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Television: licensing, advertising, SBS and ABC. Television
3 January 2019
The Government has announced a $10 million boost to ensure regional Australians can access the Viewer Access Satellite Television Service (VAST)...
VAST review. Image of two satellite dishes on a roof.
Television: licensing, advertising, SBS and ABC. Television
19 December 2018
More than $4 million has been awarded to universities and publishers across Australia in an effort to drive quality public interest journalism.
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17 December 2018
We take a look back at some of our highlights for communications in 2018.
Circles. One has conversation bubbles and the words 'A+D'. The other circle contains a television with a three in the middle and a film strip behind it. Another cirlce with the map of Australia. Another circle with a tower.
Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
16 December 2018
The Government has announced a new $17 million package to help protect Australian children online.
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Copyright Copyright
14 December 2018
This year has seen important changes in copyright to strengthen creative protections, promote greater access and simplify copyright duration.
 Copyright symbol above fingertips and thumb.
Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
5 December 2018
The report for the 2018 Regional Telecommunications review is now available.
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Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
5 December 2018
The Government is ensuring all Australians will have access to voice and broadband services.
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Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
15 November 2018
A new consultation paper with proposals for modern reliability safeguards for telco services in Australia has just been released as part of our...
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7 November 2018
Today, the Government welcomed Telstra’s 100th Queensland base station thanks to the Mobile Black Spot Program.
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Arts: funding, cultural heritage, artbank. Arts
19 October 2018
The Bureau of Communications and Arts Research (BCAR) has released new analysis showing cultural and creative activity contributed $111.7 billion...
The Bureau of Communications and Arts Research (BCAR) Culture/Creative