01 Apr 2020
Reduction in NBN broadband complaints

Figures released today by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) show that NBN broadband complaints declined by more than a third (36 per cent) in the December 2019 quarter, compared to the same period last year.

30 Mar 2020
Useful telecommunications tips for working from home in the 'Keeping Australia Connected' resource

Useful telecommunications tips for working from home in the 'Keeping Australia Connected' resource

25 Mar 2020
NBN Co boosts data for rural and regional customers

The Morrison McCormack Government welcomes new initiatives from NBN Co that will provide more broadband data for Sky Muster satellite customers living in rural and remote Australia.

24 Mar 2020
Government and internet providers finalise protocol to block terrorist and graphic violent content

The Morrison Government has today welcomed the agreement of a new protocol between internet service providers (ISPs) and the eSafety Commissioner, which positions them to block websites hosting graphic material that depicts a terrorist act or…

24 Mar 2020
Tech sector & Government back Australian businesses during COVID-19

The Morrison Government welcomes the launch of a new website brought together by the technology sector to support Australian businesses with staff working remotely during the COVID-19 outbreak.

23 Mar 2020
NBN milestone: access for 11 million homes and businesses

More than 11 million homes and businesses are now able to connect to fast and affordable broadband on Australia’s National Broadband Network (NBN), which is closing in on its completion milestone this year.

22 Mar 2020
The Cultural and Creative Sector and COVID-19

Measures announced today by the Prime Minister and Treasurer under the government’s $66 billion COVID-19 package will be very important in supporting workers and organisations in the cultural and creative sector, said Minister for Communications…

19 Mar 2020
Communiqué

A meeting of Arts and Cultural Ministers was held by teleconference today, Thursday 19 March 2020.

18 Mar 2020
NBN boosts capacity for Australians working at home

The Morrison Government welcomes NBN Co providing retail service providers (RSPs) additional bandwidth capacity at no extra cost to underpin network performance for Australians working at home.

17 Mar 2020
Cultural and creative sector roundtable on COVID-19

The Morrison Government today convened a virtual roundtable with peak cultural and creative sector bodies to discuss the impacts of the community response to COVID-19 on Australia’s cultural and creative businesses and institutions.

16 Mar 2020
Telco industry roundtable on COVID-19

The Morrison Government today convened a virtual roundtable with representatives from Australia’s major telecommunications companies to discuss COVID-19 preparations, planning and continuity measures in place to support telecommunications…

16 Mar 2020
Understanding the impact of COVID-19 on our cultural and creative industries

The Australian Government understands the serious impacts that COVID-19 will have on our nation’s cultural and creative sector.

01 Mar 2020
Supporting ethical trading in the Indigenous visual arts industry

The Morrison Government will host a two-day roundtable to progress discussions with stakeholders from the Indigenous arts industry on ways to further support Australia’s meaningful and prosperous  Indigenous art sector, and to promote ethical…

27 Feb 2020
New standard to fight fraudulent number porting

In October 2019, Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts, the Hon Paul Fletcher MP, issued a formal direction to the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) to make new rules mandating stronger identity verification…

25 Feb 2020
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.