Op Ed: Broadband turnaround powers past Labor’s sterile fibre wars

When COVID-19 came along and millions of Australians switched overnight to working and studying from home, they really needed good broadband.

In Australia’s hour of need, the national broadband network delivered.

23 September 2020

Opinion piece

NBN Co delivering now and investing for the future

The Morrison Government welcomes today’s release of NBN Co’s 2020-21 Corporate Plan, which highlights $6 billion of targeted, efficient investment over the next three years.

23 September 2020

Media release

Businesses across Australia to get high-speed fibre broadband

Nine in 10 businesses will be able to order high-speed fibre broadband as NBN Co rolls out 240 Business Fibre Zones nationwide.

22 September 2020

Media release

New mobile coverage for bushfire-affected Wyndham

Residents of Wyndham in the hinterland of New South Wales’ far south coast can now enjoy new and improved mobile coverage thanks to the Government’s highly successful $380 million Mobile Black Spot Program.

21 September 2020

Media release

$5 million support for AAP Newswire

The Morrison Government will provide $5 million to the Australian Associated Press Limited Newswire (AAP) under the Public Interest News Gathering (PING) program. 

18 September 2020

Media release

NFF to design and run the new Regional Digital Tech Hub

The Australian Government has today announced the National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) has been engaged to develop and operate the new Regional Digital Technology Hub.

17 September 2020

Media release

Optus reaches 100 Mobile Black Spot Program sites

More communities in regional and remote Queensland will benefit from new and improved mobile coverage following the switch-on of Optus’ 100th tower under the Government’s Mobile Black Spot Program. 

17 September 2020

Media release

National collecting institutions to tour exhibitions to regional Australia

The Morrison Government has announced $1 million to tour Australian and international exhibitions to 32 venues across regional Australia through the National Collecting Institutions Touring and Outreach program. 

08 September 2020

Media release

Indigenous Visual Art Action Plan announced: Cultivating Australia’s rich Indigenous visual arts sector

Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts, the Hon Paul Fletcher MP, and Minister for Indigenous Australians, the Hon Ken Wyatt AM MP, have today announced that the Morrison Government will develop an Indigenous Visual Art Action…

02 September 2020

Media release

Connectivity to drive $15.6 billion annual increase to agriculture sector

New research released today demonstrates the critical role of ubiquitous NBN connectivity in supporting economic growth across Australia’s agriculture sector now and into the future.

01 September 2020

Media release

Modernising telecommunications in new developments

The Morrison Government has today announced enhancements to the way telecommunications services are delivered in new developments, designed to provide Australians moving into new apartment and housing developments with better and cheaper access…

01 September 2020

Media release

Kissing Point Road, Turramurra to be upgraded under Roads To Recovery

Local road maintenance in the Bradfield electorate will receive a boost thanks to funding under the Australian Government’s Roads to Recovery Program.

28 August 2020

Media release

$49 million to showcase world-class Indigenous arts

The Morrison Government has today announced that more than $49 million will flow to Australia’s world-renowned Indigenous visual arts sector, providing new opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists and supporting a…

26 August 2020

Media release

New taskforce to steer the arts to recovery

The Morrison Government has today established the Creative Economy Taskforce to assist in the implementation of the Government’s $250 million JobMaker plan for the creative economy and provide strategic guidance to build the sector as Australia…

22 August 2020

Media release

NBN Co Board Reappointment

The Government has reappointed Andrew (Drew) Clarke to the NBN Co Limited (NBN Co) Board for the next three years, commencing 22 August 2020.

21 August 2020

Media release