We foster an environment in which all Australians benefit from access to diverse communications services and artistic and cultural experiences.
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National Broadband Network

What to do to prepare for and connect to the NBN, and how to get assistance.

Broadcasting and Content Reform Package

The Government has introduced a comprehensive package of reforms that will support Australia’s broadcast sector.

Australian re-election to ITU Council

Australia will stand for re-election to the Council of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).

Our Work

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


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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Don’t get caught out by scammers: stop and check, ‘is this for real?’.
The Government has announced the 2018-19 Budget measures for the Communications and Arts portfolio.
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An independent committee has been appointed to undertake a review of regional telecommunication services.
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The Mobile Black Spot Program has reached a new milestone this week, with Telstra switching on its 400th mobile base station...

Current consultations

Budget 2018-19

2018–19 Budget—Communications and the Arts Portfolio

Information relating to the Communications and the Arts Portfolio Budget for 2018–19.

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