12 Nov 2020
Morrison Government response to the 5G inquiry

The Morrison Government has welcomed the report on “The Next Gen Future” by the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Communications and the Arts and tabled its response to the report.

12 Nov 2020
Cutting red tape to support our regional voices

New legislation passed Parliament today that will ease the regulatory burden on regional commercial radio and regional and remote commercial television broadcasters, providing greater sustainability of regional voices and preserving greater…

09 Nov 2020
NBN delivers strong first quarter financial results

NBN Co’s 2020-21 first quarter results show strong revenue growth, as it continues to meet its rollout targets and provide important services to Australians during the COVID-19 pandemic.

04 Nov 2020
Wagga Wagga businesses to go ultra-fast

Thousands of local businesses in Wagga Wagga, New South Wales are set to get access to ultra-fast broadband at no upfront cost, with NBN Co selecting the region as one of the 240 Business Fibre Zones across Australia.

04 Nov 2020
2021 will be the ‘Year of 5G’

The Morrison Government will hold two auctions to allocate 5G spectrum next year, making 2021 the ‘Year of 5G.’

04 Nov 2020
Telco and energy networks working together in emergencies

Outages in vital power and telecommunications services during bushfires and other emergencies will be addressed through better coordination and communication between utilities.

02 Nov 2020
Australia Post

We acknowledge that the Australia Post Board has today accepted the resignation of Christine Holgate as CEO and a director, effective immediately.

As Shareholder Ministers, we thank Ms Holgate for her service over the past three years.

30 Oct 2020
Appointment of new SBS Board member

The Morrison Government has appointed Mr Nyunggai Warren Stephen Mundine AO as a part-time non-executive Director on the Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) Board.

29 Oct 2020
NBN upgrades to start for more than 100,000 premises

More than 100,000 premises across Australia are set to have access to faster internet as NBN Co puts its $4.5 billion new investment package into action.

27 Oct 2020
Songlines exhibition to join UK/Australian season

The National Museum of Australia’s Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters exhibition will tour to The Box Plymouth in the United Kingdom in 2021.

27 Oct 2020
Keeping Australians safe through more resilient telecommunications

The Morrison Government is working with telcos to bolster the resilience of communications networks serving communities threatened by bushfire.

22 Oct 2020
Australia Post

As Shareholder Ministers, we were surprised this morning to learn about the gifts provided to senior managers at Australia Post.

15 Oct 2020
Statement of Expectations issued to the ACCC for new telecommunications environment

Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts, Paul Fletcher, has issued a Statement of Expectations to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) concerning its work to protect broadband and mobile consumers and encourage…

08 Oct 2020
NBN Co to invest $2 billion in regional Australia

The Australian Government welcomes news that $2 billion of the recent investments announced by NBN Co will be directed towards better connecting regional Australia and will stimulate regional jobs and economic growth.

06 Oct 2020
Additional support to strengthen Australia's communications, media and creative sectors

The Morrison Government is strengthening the economy, creating jobs and supporting households and businesses through COVID-19 by investing in our critically important telecommunications, media and creative arts sectors as part…