14 December 2016
Government has requested the Independent Nomination Panel for the Australian
Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) conduct a selection process to appoint a new
Chairperson to the ABC Board.
comes as the term of the current Chairperson, the Hon Jam...
14 December 2016
Turnbull Government today announced the latest steps in the upcoming auction of
700 MHz ‘digital dividend’ spectrum, confirming the reserve price and
competition limits for the process.
700 MHz spectrum band is highly valued for 4G mobile broadband services...
Government has reappointed the Hon Dr David Kemp as Chair, Mr Bernard Wright AO
as Deputy Chair and the Hon Simon Crean as a member of the Old Parliament House
Board for further three year terms.
Kemp was a Minister in the Howard Government for ei...
Government has announced community television broadcasters will have an
additional six months to transition their services to an online-only platform
with an extension to their broadcast licences.
In 2014, the
Government announced that it would withdr...
JOINT RELEASESENATOR THE HON FIONA NASH MINISTER FOR REGIONAL COMMUNICATIONS
Coalition Government today released draft legislation to strengthen the
provision of superfast broadband infrastructure for public consultation.
legislation sets out provisi...
7 December 2016
The Turnbull Government has announced
the pilot of a new world-first classification tool that will streamline the
process of classifying Netflix content and make it easier for programmes to
become available to Australian audiences.
The Government has been working wit...
HON CHRISTIAN PORTER MPMINISTER FOR SOCIAL SERVICES
3 December 2016
The Turnbull Government has announced more than $100,000
for arts and disability peak body, Arts Access Australia, through the Catalyst—Australian
Arts and Culture Fund.
The Government is
1 December 2016
Government’s multi-technology National Broadband Network rollout has hit
another milestone, with more than one million fibre-to-the-node (FTTN)
Barely a year
after the first switch-on, the number of FTTN connections avail...
30 November 2016The Turnbull Government’s media reform legislation today passed through the House of Representatives, the next step towards modernising Australia’s media industry and securing its future. These reforms are vital measures that will unshackle Australia’s media industry from redundant l...
JOINT MEDIA RELEASESENATOR HON MATHIAS CORMANNMINISTER FOR FINANCE
Shorten’s attempt today to distort well-known facts about nbn’s rollout
progress and financing arrangements simply flies in the face of reality.
the Coalition, the NBN is on schedule, a...