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Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
16 October 2017
The Office of the eSafety Commissioner (the eSafety Office) has released a pilot portal for reporting instances of the non-consensual sharing of...
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Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
16 October 2017
Three million Australians are now connected to fast and affordable high-speed broadband through the National Broadband Network (NBN).
Picture of australia with 3 million overlayed.
Spectrum: wireless, frequencies, radio communications. Spectrum
12 October 2017
The Australian Government has released its strategy to support the timely rollout of 5G in Australia.
5G directions paper
Television: licensing, advertising, SBS and ABC. Television
15 September 2017
The Government has passed historic changes to Australia’s media laws—the largest reforms in nearly three decades.
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Copyright Copyright
12 September 2017
We are consulting on the exposure draft of new copyright regulations to make sure they are fit for purpose in the digital environment.
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Spectrum: wireless, frequencies, radio communications. Spectrum
4 September 2017
Residual spectrum will be up for grabs in an upcoming competitive auction.
Spectrum
Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
3 September 2017
Today marks the start of National eSmart Week focusing on online safety in our communities.
Boy using a laptop with woman behind smiling and looking on. National eSmart Week. 4 to 8 September 2017. Together we can build cyber safe communities. www.communications.gov.au
Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
25 August 2017
The Office of the eSafety Commissioner has launched the Young & eSafe (YES) platform to empower young people with the skills to navigate safely...
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Copyright Copyright
25 August 2017
Government releases its Response to the Productivity Commission’s Report on Intellectual Property Arrangements in Australia.
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Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
24 August 2017
The National Broadband Network (NBN) rollout has hit yet another milestone, with 6 million homes and businesses now ready to connect.
ends of fibre optic cable