We are the Australian Government’s lead advisor on communications and the arts. We work to promote innovative cultural and communications sectors through policy advice, program implementation and service delivery to the benefit of all Australians.
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As a nation of sports lovers, the Olympic Games provides viewing gold for Australian audiences.
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The CSIRO wireless local area network (WLAN) Prototype Test Bed is being recognised in the National Museum of Australia’s “A...
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As part of Public Sector Innovation Month, we invited speakers from some of Australia’s National Collecting Institutions to...
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The Government has received a proposal from Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) to acquire 2 x 10 MHz of the unsold 700 MHz ...

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Industry

Issues, news and policies that affect people in the communications industry.

Government
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Bureau of Communications Research
Bureau of Communications Research

The Bureau of Communications Research is our independent research unit. It analyses and publishes economic and statistical data in the communications sector.

Ministry for the Arts
Ministry for the Arts

We develop and administer programs and policies that encourage excellence in art, support cultural heritage and public access to arts and culture.

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Budget 2016-2017

2016-17 Budget – Communications and the Arts Portfolio

Information relating to the Communications and the Arts Portfolio Budget for 2016-17