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26 February 2016
The competitive selection process for mobile black spot funding under round 2 of the Mobile Black Spot Programme is underway.
Applications open for mobile black spot funding
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23 February 2016
The continued rollout of improved infrastructure and assessment of regulatory frameworks feature in the government’s response to 2015 report.
Response to Regional Telecommunications Review report tabled
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9 February 2016
The process of establishing the Office of the Children's eSafety Commissioner shows what can happen when we all play our part.
Bureau of Communications Research Bureau of Communications and Arts Research
8 February 2016
We’re all talking about it. Data—how to best make it available to the market for the creation of new products and services.
Open government data and why it matters now
Bureau of Communications Research Bureau of Communications and Arts Research
8 February 2016
While productivity growth driven by the use of IT in Australia appears to be falling—a new BCR study found that IT has stimulated the productivity...
Digital productivity report reveals gains highest for finance sector
Copyright Copyright
4 February 2016
The Australian Government is looking to appoint up to two new part-time non-judicial members to the Copyright Tribunal of Australia.
Copyright Tribunal vacancies
Internet icon Internet
1 February 2016
The Government has released its final Migration Assurance Policy for fixed-line national broadband network (NBN) services.
New policy to guide NBN migration
25 January 2016
This Australia Day we take a look at Australia's communications landscape; a landscape as vast and diverse as our natural one.
Image of a windmill, payphone, satellite dish, mobile phone tower and truck carrying postal items.
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20 January 2016
Now that round 2 mobile black spot nominations have closed, here’s what you need to know about the next stage of the programme.
Nominations have closed. What happens next?
Internet icon Digital initiatives
20 January 2016
We took a look at the devices on display to identify the communication technologies that could be entering Australian homes soon. A key theme that...
CES 2016—Old ideas moving closer to success