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Entries for February 2017

Vale Betty Amsden AO

  Vale Betty Amsden AO 27 February 2017 I extend my condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Ms Betty Amsden AO DSJ, who passed away peacefully at home in Melbourne over the weekend. We have lost a great friend and an exceptional Australian whose commitment to emerging artists and ...

Government releases consumer representation review report

27 February 2017 The Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) will continue to be funded as the peak body representing telecommunications consumers, following a review of section 593 of the Telecommunications Act 1997. The final report on the review of telecommunic...

National Gallery of Australia appointment

27 February 2017 The Turnbull Government has appointed Ms Helen Cook as a member of the Council of the National Gallery of Australia (NGA) for a three-year term. Ms Cook’s experience and background in the arts, marketing and finance sectors make her a strong addition to the Counci...

Appointment of two new directors to the SBS Board

27 February 2017The Turnbull Government has appointed Emeritus Professor Sally Walker AM as a non-executive director and Mr George Savvides as a non-executive director and Deputy Chair to the Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) Board for a period of five years.Mr Savvides will become Deputy...

Appointment of two new directors to the ABC Board

 27 February 2017The Turnbull Government has appointed Dr Vanessa Guthrie and Ms Georgina Somerset as non-executive directors to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) Board for a period of five years.Both appointees bring exceptional skills, background and expertise to th...

Remuneration Tribunal to oversee Australia Post Managing Director salary and conditions

JOINT RELEASE THE HON MATHIAS CORMANNMINISTER FOR FINANCE   23 February 2017 The pay and employment conditions of Australia Post’s managing director will be overseen by the Remuneration Tribunal, under proposals announced by the Turnbull Government today. In a letter fr...

Dr Bulent Hass Dellal AO appointed Chairperson of SBS Board

14 February 2017   The Australian Government has appointed Dr Bulent Hass Dellal AO as Chairperson of the Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) Board for a term of just over three years. Dr Hass Dellal has been a Board member since June 2010 and was appointed Deputy Chair in June...

eSafety office to help all Australians online

9 February 2017   The Turnbull Government today introduced new legislation to enhance online safety for all Australians. The Enhancing Online Safety for Children Amendment Bill will rename the Office of the Children’s eSafety Commissioner to the Office of the eSafety Commissioner, to...

eSafety office to help all Australians online

9 February 2017   The Turnbull Government today introduced new legislation to enhance online safety for all Australians. The Enhancing Online Safety for Children Amendment Bill will rename the Office of the Children’s eSafety Commissioner to the Office of the eSafety Commissioner, to...

nbn speeds towards completion in 2020

JOINT RELEASESENATOR HON MATHIAS CORMANNMINISTER FOR FINANCE 9 February 2017 NBN Co Limited’s (nbn) 2017 half-yearly results released today showcase the company’s strong performance in rolling out the network and connecting users, and confirm nbn is on track to deliver Australia’s largest infr...