We foster an environment in which all Australians benefit from access to diverse communications services and artistic and cultural experiences.
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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 Australian 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, rural 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

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The Government has announced a review of the management of the .au domain to ensure its fit for purpose in Australia’s modern...
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Three million Australians are now connected to fast and affordable high-speed broadband through the National Broadband Network ...
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The Office of the eSafety Commissioner (the eSafety Office) has released a pilot portal for reporting instances of the non...
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The Australian Government has released its strategy to support the timely rollout of 5G in Australia.

Current consultations

2017–18 Budget—Communications and the Arts Portfolio

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