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Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
13 April 2017
The Australian Government has tabled a report in Parliament of the review into access to telecommunications data in civil proceedings.
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Spectrum: wireless, frequencies, radio, EME Spectrum
13 April 2017
The government announced that all spectrum on offer in the unallocated 700 MHz spectrum band was sold in a competitive auction for a total of $1.55...
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Copyright Copyright
22 March 2017
The Government has introduced changes to copyright laws that will greatly improve access to copyright material for disability, education, library...
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Bureau of Communications Research Bureau of Communications and Arts Research
20 March 2017
We are excited to announce that we are changing our name.
Logo - Bureau of Communications and Arts Research.
DoC website icons separate artboards - general. General
8 March 2017
The Department of Communications and the Arts and the Attorney-General’s Department have published submissions made to the review of access to...
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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, www.worldradioday.org, 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.
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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.
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