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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.
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Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
24 August 2017
The Migration Assurance Framework was released on Monday.
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Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
10 August 2017
The Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill 2016 will address illegal offshore gambling operators in effect.
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DoC website icons separate artboards - general. General
28 July 2017
This month our Canberra office is relocating to the Nishi building in NewActon.
Image of the Nishi building
Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
10 July 2017
The National Broadband Network (NBN) rollout has reached a major milestone with more than half of all Australian homes and businesses now ready for...
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