24 Feb 2020
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.…

21 Feb 2020
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.

20 Feb 2020
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.

17 Feb 2020
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.

14 Feb 2020
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.

11 Feb 2020
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.

10 Feb 2020
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.

07 Feb 2020
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.

31 Jan 2020
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.

29 Jan 2020
$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…

24 Jan 2020
20 arts projects funded for regional festivals across Australia

The Morrison Government has announced more than $550,000 in funding for 20 regional arts projects through the latest round of the Festivals Australia program.

23 Jan 2020
$1.9 million to support arts and culture exhibitions in regional Australia

The Australian Government is supporting greater access to arts and cultural exhibitions for regional Australians by providing $1.9 million of funding for the Visions of Australia regional touring program.

22 Jan 2020
Prime Minister’s Literary Awards open for entries

The 2020 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards are now open for entries until 28 February 2020.

22 Jan 2020
Telecommunications network resilience

Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts, the Hon Paul Fletcher MP, today convened a roundtable meeting with Australia’s major telecommunications companies to discuss network resilience in the recent severe bushfires.