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News

11 June 2020
The period for consultation on the ‘Supporting Australian Stories on our Screens’ options paper has been extended.
Australian Screen options paper consultation extended
Accesshub Accesshub
11 June 2020
As COVID-19 restrictions begin to ease, remember that you can access some of your favourite National Relay Service (NRS) call options on the go...
National Relay Service, NRS, app
Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
5 June 2020
We are seeking comments on a Draft Statutory Infrastructure Provider Exemption Instrument.
Image of land cleared ready for new buildings. Streets are paved and there are a couple of larger trees.
Spectrum: wireless, frequencies, radio, EME Spectrum
20 May 2020
Be on the lookout for misinformation that falsely links 5G to COVID-19.
Person on phone next to wifi router
Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
14 May 2020
We are seeking views on the draft Alternative Voice Services Trials (AVST) Guidelines.
Farm homestead in sillouette at sunset or sunrise with water tank and windmill in the background.
Phone: services, pricing, regulation. Phone
12 May 2020
The Government is increasing the resilience of Australia’s telecommunication networks, to help prevent, mitigate and manage outages during...
Radio tower on a hill
Spectrum: wireless, frequencies, radio, EME Spectrum
11 May 2020
The Government has released its policy objectives for the 850 MHz and 900 MHz bands.
Satellite communications under a starry sky.
7 May 2020
The $50 million Public Interest News Gathering Program 2020 grant round is now open.
Bureau of Communications, Arts and Regional Research Bureau of Communications, Arts and Regional Research
30 April 2020
New research released today shows the telecommunications market is providing a range of services to meet the basic data needs for low income...
Young family on a bus looking at a mobile device.
Arts: Funding, Cultural heritage, Artbank Arts
29 April 2020
Australia Post is marking the 250th anniversary of the HMB Endeavour voyage with a new collection of stamps.
Endeavour 250 logo