We foster an environment in which all Australians benefit from access to diverse communications services and artistic and cultural experiences.
Learn more about what we do
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 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 and remote areas.

Our Work

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Classification

Classification of films, computer games and publications is important to the Australian Government.

Copyright
Copyright

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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We're hosting a meeting in December 2017 to discuss the management framework of Australia’s .au domain.
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Australia’s demand for online services and content continues to grow according to a new report.
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The Government has introduced legislation to prohibit the non-consensual sharing or threat to share intimate images online.
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A Bill was introduced in Parliament today to extend safe harbour provisions in the Copyright Act 1968.

Current consultations

2017–18 Budget—Communications and the Arts Portfolio

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

Communications and Arts Minister

Meet the Communications and Arts Minister, Senator the Hon Mitch Fifield.