20 May 2017The Turnbull
Government is taking strong action to combat the non-consensual sharing of
intimate images, commonly referred to as ‘revenge porn’ or ‘image‑based abuse’.
concert with State and Territory Governments, both criminal and civil penalties
will be pursued again...
Turnbull Government today released a consultation package on reforms to
modernise and simplify Australia’s spectrum management framework.
comprehensive consultation package includes an Exposure Draft of the
Radiocommunications Bill and related consultation pa...
16 May 2017
Government has appointed Mr Russel Howcroft as Chair of the Australian Film,
Television and Radio School (AFTRS) Council for a period of three years.
Mr Howcroft has
extensive experience in the screen industry. He was the Executive General
Manager of Network Te...
11 May 2017
I was saddened
to hear of the passing of veteran Australian journalist and broadcaster Mark
Mark was a
calm, reassuring and natural voice and a fixed point of reference in a changing
his life to journalism, spending more tha...
9 May 2017
Government will provide $48.5 million over three years in the 2017-18 Budget to
support Australia’s national cultural collections.
investment in the arts sector will support Australia’s key museums, galleries
and archives to continue to deve...
06 May 2017
The Turnbull Government has announced a comprehensive
package of reforms that will improve the sustainability of Australia’s
free-to-air broadcasting sector, support the creation of high quality
Australian content and modernise broadcasting and content regulation. The
4 May 2017 The Turnbull Government has today announced new funding of $6.1 million over two years for the community radio sector to support digital radio services and one-off spectrum reorganisation costs for analogue radio services. The funding announced as part of the Federal Government’s Budget ...
Entries are now open for the 2017
Prime Minister’s Literary Awards which celebrate great Australian literature.
The Turnbull Government is proud to
support the literary arts and these awards recognise outstanding contemporary
Australian literature and history. Our authors, poets, illustrators ...
2 May 2017 The Turnbull Government has announced the appointment of Ms Alison Page and Mr David Blackley as part-time members of the Council of the Australian National Maritime Museum (ANMM) for a period of three years each. Ms Page is a descendant of the Walbanga and Wadi Wadi people of the Yuin na...
Coalition Government is pleased to announce support for a unique Far Northern art
exhibition which will be the centrepiece of a program of international arts activities
aimed at strengthening cultural ties between Australia and Singapore.In Cairns
today, Minister for the Arts Senator the Hon...