The Internet plays an important role in how people learn, communicate, do business and go about their daily lives. We advise the Australian Government about all Australians having access to high-quality, reliable and affordable Internet services.

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Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
Reverse the threat of cybercrime with a few simple steps to protect yourself
Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
With one in five Australian children reporting being cyber bullied, learning how to be cyber safe has never been more important.
Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
This Scams Awareness Week, learn how to protect yourself from scams and get smarter with your data!
Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
We are seeking input on the design of the Regional Connectivity Program.

Policies (Internet)

Exemption from the pit and pipe requirements

Published

The Minister has exempted certain types of developments in rural and remote areas from the requirements to install fibre-ready pit and pipe under Part 20A of the Telecommunications Act 1997.

Telecommunications Legislation Amendment Bill 2018

Published

New legislation will allow emergency service organisations and others to gain access to NBN infrastructure and also allows temporary telecommunications towers to be specified as low-impact facilities.

Current consultations