Deputy Prime Minister
Acting Attorney-General7 January 2016
THE Australian Government has announced the opening of a
grants program to provide up to $128.4 million to assist the telecommunications
industry with the upfront costs of meeting their data retention oblig...
I extend my
condolences to the family and friends of Brian Johns AO, former Managing
Director of the ABC, who passed away on Friday.
Mr Johns made
a strong contribution to Australia’s cultural life, through his leadership and
work across the media and communications sectors...
Commonwealth Government will provide support for the relocation of the Falls
Festival in addition to the support to be provided by State and local
government following the local bushfires.
The Falls Festival makes a very import...
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