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Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
13 February 2020
We are seeking community and industry feedback on the draft grant opportunity guidelines for the $53 million Regional Connectivity Program to...
Two people in a plant nursery. One person is using a mobile device.
Classification Classification
12 February 2020
Submissions on the future design of Australia’s classification regulation are due by 19 February 2020.
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Accesshub Accesshub
4 February 2020
CapTel services have temporarily been extended.
National Relay Service.
Accesshub Accesshub
30 January 2020
The Minister toured the facility and spoke to staff about their work in supporting NRS users.
National Relay Service.
Accesshub Accesshub
30 January 2020
From Saturday the 1st of February 2020 captions will no longer be delivered on the CapTel handset.
Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
30 January 2020
The Digital Technology Hub will support regional users of telco services to make the most of the tech available in their areas.
Accesshub Accesshub
17 January 2020
Find out how to make calls on the go with Video Relay.
Deaf woman using Auslan to talk through her mobile phone.
Phone: services, pricing, regulation. Phone
10 January 2020
Find out about your communications options in an emergency.
Classification Classification
8 January 2020
We are updating Australia’s classification framework for today’s digital media environment.
Accesshub Accesshub
7 January 2020
Recently some users have let us know they are experiencing longer wait times for National Relay Service (NRS) calls during peak business hours and...