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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
Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
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.
Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
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.
Television: licensing, advertising, SBS and ABC. Television
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.
Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
7 September 2015
Outstanding uses of the Australian Government’s NationalMap were on show at the GovHack 2015 awards.
Geometric shaped map of Australia.
Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
7 September 2015
The GovHack 2015 Red Carpet Awards were held on 5 September in Sydney, celebrating the potential of government open data.
Finger touching clear glass with icons on it such as a person, mobile, tick, cogs, padlock, music, etcetera.
Bureau of Communications Research Bureau of Communications and Arts Research
1 September 2015
The BCR today marks its first anniversary in the communications portfolio.
Logo - BCR.
Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
28 August 2015
Following public consultation, telecommunications carrier powers and immunities have been changed to better support the rollout of high-speed...
Person using a tablet in a high rise building looking out on to a city with tall buildings.
27 August 2015
The Digital Transformation Office (DTO) is starting a national recruitment drive to find Australia's best tech talent to transform the delivery of...
Male sitting at desk and typing on keyboard.