We foster an environment in which all Australians benefit from access to diverse communications services and artistic and cultural experiences.
Learn more about what we do
Australian and Children’s Screen Content Review

The Government is undertaking a review to determine if existing support and regulatory measures remain fit for purpose in the digital era.

Broadcasting and Content Reform Package

The Government will introduce a comprehensive package of reforms that will support Australia’s broadcast sector.

Telecommunications Reform Package

The Government is reforming the telecommunications market to promote competition and to improve access to broadband services for all people in Australia, especially those in regional and remote areas.

Our Work

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Classification of films, computer games and publications is important to the Australian Government.


Copyright provides legal protection for people who express ideas and information in certain forms.

Prim Minister's Literary Awards
Prime Minister's Literary Awards

The Prime Minister's Literary Awards celebrate outstanding literary talent in Australia and the valuable contribution Australian literature and history makes to the nation's cultural and intellectual life.

What's new

TV icon Television
Applications are now open for non-executive directors for the ABC and SBS Boards.
Phone icon Mobile services and coverage
Applications are now open for the Priority Locations funding round of the Mobile Black Spot Program....
Internet icon Internet
We’ve released a discussion paper on the management of Australia’s .au domain and want to hear from you.
Australia has been recognised with an award for our substantial contribution to the development work of the International...

Current consultations

2017–18 Budget—Communications and the Arts Portfolio

Information relating to the Communications and the Arts Portfolio Budget for 2017–18.

Communications and Arts Minister

Meet the Communications and Arts Minister, Senator the Hon Mitch Fifield.