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Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
15 October 2020
On 9 October 2020, the Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts, the Hon Paul Fletcher MP, made a Statement of Expectations in...
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6 October 2020
The 2020-21 Budget has been released, laying the foundations for Australia’s economic recovery through infrastructure investment and support to...
Spectrum: wireless, frequencies, radio, EME Spectrum
30 September 2020
The Government has announced $29.2 million to trial 5G use across different industry sectors and improve management of radiofrequency spectrum.
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Television: licensing, advertising, SBS and ABC. Television
30 September 2020
There will be more Australian content on our screens with $53 million for the development and production of local content announced as part of the...
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Spectrum: wireless, frequencies, radio, EME Spectrum
25 September 2020
The Government is proposing changes to the way 3.4 GHz spectrum is licensed to improve broadband access and maximise the benefits of 5G.
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Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
22 September 2020
The Regional Digital Tech Hub will support regional users of telecommunications services to make the most of the connectivity options available.
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Bureau of Communications, Arts and Regional Research Bureau of Communications, Arts and Regional Research
Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
17 September 2020
New research provides experimental estimates to gauge the economic contribution of three measures of digitalised activities—Internet of Things (IoT...
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11 September 2020
Have your say on ARPANSA’s new exposure standard for radio frequency EME.
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4 September 2020
Our 2020-21 Corporate Plan describes our purposes and activities, and how our work touches every Australian community and underpins our economy and...
2020-21 Corporate plan now availabile.
3 September 2020
What do we know about EME?
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