Grant reporting 2017–18—Arts Division

Published

Download PDF (997.81 KB) Download DOC (757.55 KB)
A grant is a conditional transfer of resources from the Australian Government to a recipient for a specified purpose. Grants are directed at assisting recipients to achieve their own goals whilst also supporting Australian Government policy objectives. This list was last updated on 12 January 2018.

Australian Government response to the Productivity Commission’s Inquiry into the Telecommunications Universal Service Obligation

Published

Download PDF (230.15 KB) Download DOC (40.43 KB)
The USO is a long-standing safeguard that ensures all Australians have access to a voice only Standard Telephone Service (STS) and payphones. However, changing consumer preferences and the rapid evolution of technology means that the mechanisms used to deliver these services are increasingly outdated.

Terms of reference—5G working group

Published

Download PDF (160.83 KB) Download DOC (750.42 KB)
The working group provides the platform for an ongoing strategic dialogue on 5G and will work to ensure that sectoral regulatory frameworks are appropriate to enable industry to take advantage of 5G

Amending the anti-siphoning scheme

Published

Download PDF (257.41 KB) Download DOC (752.33 KB)
As part of landmark reforms to the broadcasting sector, the Government has amended the anti-siphoning scheme to remove outdated and redundant provisions and streamline the anti-siphoning list. These changes enable the scheme to operate more effectively in a digital media environment while ensuring that broadcast rights to events of national and cultural significance continue to be available to free-to-air television before subscription television.

Australian and Children’s Screen Content Review

Published

Download PDF (180.63 KB) Download DOC (751.85 KB)
Screen content that is produced under Australian creative control reflects and shapes our national identity, character and cultural diversity and sparks important discussion and debate. The Government is reviewing the support measures in place for producing and delivering Australian and children’s screen content, to determine if these remain fit for purpose in the new, multi-platform environment that has emerged since these measures were established.

Gambling advertising

Published

Download PDF (180.66 KB) Download DOC (749.6 KB)
Further restrictions will be introduced on gambling advertising during live sports programs during children's hours on commercial and subscription broadcasters, the Special Broadcasting Service (SBS), and online platforms. The changes will establish a clear safe-zone during which parents can have confidence that their children will not be exposed to gambling advertisements.

Pages