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Accesshub Accesshub
12 June 2019
The department has awarded Concentrix Services Pty Ltd the new contract to deliver the National Relay Service (NRS), following a limited tender...
Deaf women using mobile phone
Accesshub Accesshub
5 June 2019
We’ve launched two new videos today on Accesshub to help step you through the process of setting up and making a Video Relay call.
DoC website icons separate artboards - general. General
3 April 2019
Australian communications, music, regional media and cultural institutions will receive a $393.7 million boost in the 2019-20 Federal Budget.
Bureau of Communications, Arts and Regional Research Bureau of Communications, Arts and Regional Research
1 April 2019
The Bureau of Communications and Arts Research (the Bureau) released the final report of the review of the Code of Conduct for Copyright Collecting...
Copyright logo.
Phone: services, pricing, regulation. Phone
20 March 2019
A further $160 million is being invested in two new funding rounds of the Mobile Black Spot Program.
Farmer standing in a field on a mobile phone
Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
20 March 2019
The Government is investing $220 million in regional communications as part of its response to the 2018 Regional Telecommunications Review.
Farmer in a field sitting in the wheel of his tractor using his laptop.
Online Safety Online Safety
15 March 2019
The Australian Government has launched the National Online Safety Awareness campaign to help Australian parents ‘start the chat’ about online...
Online Safety Online Safety
11 February 2019
The Government is investing $10 million on a new program to deliver practical online safety training for young Australians.
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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, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
5 February 2019
A safer internet is everyone's responsibility.
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