$5 million support for AAP Newswire

The Morrison Government will provide $5 million to the Australian Associated Press Limited Newswire (AAP) under the Public Interest News Gathering (PING) program. 

18 September 2020

Media release

NFF to design and run the new Regional Digital Tech Hub

The Australian Government has today announced the National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) has been engaged to develop and operate the new Regional Digital Technology Hub.

17 September 2020

Media release

Optus reaches 100 Mobile Black Spot Program sites

More communities in regional and remote Queensland will benefit from new and improved mobile coverage following the switch-on of Optus’ 100th tower under the Government’s Mobile Black Spot Program. 

17 September 2020

Media release

National collecting institutions to tour exhibitions to regional Australia

The Morrison Government has announced $1 million to tour Australian and international exhibitions to 32 venues across regional Australia through the National Collecting Institutions Touring and Outreach program. 

08 September 2020

Media release

Indigenous Visual Art Action Plan announced: Cultivating Australia’s rich Indigenous visual arts sector

Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts, the Hon Paul Fletcher MP, and Minister for Indigenous Australians, the Hon Ken Wyatt AM MP, have today announced that the Morrison Government will develop an Indigenous Visual Art Action…

02 September 2020

Media release

Connectivity to drive $15.6 billion annual increase to agriculture sector

New research released today demonstrates the critical role of ubiquitous NBN connectivity in supporting economic growth across Australia’s agriculture sector now and into the future.

01 September 2020

Media release

Modernising telecommunications in new developments

The Morrison Government has today announced enhancements to the way telecommunications services are delivered in new developments, designed to provide Australians moving into new apartment and housing developments with better and cheaper access…

01 September 2020

Media release

Kissing Point Road, Turramurra to be upgraded under Roads To Recovery

Local road maintenance in the Bradfield electorate will receive a boost thanks to funding under the Australian Government’s Roads to Recovery Program.

28 August 2020

Media release

$49 million to showcase world-class Indigenous arts

The Morrison Government has today announced that more than $49 million will flow to Australia’s world-renowned Indigenous visual arts sector, providing new opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists and supporting a…

26 August 2020

Media release

New taskforce to steer the arts to recovery

The Morrison Government has today established the Creative Economy Taskforce to assist in the implementation of the Government’s $250 million JobMaker plan for the creative economy and provide strategic guidance to build the sector as Australia…

22 August 2020

Media release

NBN Co Board Reappointment

The Government has reappointed Andrew (Drew) Clarke to the NBN Co Limited (NBN Co) Board for the next three years, commencing 22 August 2020.

21 August 2020

Media release

Kick-starting local screen production

Screen producers can now access the $50 million Temporary Interruption Fund (TIF), which opens today to help kick-start the local film and television industry.

19 August 2020

Media release

Copyright reforms to better support the digital environment

The Morrison Government is moving ahead with copyright reforms, announcing changes to provide a more flexible and adaptable framework that will better support the needs of Australians to access content in an increasingly digital environment.

13 August 2020

Media release

Bidding limits set for Australia’s next 5G spectrum auction

The Morrison Government has today announced allocation limits for Australia’s next 5G spectrum auction, which is scheduled to occur in March 2021.

13 August 2020

Media release

Funding to help Australian venues bring back the music

Applications are now open for the first round of the Morrison Government’s $20 million Live Music Australia program, designed to bring more home-grown music to Australians stages.

11 August 2020

Media release