The BCAR is our in-house economic and statistical research unit. Its work supports fact-based policy development and advice within our department.
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All the numbers and access points for making a relay call.
Television captioning and audio description help people who have a hearing or vision impairment access television programs.
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.
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...
Australia’s 'digital dividend' is the spectrum that was freed up for new uses by the switch from analogue to digital television.
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....
We want all Australians to engage online safely and with confidence.
Radiofrequency Electromagnetic Energy Emissions...
This page details the reform of the Radiocommunications Act 1992, and the Spectrum Pricing and Commonwealth Holdings review.
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.
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...
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.
We report on NRS provider performance.
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