NBN Board Changes

The Government has appointed Kate McKenzie to the Board of NBN Co Limited for a term of three years, commencing 1 December 2019.

08 November 2019

Media release

ABC investigation into this week’s Q&A episode

This week’s episode of Q&A on ABC television (broadcast Monday, 4 November 2019), in which some panelists used offensive language and called for or endorsed violence, has generated significant community concern.

07 November 2019

Media release

$1.1 million arts and cultural funding boost for regional Australia

Regional Australians will enjoy greater access to exhibitions and experiences such as dance, drama and First Nations art, thanks to $1.1 million delivered through the Australian Government 's Regional Arts Fund.

04 November 2019

Media release

Small and medium businesses benefitting from greater connectivity

Greater access to fast broadband delivered by the National Broadband Network (NBN) is delivering a boost to Australian small to medium businesses, according to new research released today at an Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry event.…

01 November 2019

Media release

Speech to the ACCI Breakfast - Connecting Australia: The Big Future of Small Business

Introduction

It is great to be here to talk about productivity, small business and the NBN.

Thank you to ACCI for putting on this important event.

01 November 2019

Speech

Mobile Black Spot Program hits 750 base stations

Mobile coverage continues to expand across regional Australia thanks to the Coalition Government’s $380 million Mobile Black Spot Program, with 750 mobile base stations now providing connectivity to regional and rural Australian communities.

01 November 2019

Media release

NBN restructures to better serve regional and remote Australia

To better serve the people and businesses of regional and remote Australia, NBN Co is establishing a new regional business unit encompassing the fixed wireless and satellite networks, as well as other customer facing functions.

31 October 2019

Media release

Opening up more 5G spectrum

The Morrison Government has commenced the process to auction 2.4 GHz of essential spectrum in the 26 GHz band to support a fast and efficient rollout of 5G across Australia.

25 October 2019

Media release

Winners of the Prime Minister's Literary Awards

From an account of an artist community living on a Greek island to a tale of four kids and their teacher solving a decades-old mystery, the Prime Minister's literary awards for 2019 celebrate the diversity of Australian writing.

23 October 2019

Media release

Regional Grant Opportunity Program recipients

The Morrison Government today announced that 62 small and regional publishers across Australia would share in around $9 million of Regional Grant Opportunity program funding to support local journalism.

21 October 2019

Media release

Adventure/Fantasy blockbusters to boost Australian film industry

The Morrison Government is providing $30 million to Dick Cook Studios to shoot two new adventure/fantasy films, Ranger's Apprentice and The Alchemyst, in Victoria and other locations in Australia with the support of the Federal Government''s…

19 October 2019

Media release

Proposed Seven West Media and Prime Media merger

The Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts, the Hon Paul Fletcher MP, said:

18 October 2019

Media release

Fighting back against phone scams

The Morrison Government is working to keep Australians safe from telephone scammers, starting with the introduction of strict new identification measures to combat the hijacking of mobile numbers by fraudsters to illegally access personal and…

16 October 2019

Media release

National agreement on new framework to support the performing arts sector

The Morrison Government has secured high-level agreement from all states and territories to a new National Performing Arts Partnership (NPAP) Framework to support Australia’s performing arts sector.

11 October 2019

Media release

2019 CommsDay Melbourne Congress

Introduction

It is a pleasure to once again speak at this important CommsDay conference.

09 October 2019

Speech