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.
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We have developed consumer safeguards so phone companies supply reliable phone services. We also have rules to protect the needs of people with disabilities and people with life-threatening medical...
Interactive gambling consists of gambling activities which take place on broadcasting, datacasting and online platforms. We develop policy and regulations for interactive gambling services.
Australia’s online safety framework is underpinned by two key pieces of legislation, the Enhancing Online Safety Act 2015 and the Online Content Scheme.
We promote and support Australia’s domestic agenda and communications priorities at an international level....
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...
Information about the department’s Information Publication Scheme.
Find out where to raise an issue about advertising, domain names, media or illegal content.
The Australian Government has a range of measures in place to support online safety.
Australia has achieved a historic switchover from analog to digital-only free-to-air TV transmissions. Everyone can now enjoy high quality television services anywhere in Australia.
We produce a list of all grants approved in each portfolio or agency, including the value of the grant, recipient of the grant and the program from which the grant was made.
You can apply to access our documents under the Freedom of Information Act 1982.
We publish a disclosure log on our website to meet the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act 1982 section 11C. The disclosure log lists information that has been released in response to an...
The NRS has a Helpdesk to support users of the service.
Emergency services can be contacted through the NRS in life threatening or time critical situations.
In December last year the Morrison Government announced it would commence a staged approach to reform media regulation towards an end state of a platform-neutral regulatory framework, covering both...
The reporting date for the review of classification regulation has been extended to 31 May 2020.
The Government has announced a package of measures to sustain Australian media businesses as they do their vital work of keeping the community informed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Government recognises the important role media organisations play in providing the Australian community with timely and accurate news and information, particularly during times of national and...
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