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Internet icon Internet
22 June 2017
The Government is reforming the telecommunications market to promote competition and improve access to broadband services for all people in...
13 June 2017
The Australian Government has announced a new funding agreement with the Australian Communication Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) for consumer...
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Phone icon Phone
8 June 2017
Optus, Telstra, and Vodafone have released their rollout schedules for round 2 of the Mobile Black Spot Program.
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29 May 2017
Applications are invited to fill the position of Chair of the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA).
Spectrum icon Spectrum
25 May 2017
Consultations are now open for the biggest reforms to Australia's spectrum management in over 25 years.
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Internet icon Internet
22 May 2017
Existing criminal laws have led to the conviction of ‘revenge porn’ perpetrators in the past, so why are civil penalties necessary?
Copyright Copyright
15 May 2017
Bill to improve access to copyright material for disability, education, library and archive sectors passed by Parliament.
Updating Australia’s copyright laws
9 May 2017
Broadcasting, Australian content and funding for Australia’s national cultural institutions key features of our portfolio’s 2017-18 Federal Budget.
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TV icon Television
6 May 2017
The Government will introduce a comprehensive package of reforms that will support Australia’s broadcast sector.
4 May 2017
Entries are now open for this year’s Prime Minister’s Literary Awards.
Submit now for 2017 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards