27 June 2017
Government will provide community television (CTV) broadcasters in Melbourne,
Adelaide and Perth with a further six months to transition their services to
online streaming. The decision has been taken following representations from
Coalition and crossbench colleagues...
Tuesday, 27 June 2017The Coalition Government today announced Sky Muster satellite users are expected to receive around 50 per cent more peak data and twice as much off-peak data from October. NBN Co will provide the extra data at no extra cost to retailers, although how the retailers stru...
27 June 2017The Turnbull Government
welcomes the appointment of Ms Christine Holgate as the new Managing Director
and Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Australia Post. Ms Holgate is a highly
experienced chief executive, board director and business leader, with a strong
record of managing an...
26 June 2017The Turnbull Government will provide $130,000 to assist Museums Victoria with the purchase of a five piece bedroom suite made by WH Rocke & Co through the National Cultural Heritage Account.The bedroom suite is an outstanding example of Australian colonial craftsmanship and includes ...
26 June 2017
The Turnbull Government has announced
$1 million to support 17 exhibitions through the National Collecting
Institutions Touring and Outreach (NCITO) program in 2017-18.
The funding will assist nine
national collecting institutions to tour major exhibitions so that all
26 June 2017
The Turnbull Government has announced $338,535
to support two strategic arts projects in regional South Australia and Victoria
over four years through the Regional Arts Fund strategic projects stream.
The Regional Arts Fund provides support
to artists and organisations to crea...
23 June 2017
The Turnbull Government will take steps to ensure the
sustainability of the National Relay
Service (NRS), an important communications safety net for people who are deaf
or have a hearing or speech impairment.
current NRS contact was introduced in 2012-13, rapid...
23 June 2017The Turnbull Government will provide a
$200,000 boost for the ArtsReady program, which assists employers in the arts
and culture sector to engage young Australians in traineeships. The 12 month traineeships prepare
participants to graduate as job ready for the arts and creative indust...
23 June 2017
The Turnbull Government will shortly issue
a Request for Tender (RFT) to deliver the next-generation Triple Zero Emergency
Call Service with integrated location-based data services. The tender process
follows an Expressions of Interest (EOI) process conducted in late 2016.
21 June 2017Today in the House of Representatives the Australian Labor Party voted against every element of the Turnbull Government’s Media Reform package by opposing the second and third reading of the relevant bills.Despite claiming they support most of the package, and despite claiming that parts...