The Australian Broadband Advisory Council (the Council) is proud to release its first report, Riding the Digital Wave: Report on COVID-19 trends. The report sets out the Council’s methodology for analysing digital connectivity and adoption across key sectors of the economy, and priorities for its initial program of work, including supporting economic recovery from the impact of COVID-19. The contents of this document may not meet WCAG 2.0 requirements. If you require an accessible version, please email ABAC [at] communications.gov.au.
The Australian Broadband Advisory Council (the Council) is proud to release its first report, Riding the Digital Wave: Report on COVID-19 trends. The report sets out the Council’s approach to reviewing the adoption of broadband across key sectors of the economy, and the priorities for its initial program of work to support economic recovery from the impact of COVID-19.
The Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications (the department) is implementing arrangements that will improve the accuracy of location information provided by callers from mobile phones to the Triple Zero Emergency Call Service (managed by Telstra as the Emergency Call Person (ECP)), and subsequently provided to appropriate Emergency Services Organisations (ESOs) (the Police, Fire and Ambulance services of each Australian state and territory).
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Maddocks law firm has been engaged by Shareholder Departments to support the investigation.
On 17 April 2020, the Morrison Government and the telecommunications industry agreed measures to help keep people connected through COVID-19, and assist with financial hardship as a result of the crisis. The measures were reviewed on 30 June and 30 September 2020.
Please use this form if you are a new TTY user and you want to set up a profile with the National Relay Service. A call profile means that the relay officer understands what call option you are using and any particular instructions that can help your calls go more smoothly.