officially launched today by the Minister for Communications, Senator the Hon Mitch...
Launch of Office of the Children’s eSafety Commissioner
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7 October 2015
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has released the Internet Activity, Australia, June 2015 (cat no 8153.0).
Australian Internet activity statistics
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1 October 2015
Following years of planning by the Department, NBN Co and aerospace contractors, the first of two purpose-built satellites – Sky Muster –...
24 September 2015
With a mandate simply ‘to dream’—the Estonian Government’s Chief Information Officer Taavi Kotka has the dream job.
To dream—the dream job
24 September 2015
Senator the Honourable Mitch Fifield has been sworn in as the new Minister for Communications, Minister for the Arts and Minister Assisting the...
New Minister - New Name – New Responsibilities