Investing in Australia's national cultural institutions

The National Gallery, the National Library and Australia’s other national cultural institutions will receive an additional $22.9 million in the Federal Budget to support their activities during a continuing decline in revenue…

26 September 2020

Media release

Morrison Government's Location Incentive brings Young Rock, Joe Exotic and Irreverent down under

The Morrison Government has announced $19.5 million for NBCUniversal’s Universal Studio Group to produce three high-end scripted television series in Australia under the Federal Government’s Location Incentive program.

26 September 2020

Media release

National Press Club Address

Thanks to COVID, 2020 has been the year of working and studying from home, of Zoom and Skype and Teams and Webex and BlueJeans and many other videoconferencing apps.

23 September 2020

Speech

$4.5 billion NBN investment to bring ultra-fast broadband to millions of families and businesses and create 25,000 jobs

Around eight million Australian homes will have access to ultra-fast broadband speeds of up to 1 Gigabit per second (Gbps) following an upgrade to the National Broadband Network (NBN).

23 September 2020

Media release

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