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22 December 2017
Know the ratings of some of the major films and computer games released over the 2017–18 summer.
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Internet icon Internet
21 December 2017
New measures have been announced to provide consumers with more information and extra protections as they choose an internet plan and transition to...
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20 December 2017
As the year draws to a close, we’re looking back on our highlights for 2017.
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20 December 2017
The Government has announced a new Universal Service Guarantee that will ensure all Australians have access to voice and broadband services.
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Spectrum icon Spectrum
18 December 2017
The terms of reference and membership list for the 5G working group have been released.
Copyright Copyright
15 December 2017
New legislation introduced today will ensure our copyright laws are up to date and fit for purpose in the digital age.
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Spectrum icon Spectrum
14 December 2017
The Government has announced the results of the multiband spectrum auction sold at a competitive auction.
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Internet icon Internet
12 December 2017
Australia’s demand for online services and content continues to grow according to a new report.
Internet icon Internet
6 December 2017
The Government has introduced legislation to prohibit the non-consensual sharing or threat to share intimate images online.
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Copyright Copyright
6 December 2017
A Bill was introduced in Parliament today to extend safe harbour provisions in the Copyright Act 1968.