16 October 2017 The biggest reform to Australian media laws in nearly three decades will now become law after the Turnbull Government’s comprehensive package of legislation achieved final passage through the House of Representatives today. The Government’s reforms will strengthen Australian media o...
15 October 2017
Government has welcomed the eSafety Commissioner’s announcement today about the
delivery of the pilot for a new national portal for reporting instances of
non-consensual sharing of intimate images (colloquially known as image-based
abuse or revenge pornography).
12 October 2017
The Turnbull Government today released a 5G directions paper
and will convene a working group to drive the deployment of 5G mobile
technology in Australia.
While Australians have already shown an insatiable appetite
for mobile technology using existing 3G and 4G networks, t...
6 October 2017
The Turnbull Government has appointed a new
Convenor, Deputy Convenor and three members to the Classification Review Board.
Ms Fiona Jolly has been appointed as
Convenor until 2 January 2019. Ms Jolly was formerly the Deputy Convenor of the
Ms Susan Knowles...
22 September 2017
Government acknowledges the importance of opera in the Australian cultural
landscape and is pleased to provide its full response to the recommendations of
the National Opera Review Final Report.
Earlier this year
the Government announced its initial respo...
21 September 2017
The Turnbull Government will provide
$50,000 to help the Queensland Museum to purchase a rare 15.3 kilogram meteorite,
the first of its type to be discovered in Australia.
The funding, through the National
Cultural Heritage Account, secures the dendritic trolite-irons ...
21 September 2017 The Turnbull Government welcomes the reappointment of Dr Gerard Vaughan AM as Director of the National Gallery of Australia (NGA). Dr Vaughan, a distinguished public gallery director and internationally recognised scholar, was first appointed to the role in 2014. His leadersh...
18 September 2017
Turnbull Government has appointed Ms Nerida O’Loughlin as a full-time member
and Chair of the Australian
Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) for a five-year term.
O’Loughlin brings to the role extensive policy and regulatory experience within
Thursday, 14 September 2017
The Turnbull Government has
delivered the biggest reform to Australian media laws in nearly three decades.
The government is strengthening
Australia’s media industry, enhancing media diversity and securing local
journalism jobs, particularly in regional areas.
7 September 2017
The Turnbull Government today welcomed a Senate Committee
report which has recommended that Parliament pass the telecommunications reform
The two bills in the package will ensure all Australians can
access sustainably-funded high-speed broadband services, regardle...