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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
13 July 2020
New research shows bandwidth demand and data downloads are set to increase over the next decade.
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Bureau of Communications, Arts and Regional Research Bureau of Communications, Arts and Regional Research
Arts: Funding, Cultural heritage, Artbank Arts
13 July 2020
New analysis released today provides insights into the employment characteristics of workers in the cultural and creative sector.
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Accesshub Accesshub
6 July 2020
The National Relay Service (NRS) is making a small change to Voice Relay to improve the handling of emergency calls, which will enable the NRS to...
Emergency, zero, zero, zero.
Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
1 July 2020
New landmark legislation came into force today that enshrines in law access for all people in Australia to broadband services regardless of where...
Child and grandfather looking at computer tablets.
Accesshub Accesshub
29 June 2020
If you use Auslan and make Video Relay calls through the National Relay Service (NRS), you may have noticed that Skype has recently changed the way...
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24 June 2020
The Government is consulting on targeted amendments to the Radiocommunications Act.
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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.
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20 May 2020
Be on the lookout for misinformation that falsely links 5G to COVID-19.
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