16 Dec 2019
Television audio description for blind and vision impaired Australians

The Morrison Government is helping blind and vision impaired Australians to access audio description services on ABC and SBS television programs.

12 Dec 2019
Response to digital platforms inquiry

The Government has today released its response and implementation roadmap to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) Digital Platforms Inquiry.

11 Dec 2019
New Online Safety Act to keep Australians safe

The Morrison Government has today commenced consultation on a proposed new Online Safety Act to keep Australians safe online.

06 Dec 2019
Morrison Government delivers on National Self-Exclusion Register

Legislation allowing the Morrison Government to establish an online National Self-Exclusion Register to help reduce harm from online wagering has passed Parliament.

05 Dec 2019
Reducing regulatory burden for telecommunications and broadcasting

The Morrison Government welcomes the passage of legislation through Parliament today that will ease the regulatory burden on the telecommunications and broadcasting sectors.

02 Dec 2019
NBN underpins growth in Australia’s data demand

The Morrison Government welcomes today’s release of NBN Co’s network insights, which show continued growth in data consumed by Australians on the National Broadband Network (NBN), and underlines its important role as the nation’s backbone for…

29 Nov 2019
Australia signs new screen agreement with Malaysia

The Morrison Government has entered into a new agreement with Malaysia that will boost the film and television production industries in both countries.

27 Nov 2019
Australia to return historic Indian artefacts

The Australian Government will return three culturally significant artefacts during the Prime Minister's visit to India in January 2020.

27 Nov 2019
Action Plan to Combat Phone Scams

Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts, the Hon Paul Fletcher MP, has signed off on the action plan by telecommunications regulator the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA), working with the telecommunications…

26 Nov 2019
45 Australian Indigenous ancestors to be repatriated from Germany

The Morrison Government welcomes the return of the remains of 45 Australian Indigenous ancestors from Germany to communities in South Australia, Victoria and Western Australia.

26 Nov 2019
Supporting our emergency service organisations

Today the Morrison Government commenced consultation on a range of updates to the Telecommunications (Low-impact Facilities) Determination 2018 and the Telecommunications Code of Practice 2018 designed to make it easier for mobile carriers to…

25 Nov 2019
National Self-Exclusion Register to help reduce harm from online wagering

The Morrison Government will move to legislate an online National Self-Exclusion Register that will allow people to ban themselves from all online wagering sites and apps in one go.

25 Nov 2019
Review of telecommunications in new developments

The Morrison Government will review arrangements for telecommunications in new developments to drive competition and make sure Australians continue to have access to high-quality infrastructure in new areas.

19 Nov 2019
First two illegal offshore gambling websites blocked

The Morrison Government welcomes swift action taken by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) to block the first two illegal offshore gambling websites under the Government's new website blocking scheme, announced last week.

14 Nov 2019
Appointment of Australia Post Chair

The Government has appointed Mr Lucio Di Bartolomeo as the Chair of the Australia Post Board for a term of three years.