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.

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.