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Radio: frequency, broadcasting, ABC and SBS. Radio
13 February 2017
Despite the rise of television, the internet and online streaming, radio continues to be one of the main ways we consume media.
World radio day,, 15 February 2017.
Classification Classification
21 December 2016
Be informed before you head to the movies this summer with our breakdown of the classifications of this summer's blockbuster films.
People sitting on chairs at an outdoor movie theatre.
Copyright Copyright
20 December 2016
The Australian Government presented the Productivity Commission's final report on its Inquiry into Australia's Intellectual Property (IP)...
intellectual property, idea, trademarks, brands, copyright, licensing, protection, invention, TM, P, R C, creation, authorship, novelty
Copyright Copyright
20 December 2016
The Ernst & Young Cost Benefit Analysis Report has been published.
Two balls balancing.
Arts: funding, cultural heritage, artbank. Arts
15 December 2016
The next DC superhero movie Aquaman is set to be filmed in Australia in 2017.
Directors clapper board
Classification Classification
7 December 2016
The Minister for Communications has announced that Australia will conduct a 12 month pilot of the Netflix classification tool.
Minister for Communications and the Arts Mitch Fifield and Mike Hastings, Director of Enhanced Content at Netflix
Phone: services, pricing, regulation. Phone
1 December 2016
The second round of the Australian Government’s Mobile Black Spot Program has been announced.
Mobile phone base station at longreach QLD
Copyright Copyright
30 November 2016
The Government has reappointed the Honourable Justice Jayne Jagot as Deputy President of the Copyright Tribunal of Australia for a further five...
hands with the copyright logo inside
Classification Classification
23 November 2016
Hoyts and Village Cinemas now give you more access to consumer advice for your movie-going adventures.
Classification logos - G, PG, M, MA 15+, R, R 18+.