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Bureau of Communications Research Bureau of Communications and Arts Research
17 October 2016
The Bureau of Communications Research (BCR) releases its new online Communications Monitor.
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14 October 2016
Australian Indigenous ancestral remains have been returned to Indigenous communities in a moving ceremony in London.
Repatriation ceremony for Indigenous ancestral remains begin returned to Australia from London
12 October 2016
The members of the new Australia-Singapore Arts Group have been announced, strengthening cultural ties between the two nations.
Singaport skyline
11 October 2016
The Australian Government has announced the appointment of four new members and the reappointment of four members to the Australia Council Board.
Australia Council Board appointments
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7 October 2016
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has released the Internet Activity, Australia, June 2016 (cat no 8153.0).
Australian Internet activity statistics – June 2016
7 October 2016
A Request for Expressions of Interest to provide the Triple Zero Emergency Call Service has been issued.
Triple Zero Emergency Call Service – Request for Expressions of Interest
Internet icon Internet
5 October 2016
The Minister for Communications and the Arts is considering extending existing carrier licence conditions that require certain superfast...
Extension of superfast networks racing cars
8 September 2016
Almost $1 million will support eight tours to 117 locations around Australia through the Playing Australia Regional Performing Arts Touring Fund.
Photo of Griffin Theatre Company’s The Witches by Mark Nolan
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8 September 2016
Broadcast timeline: Paralympic Games
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8 September 2016
We will be issuing a request for tender in October for provision of the Triple Zero Emergency Call Service (ECS) in Australia to solidify the...