26 September 2018 From time to time, I have raised factual errors in ABC reporting, but have always respected the legislated operational and editorial independence of the ABC. I have never involved myself in staffing matters, nor am I aware of any member of the Government who has sought to ...
25 September 2018 The Australian Government welcomes the announcement of the appointment of Ms Karen Quinlan as the incoming Director of the National Portrait Gallery of Australia (NPGA). Ms Quinlan is highly regarded in Australia’s arts sector. As Director of the very successful Bendigo Art Galle...
24 September 2018 The ABC Board today announced the Managing Director would be leaving the organisation and recruitment for a successor would begin. The Government thanks Michelle Guthrie and acknowledges her service as Managing Director of the ABC for the past two and a half years in what i...
Have your say on arts and disability 24 September 2018 The Morrison Government is inviting stakeholders and the public to submit their views on the National Arts and Disability Strategy to improve access and participation in the arts for people with disability. Minister for Communications an...
welcomes NBN Co’s announcement today to further improve consumer experience on
NBN Co will pay
rebates to retailers for poor connections, fault rectifications and missed
appointments, as part of an undertaking to...
23 August 2018 Fifth Generation (5G) is the next evolution of mobile technology. It promises the ability to improve the daily lives of Australians, strengthen our connectivity and accelerate our networks. 5G will change the way people use, and rely on, mobile services, driving improvem...
22 August 2018 The Turnbull Government welcomes the appointment of Mr Stephen Rue as the new chief executive officer of NBN Co. Mr Rue will also replace outgoing CEO Mr Bill Morrow on the board of NBN Co as Executive Director. Mr Rue will commence his new roles on 1 September 2018. Mr Rue has bee...
am saddened to hear of the passing of Mr Charles Blackman OBE.
Blackman, who recently celebrated his 90th birthday, was a great
Australian artist whose unique vision and imagination have created some of the
nation’s most iconic images.
16 August 2018
New laws to
protect against technology-facilitated abuse are one step closer after the
Turnbull Government’s Enhancing Online Safety (Non-consensual Sharing of
Intimate Images) Bill 2018 passed the House of Representatives today.
16 August 2018
claimed that NBN intends to charge more for fixed wireless services compared to
fixed line services. This is not the case. This will not occur.
NBN engages in
ongoing consultation with retailers about products and pricing.