21 Jan 2020
Supporting older Australians to get online

The Morrison Government is extending its highly successful Be Connected program that helps older Australians navigate the online world safely.

20 Jan 2020
National Regional Arts Fellowship Program opens for applications

Artists and arts workers in regional, rural and remote Australia are invited to apply for a National Regional Arts Fellowship to support their practice. The central themes of this year’s program reflects the drought and bushfires.

14 Jan 2020
More than $2 million to support regional performing arts tours

The Morrison Government has announced almost $2.5 million in funding to support 29 tours spanning music, theatre and dance to more than 250 locations around the country supported by the Australia Council’s Contemporary Music Touring Program and…

08 Jan 2020
Consultation now open for classification review

The Morrison Government is calling on all interested stakeholders and members of the public to have their say on a review of Australian classification regulation to develop a framework that reflects changing technologies and meets community needs…

04 Jan 2020
Maintaining resilience and repairing telecommunications in bushfire-affected areas

The Morrison Government is supporting telecommunications operators to maintain network resilience and repair connections in bushfire-affected areas of the country.

27 Dec 2019
Online piracy down as streaming services gain popularity

The number of Australians consuming pirated movies, television shows, music and video games is at its lowest level in five years, according to a new survey, with more people choosing to pay for content online than consume it unlawfully.

23 Dec 2019
Resale Royalty Scheme Review Report

The Morrison Government has released a report from the Reviewof the Resale Royalty Right for Visual Artists Act 2009 and associated Scheme which shows that it is delivering on its purpose to provide financial returns for Australian artists.

20 Dec 2019
New ways of delivering voice telephone services for rural and remote Australians

The Morrison Government has today commenced consultation on the design of a program to trial alternative ways to deliver voice telephone services in rural and remote Australia.

20 Dec 2019
Minister Fletcher's statement on the National Relay Service

On 29 November 2019, Minister Fletcher tabled a statement in the House of Representative regarding the National Relay Service.

19 Dec 2019
One of a kind timber cabinet to stay in Lismore

The Morrison Government will provide $360,000 to support the purchase of a unique Australian-made timber cabinet, created by one of Australia’s master craftsmen, for the Lismore Regional Gallery’s permanent collection.

19 Dec 2019
Festive season to boost data usage

NBN Co is today reminding Australians to prepare their homes for a connected Christmas, with the number of internet-connected devices and data consumption expected to soar over the festive season.

19 Dec 2019
Pathway to deliver more low-band spectrum

The Morrison Government welcomes the Australian Communications and Media Authority’s (ACMA) announcement on its proposed pathway to reconfigure and auction two spectrum bands which are pivotal to the delivery of mobile services across Australia…

17 Dec 2019
Modernising safeguards for Australian telco customers

The Morrison Government is overhauling consumer protections to better reflect the way that modern telecommunication services are delivered in Australia.

16 Dec 2019
Review of Australian classification regulation

The Morrison Government has announced a review of Australian classification regulation to develop a framework that reflects changing technologies and meets community needs. 

16 Dec 2019
Building community confidence in 5G safety

The Morrison Government is investing $9 million over four years to build public confidence in the safety of telecommunications networks – including new 5G mobile networks – and to address misinformation about electromagnetic energy (EME)…