22 Aug 2020
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…

21 Aug 2020
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.

19 Aug 2020
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.

13 Aug 2020
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 Aug 2020
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.

11 Aug 2020
NBN Co’s full year results show record performance in 2019-20

The Morrison Government welcomes NBN Co’s full year financial results released today, with the company exceeding key rollout metrics and achieving strong financial performance while providing vital support to Australians through COVID-19.

11 Aug 2020
RISE Fund and Sustainability Fund guidelines released

The Morrison Government has today released the guidelines for the $75 million Restart Investment to Sustain and Expand (RISE) Fund to help reactivate the arts and entertainment sector following the impacts of COVID-19.

11 Aug 2020
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.

05 Aug 2020
More funds flow for public interest journalism

The Morrison Government today announced that 41 publishers will receive a share of $5 million in the 2020 round of the Regional and Small Publishers Innovation Fund. 

04 Aug 2020
Applications open for Alternative Voice Services Trials

The Australian Government is calling for applications under the Alternative Voice Services Trials program, to test new ways of delivering voice services in rural and remote Australia.

28 Jul 2020
Applications now open for Regional Connectivity Program funding

Applications for the Australian Government’s $53 million Regional Connectivity Program are now open.

27 Jul 2020
Modernising consumer safeguards for telco services

The Morrison Government has today commenced consultation on modernising consumer safeguards for telecommunications services.

25 Jul 2020
Significant Indigenous art acquisition for QAGOMA

The Morrison Government will provide $600,000 over three years to support the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) to acquire seven Papunya boards painted in the first critical years of Australia’s contemporary Aboriginal art…

22 Jul 2020
Maximising the benefits of digital connectivity for all Australians

The Morrison Government has today established the Australian Broadband Advisory Council to provide the Government advice on maximising the economic upside of increased digital connectivity for Australian businesses and consumers.

22 Jul 2020
Supporting broadcast coverage of under-represented sports

The Morrison Government has today announced $10 million in funding to continue its support of coverage of women’s, niche and other under-represented sports, bringing total funding for the under-represented sports grant to $40 million over six…