I extend my
condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of newspaper publisher Chris
McPherson, who passed away on Monday.
As the former
managing director of The News and member of the McPherson Family, Chris
inspired many young journalists and news makers within th...
Government today announced the deadline for public nominations for round 2 of
the mobile black spots programme has been extended from 31 December 2015 to 15
closing date will ensure individuals and community groups have enough time to
get their ...
The Australian Government has
appointed Mr Bruce McIver as a non-executive director of the Australia Post
Board for a term of three years.
Mr McIver brings strong business
experience to the Australia Post Board during a period of significant change
for the Corpo...
Government congratulates Michelle Guthrie on her appointment as Managing
Director by the ABC Board.
Guthrie will succeed Mark Scott in May 2016 and officially join the ABC in
Guthrie has an impressive international broadcasting and business back...
first mobile base stations constructed under the Commonwealth Government’s $385
million Mobile Black Spot Programme were switched on this week, with more new
base stations to come online in coming weeks.
a commitment, new mobile base sta...
rollout achieved yet another milestone this week, with the first 1,000 homes
connected to the Fibre-to-the-Node (FTTN) network in just 51 days since its
comparison, under the previous Labor Government, the first 1,000 homes took
more than 15 months to ...
18 December 2015
Today, the Hon Barry O’Farrell delivered his review into
illegal offshore wagering to the Minister for Communications, Senator the Hon
Mitch Fifield and the Assistant Minister for Social Services, the Hon Alan
15 December 2015
The Government has announced it will
not proceed with the Book Council of Australia.
This decision is reflected in the
Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) released today by the Treasurer
and Minister for Finance.
I will be consultin...
15 December 2015
Labor’s Shadow Minister for
Communications Jason Clare has made some extraordinary claims regarding the nbn
that are full of hot air and careless of the well known facts.
CLAIM: A year
ago today, Malcolm Turnbull bought back the old coppe...
Government has announced the reappointment of Dr Rhonda Smith as a non-judicial
member of the Copyright Tribunal of Australia for two years from
12 December 2015.
Dr Smith has
been a member of the Copyright Tribunal for 14 years and brings economic expertise