NBN Co reaches 11.5 million build milestone

NBN Co has already reached its 2019-20 end-of-year target of delivering National Broadband Network (NBN) connectivity for 11.5 million homes and businesses across Australia.

07 June 2020

Media release

NBN satellites surpass 100,000 connections

The Morrison McCormack Government welcomes the latest National Broadband Network (NBN) milestone with more than 100,000 Australian homes and businesses now receiving fast broadband over the Sky Muster satellite service.

04 June 2020

Media release

Australians increasingly online for health and wellbeing services

The Morrison Government welcomes new research released today showing that the health and wellbeing of Australians is increasingly supported by digital services.

02 June 2020

Media release

Regional Digital Tech Hub tender now open

The Morrison McCormack Government has opened a competitive tender process for the delivery of the new Regional Digital Technology Hub that will support regional Australians in building digital capabilities

01 June 2020

Media release

NBN launches new ultra-fast broadband speeds

The Morrison Government welcomes three new high speed residential plans on the National Broadband Network (NBN), which from today are available to retail service providers (RSPs) in response to increasing customer demand for higher speeds.

29 May 2020

National collecting institutions to re-open

Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts, the Hon Paul Fletcher MP, today announced Australia’s National Collecting Institutions will be able to re-open to the public starting 30 May under strict guidelines to protect the public and…

26 May 2020

Media release

Fast broadband powering the nation’s productivity

The Morrison Government welcomes new research released today on Australian internet use.

26 May 2020

Media release

Australian content boost for audiences in the Pacific

Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Fiji will have access to more Australian television content through the PacificAus TV initiative delivered by Free TV Australia.

25 May 2020

Media release

Support for cultural exhibition tours across regional Australia

The Morrison Government is providing $1.1 million from the Visions of Australia program to support 10 projects to tour cultural exhibitions to venues across regional Australia, providing the participating cultural institutions confidence to plan…

20 May 2020

Media release

Funding boost for regional touring to assist hard hit communities

The Morrison Government has today announced more than $1.76 million to support a program of cultural and creative tours through the Playing Australia, Contemporary Music Touring Program and Contemporary Touring Initiative.

20 May 2020

Media release

Misinformation linking 5G and the coronavirus

The Morrison Government has warned Australians about misinformation linking coronavirus to 5G mobile technology, and urged them to have confidence in Australia’s stringent safety standards and decades of global scientific research about…

18 May 2020

New early childhood online safety education initiative launched

A new early childhood online safety education initiative launched today aims to help parents, carers and educators teach infants, toddlers and pre-school children basic technology and online safety concepts.

18 May 2020

Media release

Consultation on Alternative Voice Services Trials guidelines

The Morrison McCormack Government is calling for submissions on the draft guidelines for the Alternative Voice Services Trials program, which explores new ways to deliver voice telephone services to rural and remote Australians.

15 May 2020

Media release

Landmark telecommunications reforms pass the Senate

Legislation requiring all Australians to have access to broadband services from a ‘statutory infrastructure provider’ and requiring all larger fixed line broadband network operators serving metropolitan Australia to contribute to the cost of…

14 May 2020

Media release

NBN delivers strong performance exceeding rollout, revenue and activation targets

The Morrison Government welcomes NBN Co’s strong 2019-20 third quarter financial results, with the company demonstrating operational and financial resilience during the initial phase of the COVID-19 pandemic.

14 May 2020

Media release