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9 October 2015
The Office of the Children's eSafety Commissioner has been officially launched today by the Minister for Communications, Senator the Hon Mitch...
Launch of Office of the Children’s eSafety Commissioner. Minister Fifield talking to a group of people.
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7 October 2015
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has released the Internet Activity, Australia, June 2015 (cat no 8153.0).
Person using a tablet with their finger on the screen.
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1 October 2015
Following years of planning by the Department, NBN Co and aerospace contractors, the first of two purpose-built satellites – Sky Muster –...
Space shuttle launching.
24 September 2015
With a mandate simply ‘to dream’—the Estonian Government’s Chief Information Officer Taavi Kotka has the dream job.
Taavi Kotka presenting.
24 September 2015
Senator the Honourable Mitch Fifield has been sworn in as the new Minister for Communications, Minister for the Arts and Minister Assisting the...
Minister Fifield with Australian Government crest.
18 September 2015
Join Taavi Kotka, the Estonian Government’s Chief Information Officer, for a conversation about leading his relatively small European nation in...
Estonian CIO Taavi Kotka
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14 September 2015
Buying or building a home in a new development is exciting but if you don’t know what to look for, it may mean you are left without phone or...
Keyring with a small house attached along with a key.
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8 September 2015
A new report from NBN Co predicts that increasing connectivity, growing population and entrepreneurialism will see more than three million new jobs...
Person using a tablet with their finger on the screen.
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7 September 2015
The Government and Australia’s media sector have today reaffirmed their commitment to the responsible reporting of domestic violence in the media.
Wall of different images, same size.
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7 September 2015
Outstanding uses of the Australian Government’s NationalMap were on show at the GovHack 2015 awards.
Geometric shaped map of Australia.