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We are the Australian Government’s primary advisor on communications. We develop policy, advice and initiatives that help all Australians realise the full potential of digital technologies and...
Taxable Payment Annual Reporting – Information for Vendors...
We have established a number of panels for the supply of frequently-used services. Some of these panels allow the provision of Multi Agency Access, or 'piggy-backing', by other agencies.
We produce lists of board appointments, grants and contracts. These lists are required by Senate Order of Continuing Effect.
Governments could get help to develop the quality, availability and speed of their online services over high-speed broadband.
Australia’s internet is managed through Australian law, policies and global coordination.
We worked with the Internet Industry Association (IIA) to develop a voluntary cyber security code of practice for internet service providers
The telephone is one of the main ways Australians stay in touch. Our role is to advise the Australian Government about how all Australians can have reasonable access to a standard, reliable...
People with a standard fixed-line phone can choose one provider for their line rental and local phone calls and another long-distance calls, international calls and calls to mobile phones. This is...
As the National Broadband Network (NBN) is built across Australia, NBN Co Ltd will take over most of Telstra’s fixed phone lines.
Mobile phone services are available in urban areas, many regional areas, and along national and regional highways. Mobile phone services currently reach 99 per cent of the Australian population.
Mobile premium services have phone numbers that start with 19. They can be very expensive.
There are three options for calling the police, fire or ambulance in an emergency:...
Access to telecommunications services is important to everyone. There are a range of measures supporting access to reasonably priced services as well as ways you can avoid unexpected high charges.
We advise the government about helping people with a disability, and those with a medical condition to make the most of the phone services they want and need.
Some people need specialist equipment to make a phone call.
Commercial radio is a free-to-air service. Commercial radio programs must comply with conditions in the station’s licence, ACMA program standards, and industry codes of practice.
Digital radio services have commenced in some parts of Australia, where they operate alongside existing analogue AM and FM radio services. While digital radio technology offers higher audio quality...
The spectrum review looked at the changes needed to cope with the increase in demand for spectrum and changes in technology, markets and consumer preferences.
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