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.

What's new

Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
The Government has introduced a new Online Safety Bill into Parliament. Keeping Australians safe online is a priority.
Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
Draft standards, rules and benchmarks for the broadband networks servicing our communities.
Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
Consultation has begun on the Government’s proposed Online Safety Bill.
Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
The Australian Broadband Advisory Council will explore ways to maximise the benefits of high-speed connectivity.

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.

Current consultations