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DoC website icons separate artboards - general. General
29 June 2018
The next round of public consultations regarding regional telecommunications will occur in VIC, SA and NSW.
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Television: licensing, advertising, SBS and ABC. Television
27 June 2018
The Government is calling for applications for grants to help regional and small publishers stay at the forefront of the rapidly changing media...
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Phone: services, pricing, regulation. Phone
10 June 2018
The Government has announced $25 million for a new round to address more black spots in regional and remote areas.
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DoC website icons separate artboards - general. General
8 June 2018
If you live in regional, rural or remote Australia, this is your chance to share your telecommunications experiences.
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Copyright Copyright
5 June 2018
We are seeking feedback on minor amendments to the copyright regulations to ensure the proposed changes to the Copyright Amendment (Service...
Consultation on draft Copyright Amendment (Service Providers) Regulations 2018.
Television: licensing, advertising, SBS and ABC. Television
29 May 2018
The Government has announced a review of the Viewer Access Satellite Television (VAST) service.
VAST review. Image of two satellite dishes on a roof.
Phone: services, pricing, regulation. Phone
21 May 2018
Don’t get caught out by scammers: stop and check, ‘is this for real?’.
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8 May 2018
The Government has announced the 2018-19 Budget measures for the Communications and Arts portfolio.
Budget 2018-19
Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
2 May 2018
An independent committee has been appointed to undertake a review of regional telecommunication services.
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Phone: services, pricing, regulation. Phone
1 May 2018
The Mobile Black Spot Program has reached a new milestone this week, with Telstra switching on its 400th mobile base station under the program.
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