23 May 2017 The Turnbull Government has today released terms of reference for a review into Australian and children’s screen content. The review was announced as part of the Government’s comprehensive package of reforms to support Australia’s broadcasting sector. The objective is to provide policy ...
22 May 2017
The Turnbull Government has
announced its response to the review of the Australian Communications and Media
Authority (ACMA). The review was completed by the Department of Communications
and the Arts and supported by a reference group of Australian and international
20 May 2017The Turnbull
Government is taking strong action to combat the non-consensual sharing of
intimate images, commonly referred to as ‘revenge porn’ or ‘image‑based abuse’.
concert with State and Territory Governments, both criminal and civil penalties
will be pursued again...
Turnbull Government today released a consultation package on reforms to
modernise and simplify Australia’s spectrum management framework.
comprehensive consultation package includes an Exposure Draft of the
Radiocommunications Bill and related consultation pa...
16 May 2017
Government has appointed Mr Russel Howcroft as Chair of the Australian Film,
Television and Radio School (AFTRS) Council for a period of three years.
Mr Howcroft has
extensive experience in the screen industry. He was the Executive General
Manager of Network Te...
11 May 2017
I was saddened
to hear of the passing of veteran Australian journalist and broadcaster Mark
Mark was a
calm, reassuring and natural voice and a fixed point of reference in a changing
his life to journalism, spending more tha...
9 May 2017
Government will provide $48.5 million over three years in the 2017-18 Budget to
support Australia’s national cultural collections.
investment in the arts sector will support Australia’s key museums, galleries
and archives to continue to deve...
06 May 2017
The Turnbull Government has announced a comprehensive
package of reforms that will improve the sustainability of Australia’s
free-to-air broadcasting sector, support the creation of high quality
Australian content and modernise broadcasting and content regulation. The
4 May 2017 The Turnbull Government has today announced new funding of $6.1 million over two years for the community radio sector to support digital radio services and one-off spectrum reorganisation costs for analogue radio services. The funding announced as part of the Federal Government’s Budget ...
Entries are now open for the 2017
Prime Minister’s Literary Awards which celebrate great Australian literature.
The Turnbull Government is proud to
support the literary arts and these awards recognise outstanding contemporary
Australian literature and history. Our authors, poets, illustrators ...