The Alternative Voice Services Trials (AVST) Program will provide grants to organisations to trial alternative ways to deliver voice services in rural and remote areas of Australia, within NBN Co’s...
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Find dedicated resources for members of the media including our media enquiry contact details, video case studies and our latest news.
We protect your privacy in accordance with the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) and the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth).
The Government has committed $380 million over six rounds to the Mobile Black Spot Program (the Program). In April 2020 the Round 5 results were announced, with a further 182 base stations to be...
If you suspect fraudulent activity, you should report it to us.
This page details the reform of the Radiocommunications Act 1992, and the Spectrum Pricing and Commonwealth Holdings review.
This 2019–2020 corporate plan for the Department of Communications and the Arts describes how we provide the environment in which all Australians can access and benefit from communications services...
Find out more about EME and 5G and how they are regulated.
EME is all around us and is part of our natural environment. It is emitted by sources like the sun, the earth, the earth’s atmosphere and even the human body.
5G is set to transform a range of sectors, including health, agriculture and education.
The Australian Government strictly regulates the use of EME, based on decades of Australian and international scientific research.
The Australian Government sets the policy framework for the telecommunications industry. 5G must comply with the same regulations as previous generations.
Current regulation requires that a merit-based selection process is used to appoint non-executive directors to the boards of the ABC and SBS, including their Chairs.
The Australian Government is reforming the telecommunications market to promote competition and to improve access to broadband services for all people in Australia, especially those living in...
Phone numbers are something most Australians use every day. There are rules about how phone numbers are given out and transferred, to make sure the numbering system works smoothly and efficiently.
Communicating without using the National Relay Service There are a lot of ways that people who are deaf, hard of hearing or who have a speech impairment can communicate directly with other peopl...
The online Regional Digital Tech Hub will provide independent information on digital technologies and issue resolution to regional, rural and remote consumers.
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Information relating to the Communications and the Arts Portfolio Additional Estimates Statements 2016-17
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