Government takes action to support National Relay Service transition

Government has today registered a formal legal instrument to give it additional powers to compel the outgoing provider of the National Relay Service (NRS), Australian Communications Exchange (ACE), to support CapTel captioned telephone handset…

03 October 2019

Media release

Six million NBN activations and counting

More than six million homes and businesses across Australia now have an active National Broadband Network (NBN) connection and are enjoying the benefits of fast and affordable high-speed broadband.

02 October 2019

Media release

Tasmania’s West Coast set for a mobile coverage boost

Works have begun on the West Coast of Tasmania to improve mobile coverage in the region as part of the Federal Government's joint project with Telstra. 

30 September 2019

Media release

Telco complaints continue trending down

The Morrison Government welcomes new figures released today which show telecommunications complaints continuing to decline.

25 September 2019

Media release

Reappointment of ABC and SBS Board Directors

The Morrison Government has reappointed Mr Peter Lewis as a non-executive director to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) Board and Mr Peeyush Gupta AM as a non-executive director to the Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) Board for five…

20 September 2019

Media release

Reappointment of NBN Co Limited Chair

he Government has reappointed Dr Ziggy Switkowski AO as Chair and a Non‑Executive Director of the NBN Co Limited (NBN Co) Board for a further three year term.

19 September 2019

Media release

Transcript - Doorstop, Canberra

PAUL FLETCHER:
Well, good morning.

I'd like to make some comments about the NBN Round 2 pricing consultation paper which has been put out by NBN today.

17 September 2019

Interview

Alston Determination Extension

The Morrison Government has today extended the Broadcasting Services (“Broadcasting Service” Definition — Exclusion) Determination 2019 (commonly known as the ‘Alston Determination’) for a period of three years.

17 September 2019

Media release

2019 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards shortlists announced

The shortlists for this year's Prime Minister's Literary Awards have today been announced by the Prime Minister and the Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts, the Hon Paul Fletcher MP.

12 September 2019

Media release

$1.6 million for regional performing arts touring

The Morrison Government is pleased to announce more than $1.6 million for 11 projects through the latest round of the Playing Australia national touring program.

09 September 2019

Media release

Preventing terrorists from harming Australians online

The eSafety Commissioner has today issued a direction to Australia's largest internet service providers requiring them to continue blocking access to eight websites that host video of the Christchurch terrorist attacks or the manifesto of the…

09 September 2019

Media release

$20.81 million to support Indigenous visual arts

The Morrison Government has announced $20.81 million to support around 80 Indigenous art centres, as well as a number of art fairs, service organisations and regional hubs, providing new opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander…

09 September 2019

Media release

Digital Labelling to Promote Authenticity Trialled at Alice Springs Indigenous Art Fair ‘Desert Mob’

Digital labelling technology to authenticate art works by Indigenous artists is being trialled at this week's Desert Mob Indigenous Art Fair organised by Desart in Alice Springs.

05 September 2019

Media release

Supporting our maritime heritage

The Morrison Government is pleased to announce $125,000 for 22 projects and 10 internships through the 2019‑20 round of the Maritime Museums of Australia Project Support Scheme.

04 September 2019

Media release

NBN Co delivering fast broadband for all Australians

The Government welcomes today's release of NBN Co's Corporate Plan 2020-23, which confirms the rollout of the National Broadband Network (NBN) remains on schedule and on budget.

30 August 2019

Media release