Government today announced new legislation will be introduced to repeal the
telecommunications-specific anti-competitive conduct laws of the Competition
and Consumer Act 2010.
follow the Government’s decision to strengthen the general misu...
JOINT RELEASE SENATOR HON MICHAELIA CASHMINISTER FOR WOMEN23 November 2016
Government today announced the appointment of a new Children’s eSafety
Commissioner with expanded responsibilities to take a lead role in combatting
the non-consensual sharing of intimate images (commonly r...
Coalition, the NBN is on schedule, ahead of its revenue forecasts and has met
or exceeded its key rollout targets across two financial years.The
Government’s equity contribution of $29.5 billion to NBN Co (nbn) is expected
to be fully utilised in the current financial ...
JOINT MEDIA RELEASEHON ALAN TUDGE MINISTER FOR HUMAN SERVICES10 November 2016The Coalition Government has today introduced
legislation into the Parliament to combat illegal offshore wagering.
The Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill 2016 (the Bill) amends the Interactive Gambling Act 2001
has reappointed Patrick Flannigan and Justin Milne for additional
three-year terms as non-Executive Directors of the Board of NBN Co Limited
Mr Milne and Mr
Flannigan are well-established industry figures with l...
7 November 2016Bill Shorten and Labor have revealed
their duplicity on media law reform, by not declaring their position before the
election, and opposing it after.
Labor has abandoned thousands of local
jobs in the media industry.
Labor seeks to deny local businesses the
chance to grow an...
4 November 2016The Turnbull Government welcomes the release of the ACCC’s third Wholesale Market Indicators Report which shows strong demand for fast broadband services delivered over the National Broadband Network. The report confirms that wholesale broadband services, sold on to consumers by inter...
JOINT MEDIA RELEASEThe Hon Michaelia Cash Minister for Women
28 October 2016
The Turnbull Government has announced the
development of a new online reporting tool which will allow victims to report
cases of non-consensual sharing of intimate images (commonly referred to as
‘revenge porn’) an...
Turnbull Government welcomes the release of the National Opera Review Final
Report, which explores how Australian audiences can continue to have access to
opera performances of the highest artistic standard.
review has examined the artistic vibrancy, engage...
25 October 2016
The Department of Communications and the Arts
has released an issues paper inviting submissions on the effectiveness of
section 593 of the Telecommunications Act 1997, under which the
Government provides funding for telecommunications consumer representation and