Funding support for Indigenous languages and arts

Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts, the Hon Paul Fletcher MP, is calling for community-based organisations to apply for funding through the 2020-21 Indigenous Languages and Arts program competitive grant opportunity.

25 February 2020

Media release

Protecting Australia's interest in Holden cultural history

The Australian Government has sought the commitment of General Motors (GM) to comply with its obligations to protect and preserve culturally and historically significant objects following the company’s decision to close operations in Australia.…

24 February 2020

Media release

Have your say on the Regional Connectivity Program guidelines

The Coalition Government has today commenced the next stage of consultation on the $53 million Regional Connectivity Program to improve digital connectivity in regional and rural Australia.

21 February 2020

Media release

Speech to the International Institute of Communications: The Harmonised Framework—digital platforms and the media

Introduction

It is a pleasure to speak at this important forum considering a harmonised framework for digital platforms and the media.

21 February 2020

Speech

New toolkit boosts online safety resources for schools

A new toolkit launched today by the Government's eSafety Commissioner will provide schools across Australia with resources to help prevent and respond to online safety issues, creating safer online environments for children across the country.

20 February 2020

Media release

Arts and creativity strong drivers of Australia's domestic tourism

The Morrison Government welcomes new research which demonstrates the important role of arts and culture in driving domestic tourism.

17 February 2020

Media release

Sculptures to commemorate the meeting of two cultures at Kamay Botany Bay

Three commemorative bronze sculptures designed by Aboriginal artists have been chosen to mark the 250th anniversary of the first contact between the crew of HMB Endeavour and the Gweagal people on the shores of Botany Bay.

14 February 2020

Media release

Keeping Australians safe online

A new guide for parents of under 5s from the Morrison Government’s eSafety Commissioner will help keep children safe online as more than 1,000 schools and groups around Australia mark Safer Internet Day.

11 February 2020

Media release

Op-Ed: Digital giants must take control of murder online
Originally published in The Australian on Tuesday 11 February 2020

11 February 2020

Opinion piece

Op-Ed: Explaining the justification for the RBS charge
Originally published in CommsDay on Tuesday 11 February 2020

11 February 2020

Opinion piece

NBN Co delivers strong half year results

The Government welcomes NBN Co’s 2019-20 half year results, which demonstrate continued strong performance across key financial and operational targets.

10 February 2020

Media release

Alternatives in place as CapTel ceases to be part of NRS

Australia’s National Relay Service (NRS) has a range of services in place to support people who are deaf, hard of hearing or have a speech impairment to make and receive phone calls.

07 February 2020

Media release

NRS Helpdesk open to support CapTel switchover

The National Relay Service (NRS) Helpdesk is operating this weekend to support new arrangements for CapTel handset users as they complete their migration to alternative services.

31 January 2020

Media release

$33 million art gallery project will bring more jobs and more tourists as the Shoalhaven recovers from the bushfires

Today's sod turning at the Bundanon Trust's new $33 million art gallery in the Shoalhaven kicks off a project which will be a major jobs boost as the area recovers from the bushfires – and once completed, in late 2021, will be a major new tourism…

29 January 2020

Media release