More than 11 million homes and businesses are now able to connect to fast and affordable broadband on Australia’s National Broadband Network (NBN), which is closing in on its completion milestone this year.
23 March 2020
Measures announced today by the Prime Minister and Treasurer under the government’s $66 billion COVID-19 package will be very important in supporting workers and organisations in the cultural and creative sector, said Minister for Communications…
22 March 2020
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.
18 March 2020
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.
17 March 2020
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 March 2020
The Australian Government understands the serious impacts that COVID-19 will have on our nation’s cultural and creative sector.
16 March 2020
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…
01 March 2020
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…
27 February 2020
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.
25 February 2020
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.…
24 February 2020
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.
21 February 2020
It is a pleasure to speak at this important forum considering a harmonised framework for digital platforms and the media.
21 February 2020
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.
20 February 2020