6 May 2016 The Government has announced the re-appointments Jane Hemstritch and the appointment of Professor Kent Anderson, Janet Hirst, Alice Wong and Douglas Snedden to the Council of the National Library of Australia for three-year terms. Ms Hemstritch was appointed to the Council in July 2010 an...
6 May 2016 The Government has announced the re-appointment of Timothy Fairfax AC, John Hindmarsh AM and Jane Hylton as part‑time Members of the Council of the National Gallery of Australia for three-year terms. Mr Fairfax has been a member of the Council since 2011 and Deputy Cha...
6 May 2016 The Government has announced the appointments of Teresia Fors and John Mullen to the Council of the Australian National Maritime Museum as members for a three year term. Both appointees will bring strong skills to the Council, ensuring a range of expertise across corporate governance, fin...
6 May 2016 The Government has announced the reappointment of the Director of the Classification Board Lesley O’Brien and Deputy Director Margaret Anderson, and the appointment of two new full-time members, Ellenor Nixon and Thomas Mann. Ms O’Brien’s current term as Director was due to expire 30 June...
6 May 2016Labor’s credibility on the National Broadband Network
(NBN) has sunk to a new low.Late on Wednesday night the Labor-initiated and
controlled Senate Select Committee on the National Broadband Network
tabled a six paragraph report without any findings or recommendations following
3 May 2016The Turnbull Government will maintain the current level of
base funding for the ABC and SBS over the next three years and, as part of the
Turnbull Government’s media reform agenda, licence fees payable by commercial
television and radio broadcasters will be permanently reduced by 25 per...
2 May 2016
Minister for the Arts Mitch Fifield has announced $10
million for more than 70 projects through the Catalyst – Australian Arts and
The diverse projects funded across Australia reflect the
breadth and vitality of Australia’s arts and cultural sector.
29 April 2016
The Australian Government has
reappointed Tony Emery, as well as appointing Jennifer Bott AO, James
Ostroburski and Mark Tucker, to the Board of Bundanon Trust for three year
Mr Emery has served as a Board member
since 2009 and will continue to prov...
29 April 2016
Government thanks Mark Scott for his leadership and service as Managing
Director of the ABC as he completes his last day in office today.
Scott’s time at the helm, the ABC has evolved in a market defined by
rapidly-changing technologies and consumer b...
29 April 2016
Australians living in regional and
rural areas can begin to connect to affordable, high-speed broadband with the
launch of services on nbn’s Sky Muster satellite network.
Minister for Communications Mitch
Fifield and Minister for Regional Communications Fio...