The Turnbull Government today tabled its
response to the 2015 Regional Telecommunications Review report which made 12 key recommendations to improve telecommunications
access in regional, rural and remote Australia.
In its response to the report,
the Government has highlig...
Labor’s latest Senate stunt on ‘nbn reporting’ points to an Opposition fast running out of ideas, as the successful nbn rollout notches up 15,000 premises passed a week, and record numbers of new users switching over to fast broadband. Today, Labor derailed the progress of a significant communicatio...
Government has released the locations of the first 78 mobile base stations
scheduled to be constructed by the end of June 2016 under round 1 of the $385
million Mobile Black Spot Programme.
mobile base stations ha...
Australian Government today announced the appointment of Professor Sarah
Derrington as a member of the Council of the Australian National Maritime
Museum for a period of three years.
is responsible for the performance of the museum and also plays an import...
9 February 2016
More than 20,000
students across Australia today are participating in Safer Internet Day through
Virtual Classrooms run by the Office of
the Children’s eSafety Commissioner.
Communications Senator Mitch Fifield said Safer Internet Day is a great chanc...
10 February 2016
Mr Nihal Gupta has indicated his
desire to step down from his position as Chairman of the Special Broadcasting
Service (SBS) Board for personal family reasons.
Mr Gupta was appointed Chairman on 17
October 2014 and brought to the role his years of intern...
Government today announced amendments to the Telecommunications
(International Mobile Roaming) Industry Standard 2013 (the Standard) that
will give consumers greater flexibility in managing their roaming services as
well as reducing unnecessary regulatory burdens on mobil...
5 February 2016
The Government has welcomed NBN Co
Limited’s half yearly results, in particular, initial customer research showing
the level of satisfaction with broadband services delivered using Fibre-to-the
Node (FTTN) technology are the same as those using the gold plated
3 February 2016
The Australian Government has reappointed the eight
members of the National Cultural Heritage Committee for a term of two years
including the reappointment of Dr Patrick Greene OBE as Chair of the Board.
The National Cultural Heritage Committee advises the
2 February 2016
The Government has announced the first projects to be
funded under Catalyst, the new $12 million national arts and culture fund created late last year.
Catalyst funding is available
in three streams: partnerships and collaborations; innovation and