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Accesshub Accesshub
6 February 2019
New webpages have been launched to help Australians who are deaf, hard of hearing and/or have speech impairment communicate with their friends,...
Hearing impaired man use a tablet to video conference
Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
5 February 2019
A safer internet is everyone's responsibility.
Person sitting with legs crossed. There is holding a mobile device in her left hand in front of her legs.
Phone: services, pricing, regulation. Phone
23 January 2019
Australians who are deaf, hard of hearing and/or have a speech impairment will soon be able to find a range of communication resources in one place
Girl with hearing aids using a mobile phone
Bureau of Communications Research Bureau of Communications and Arts Research
23 January 2019
Creative skills are crucial to driving employment and economic growth in Australia, according to new research by the Bureau of Communications and...
Man and a women drinking coffee looking at a computer screen.
Television: licensing, advertising, SBS and ABC. Television
3 January 2019
The Government has announced a $10 million boost to ensure regional Australians can access the Viewer Access Satellite Television Service (VAST)...
VAST review. Image of two satellite dishes on a roof.
Television: licensing, advertising, SBS and ABC. Television
19 December 2018
More than $4 million has been awarded to universities and publishers across Australia in an effort to drive quality public interest journalism.
Journalist holding a microphone out front and notebook in the other hand.
17 December 2018
We take a look back at some of our highlights for communications in 2018.
Circles. One has conversation bubbles and the words 'A+D'. The other circle contains a television with a three in the middle and a film strip behind it. Another cirlce with the map of Australia. Another circle with a tower.
Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
16 December 2018
The Government has announced a new $17 million package to help protect Australian children online.
Father and child sitting on the floor using an tablet.
Copyright Copyright
14 December 2018
This year has seen important changes in copyright to strengthen creative protections, promote greater access and simplify copyright duration.
 Copyright symbol above fingertips and thumb.
Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
5 December 2018
The report for the 2018 Regional Telecommunications review is now available.
Ariel photo of small country town in SA