8 March 2018 The Turnbull Government today announced that 125 MHz of spectrum in the 3.6 GHz band will be sold at competitive auction, paving the way for new 5G services in metropolitan and regional Australia. Spectrum in the 3.6 GHz band is highly valuable, being recognised internationally as...
1 March 2018 Australian consumers will see improved phone and internet services at affordable prices following reforms to telecommunications carrier powers and immunities.Carrier powers and immunities are designed to strike the right balance between the community’s need to access reliable, affo...
27 February 2018 The Coalition’s faster, more affordable rollout of the National Broadband Network is delivering more bandwidth than consumers require, both now and into the future, new research has found.The report, Demand for fixed-line broadband in Australia by the Bureau of Commun...
22 February 2018 Students and staff at St Gerard’s Primary School in Victoria will have full use of new general learning areas thanks to funding from the Turnbull Government.Minister Fifield officially opened the new facility in North Dandenong today on behalf of the Minister for Education and ...
12 February 2018 NBN Co Limited’s (nbn’s) 2017-18 half yearly results show the company is continuing to achieve strong growth in activations as it speeds towards connecting 8 million premises by 2020.nbn remains on track to complete the initial build by 2020, with over 95 per cent of ...
8 February 2018 New wholesale pricing on the National Broadband Network is delivering a better broadband experience for consumers, according to the ACCC’s latest Wholesale Market Indicators report released today.The report shows the introduction of new wholesale pricing has resulted in a substa...
21 December 2017
Government has announced a range of new protections to ensure broadband
customers get the level of service they expect from their retail service
provider as they transition to the National Broadband Network (NBN).
new protections will empower co...
20 December 2017
I am honoured
to have been appointed by the Prime Minister as Deputy Leader of the Government
in the Senate in addition to my ongoing roles as Minister for Communications
and Minister for the Arts.
Bridget McKenzie to the portfolio as Minister for Regional Commun...
19 December 2017
would like to warmly congratulate our friend and leadership colleague George
Brandis on a long and distinguished contribution to Australian politics and the
has served Australia extremely well as Australia’s 36th Attorney-General and
has made an o...
20 December 2017
Turnbull Government today announced a program of work to implement a new
Universal Service Guarantee (USG), which will ensure all Australians have
access to voice and broadband services, regardless of where they live.
part of the development of the new USG, the Gov...