Improved consumer safeguards for broadband and voice services

Australians will have greater certainty about access to voice and broadband services as a result of new Albanese Government reforms passing through Parliament overnight.
 

17 May 2024

Media release

Speech - House of Representatives - Establishment of the Joint Select Committee into social media

Social media has a civic responsibility to its Australian users and our society more broadly.

16 May 2024

Speech

Speech – House of Representatives – Communications Legislation Amendment (Prominence and Anti-siphoning) Bill 2023 – Conclusion of Second Reading Debate

I thank honourable members who contributed to the debate on the Communications Legislation Amendment (Prominence and Anti-Siphoning) Bill 2023. 

14 May 2024

Speech

Boosting connectivity and safety for Australians

The Albanese Labor Government is connecting and protecting Australians, with a key focus on tackling the scourge of scams, improving safeguards for children online, and narrowing the digital gap for First Nations communities. 

14 May 2024

Media release

Interview with Sarah McDonald, ABC Sydney Mornings
SUBJECTS: Joint Select Committee into social media, News Media Bargaining Code, eSafety, age assurance trial, gas

10 May 2024

Interview

Interview with Thomas Oriti, ABC News Radio
SUBJECTS: Joint Select Committee into social media, eSafety, 3G switchover, Cumberland Council

10 May 2024

Interview

Interview with Craig Zonca, ABC Brisbane Breakfast
SUBJECT/S: Joint Select Committee into social media

10 May 2024

Interview

Albanese Government’s Joint Select Committee into social media

The Albanese Government will move to establish a Joint Parliamentary Select Committee into the influence and impacts of social media on Australian society.

10 May 2024

Media release

Government kicks off national audit of mobile coverage

The Albanese Government is delivering on its election commitment to audit mobile coverage and capacity around the country, with the pilot audit underway and an initial tranche of data published today.
 

08 May 2024

Media release

New Ministerial Policy Statement for expiring spectrum licences

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) must have regard to how it can promote greater competition, support the continuity of services and support greater investment in rural and regional Australia as part…

07 May 2024

Media release

Departure of NBN Co CEO

CEO of NBN Co Limited, Mr Stephen Rue, has advised the NBN Board of his resignation, following six years in the role and more than a decade with the company.

06 May 2024

Media release

Interview on The Guardian - Australian Politics Podcast
TOPICS: Online safety, Online Safety Act review, recommender systems, Classification Scheme reform, age assurance pilot, dating apps regulation.

04 May 2024

Interview

Paving the road for First Nations digital inclusion

The Albanese Government’s First Nations Digital Inclusion Advisory Group is seeking feedback on the key considerations that should be included in its long-term roadmap to narrow the digital divide.

02 May 2024

Media release

Speech - Local and Independent News Association Summit

Hi, I’m Michelle Rowland, Communications Minister in the Albanese Government.

01 May 2024

Speech

Transcript - Doorstop, Sydney
SUBJECTS: National Cabinet; National Plan to End Violence against Women and Children; WA Home Invasion; Rugby League.

01 May 2024

Interview