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Radio: frequency, broadcasting, ABC and SBS. Radio
8 July 2015
The Government has released its digital radio review report.
Digital radio.
Television: licensing, advertising, SBS and ABC. Television
3 July 2015
Summary of investigation report.
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Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
26 June 2015
The Minister for Communications and the Attorney-General have announced reforms to better protect Australia’s telecommunications networks.
Internet security. Computer/laptop with a padlock on the screen.
Phone: services, pricing, regulation. Phone
25 June 2015
The Australian Government has announced almost 500 new or upgraded mobile base stations will be rolled out around Australia under the Mobile Black...
Woman using a mobile phone in a rural setting.
Bureau of Communications Research Bureau of Communications and Arts Research
17 June 2015
As part of its work on analysing digital productivity, the Bureau of Communications Research (BCR) has released the first part of a leading project...
BCR graph.
DoC website icons separate artboards - general. General
2 June 2015
The Australian Public Service Commission (APSC) has reviewed key government agencies to improve the capability of the Australian Public Service as...
Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
27 May 2015
The Government has released its policy on providing telecommunications in new developments.
Suburban street showing a road and houses and two street lights.
Spectrum: wireless, frequencies, radio, EME Spectrum
22 May 2015
The government has released a report on the future directions for spectrum management.
Spectrum of light.
Phone: services, pricing, regulation. Phone
7 May 2015
We have undertaken a review of the Integrated Public Number Database (IPND) and released a report of its findings.
Telephone address book.
Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
19 March 2015
The Government has appointed the Children’s e-Safety commissioner to improve online safety for Australian Children.
Children looking at a computer