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Entries for July 2017

Vale Dr G Yunupingu

27 July 2017  I was saddened to hear of the passing of prominent Indigenous music artist Dr G Yunupingu. From the remote community of Galiwinku on Elcho Island, he shared the Yolngu language with the world through his music, bringing to life the deep connection between language and id...

National Cultural Heritage Committee appointments

 21 July 2017 The Turnbull Government has appointed three new members to the National Cultural Heritage Committee, Associate Professor Henrietta Marrie, Dr Janda Gooding and Ms Lisa Slade, on a part-time basis until 31 January 2019. Associate Professor Marrie has over 30 years’ experience in In...

New guidelines released for government agencies regarding lawful disruption of illegal online activities

17 July 2017 The Turnbull Government has released guidelines on the use of section 313(3) of the Telecommunications Act 1997, which enables Government agencies to seek the assistance of internet service providers to disrupt websites linked to unlawful activity. The longstanding provision ...

Joint media release - Trevor Evans MP, Member for Brisbane - More than $30,000 to tour Australian exhibition internationally

14 July 2017 The Turnbull Government has announced $33,000 to support the tour of the William Robinson Genesis exhibition to Washington and Paris in 2017 and 2018.                      ...

One in two Australian homes and businesses now able to access fast, affordable broadband on the NBN

10 July 2017 The rollout of the National Broadband Network has surpassed the half-way mark ahead of schedule and ahead of budget, meaning more than 50% of Australian homes and businesses can now access fast, affordable high-speed broadband. At the end of the financial year, the NBN was ava...

Joint Media Release with Member for Gilmore - Additional support for Bundanon Trust

Joint Media Release with Ann Sudmalis MP, Federal Member for Gilmore5 July 2017The Turnbull Government has announced more than $355,000 to support capital works projects at the historic Bundanon property in New South Wales. Minister Fifield & Member for Gilmore, Ann Sudmalis, visited...

Appointment of Jan Müller as National Film and Sound Archive CEO and Board Reappointments

4 July 2017 The Turnbull Government welcomes the appointment of Mr Jan Müller as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Film and Sound Archive (NFSA) for a four-year term.  Mr Müller is a highly experienced CEO and leader in the digital heritage and culture sector inte...