When devastating bushfires hit Australia over the 2019-2020 summer, our fixed line and mobile phone networks came under great pressure.
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1. No form of communications is 100% resilient to disasters Although Australia has some of the most reliable mobile and fixed line networks in the world, no form of communications should be solel...
List of resources for the Australian Broadband Advisory Council.
The Government is reviewing Australia’s telecommunications consumer safeguards to prepare the framework for a post-2020 environment.
The Government is increasing the resilience of Australia’s telecommunication networks, to help prevent, mitigate and manage outages during emergencies.
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The Australian Government has announced the next stage of proposed media reforms, to better support the Australian media industry and enhance the range and quality of services and content available...
As part of the communications awareness and coordination component of the Strengthening Telecommunications Against Natural Disasters (STAND) package, market research has recently been undertaken on...
The Department undertakes research, data collection and analysis related to issues affecting regional Australia. The information presented here allows policy makers, program administrators and...
Fixed broadband plays a vital role in connecting Australians, and significant public investment has been made to develop our fixed broadband infrastructure with the rollout of the NBN.
We want all Australians to engage online safely and with confidence.
Legislation for the NBN sets out the basis for the rollout, makes it easier to develop industry standards and codes, and set outs a process for the possible sale of NBN Co.
On 9 October 2020, the Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts, the Hon Paul Fletcher MP, made a Statement of Expectations in relation to the Australian Competition and...
The Government has announced a package of measures to help sustain Australian media businesses as they do their vital work of keeping the community informed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The online Regional Tech Hub provides independent and factual information helping regional, rural and remote Australians get connected and stay connected.
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...
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