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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
27 April 2020
More than 7 million homes and businesses are now active on the NBN.
Family around a table on various electronic devices
27 April 2020
We are seeking views on a proposed update of the Telecommunications in New Developments (TIND) policy.
Image of land cleared ready for new buildings. Streets are paved and there are a couple of larger trees.
22 April 2020
How to help ease network demand and get the most out of your connection during COVID-19.
Person using a laptop
Phone: services, pricing, regulation. Phone
21 April 2020
More Australians living in the regions will benefit from new and improved mobile coverage under Round 5 of the Mobile Black Spot Program.
31 March 2020
COVID-19 is having unprecedented effects on communities in Australia and around the world....
COVID-19 update.
Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
25 March 2020
Sky Muster satellite customers will soon have access to more data, thanks to new enhancements designed to keep communities connected during COVID...
Woman with ipad in vineyard.
24 March 2020
A new website has been launched to by the technology sector to support Australian businesses with staff working remotely during the COVID-19...
Business woman sitting at desk talking with another woman on the computer screen.