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...
Government has announced $1.16m funding for Sounds Australia to further develop
Australia's national and international contemporary music industry.
This funding of
$290,000 per year over four years will complement a $1.2 million investment by
JOINT MEDIA RELEASETHE HON MICHAEL KEENAN MPMINISTER FOR JUSTICEMINISTER ASSISTING THE PRIME MINISTER FOR COUNTER TERRORISM
The Minister for Communications, Senator the
Hon Mitch Fifield, and the Minister for Justice Michael Keenan, today announced
the Australian Governme...
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...