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Triple Zero (000) is the number most Australians will use to call the police, fire or ambulance in an emergency.
The final report on the Review of the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA).
The Commonwealth of Australia owns copyright of everything we have created all websites owned and administered by the Department of Communications and the Arts. This includes text, images, software...
Australian Government agencies conducting information and advertising campaigns must comply with relevant policies and processes issued by the Cabinet Secretary or the Minister for Finance or the...
The Public Interest Disclosure Act 2013 promotes accountability and integrity in the Australian Public Service.
We value what you have to say, so we’ve made it easy for you to tell us what you think. You can leave comments, share via social networks or join in formal consultation processes.
We buy goods and services from outside the department. The way we do this is set by the Commonwealth Procurement Rules.
The Government is investing more than $60 million in quality regional journalism.
The content of commercial television programs must comply with conditions in the station’s licence, ACMA program standards, and industry codes of practice.
The Department is required to publish the details of grants awarded on GrantConnect from 1 January 2018. Documents published on this page reflect grants approved up until 31 December 2017.
The Regional Telecommunications Independent Review Committee reviews telecommunications services in regional, rural and remote parts of Australia every three years.
When NRS calls are made to an overseas number or received from overseas, the numbers to use are sometimes different. You will need a suitable pre-paid calling card to make calls to overseas and...
All the numbers and access points for making a relay call.
New measures have been announced to provide consumers with more information and extra protections as they choose an internet plan and transition to the NBN.
There are more than 400 licensed community radio stations in Australia. They operate under community radio licences, following the rules in the Broadcasting Services Act 1992.
Australia’s online safety framework is underpinned by two key pieces of legislation, the Enhancing Online Safety Act 2015 and the Online Content Scheme.
Your current telephone and internet services will not be switched to the NBN automatically. Find out what steps you need to take to prepare for your switch to the NBN.
The Australian Government is a large user of spectrum for important public service provision and continually identifies and implements efficiency improvements to the management and use of spectrum...
The Australian Government has a range of measures in place to support online safety.
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