21 Apr 2020
Improved mobile coverage for New South Wales: Mobile Black Spot Program funds 25 new base stations

More Australians living in regional and remote New South Wales will benefit from new and improved mobile coverage under Round 5 of the Morrison McCormack Government’s highly successful $380 million Mobile Black Spot Program.

21 Apr 2020
Improved mobile coverage for Tasmania: Mobile Black Spot Program funds 11 new base stations

Tasmania is set to receive new and improved mobile coverage thanks to Round 5 of the Morrison McCormack Government’s highly successful $380 million Mobile Black Spot Program.

21 Apr 2020
Supporting Australia Post throughout COVID-19

The Morrison Government has today announced regulatory relief to assist Australia Post to continue providing important postal services for all Australians during the COVID-19 crisis.

21 Apr 2020
Improved mobile coverage for Queensland: Mobile Black Spot Program funds 40 new base stations

More Australians living in Queensland will benefit from new and improved mobile coverage under Round 5 of the Morrison McCormack Government’s highly successful $380 million Mobile Black Spot Program.

21 Apr 2020
Improved mobile coverage for Western Australia: Mobile Black Spot Program funds 63 new base stations

More Australians living in regional and remote Western Australia will benefit from new and improved mobile coverage under Round 5 of the Morrison McCormack Government’s highly successful $380 million Mobile Black Spot Program.

20 Apr 2020
ACCC mandatory code of conduct to govern the commercial relationship between digital platforms and media companies

The Morrison Government has directed the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to develop a mandatory code of conduct to address bargaining power imbalances between digital platforms and media companies.

17 Apr 2020
Telecommunications hardship principles for COVID-19

Today the Morrison Government announced a set of principles that will help Australians remain connected to telecommunications services during the ongoing challenges and impacts of COVID-19.

17 Apr 2020
$150 million NBN assistance for families and businesses

The Morrison Government has today announced that NBN Co will provide $150 million in financial relief to internet providers so they can assist Australian families and businesses in accessing the National Broadband Network (NBN) during COVID-19.…

15 Apr 2020
Immediate COVID-19 relief for Australian media as harmonisation reform process also kicks off

The Morrison Government today announced a package of measures to help sustain Australian media businesses as they do their vital work of keeping the community informed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

09 Apr 2020
Targeted Support for Indigenous Arts, Regional Arts and respected charity Support Act

To help the Arts sector deal with the devastating impact of COVID-19, which has seen performances cancelled, venues closed and many performers and crew hit by the loss of gigs, the Morrison McCormack Government is committing $27 million in…

07 Apr 2020
Keeping our kids safe online during COVID-19

A new guide to online safety for parents and carers has specific tips and advice for this time when children are spending more time online because of the response to COVID-19.

06 Apr 2020
GP clinics to get free NBN boost for telehealth

NBN Co is supporting the delivery of enhanced telehealth services by upgrading Australian GP clinics to 50Mbps download and 20Mbps upload connections at no extra cost for a period of six months.

06 Apr 2020
Critical funding for public interest journalism in COVID-19

The Morrison Government has today brought forward the release of $5 million from its Regional and Small Publishers Innovation Fund to support public interest journalism during COVID-19.

02 Apr 2020
Supporting Australians' access to telecommunications services

The Australian Government has this week amended the Telecommunications (Low-impact Facilities) Determination 2018 and the Telecommunications Code of Practice 2018 to enable carriers to deploy temporary facilities, including temporary towers, as…

02 Apr 2020
JobKeeper payment to keep the spotlights shining in the arts sector

Support available to the cultural and creative sector under the JobKeeper payment could be worth billions, the Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts, the Hon Paul Fletcher MP, said today.