Press Conference - MoU signing between Australia and the United Kingdom
SUBJECTS: Encryption, UK Online Safety Act, EU TikTok enquiry, Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Australia and the United Kingdom, Artificial Intelligence.

21 February 2024

Interview

More than 18,000 BetStop registrations in just six months

More than 18,000 Australians have signed up to BetStop – the National Self-Exclusion Register since it was launched by the Albanese Government six months ago today, demonstrating the significant impact this initiative is having to combat online…

21 February 2024

Media release

Australia and the United Kingdom join forces to advance online safety and security

Australia and the United Kingdom have today co-signed an historic Online Safety and Security Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), ushering in a new era of bilateral cooperation between the two countries to support safer and more positive experience…

21 February 2024

Media release

Transcript - Sky News, Sunday Agenda
Topics: Culture in Parliament House, visit to the United Kingdom and Europe, online safety, misinformation and disinformation, modernising Australia Post, ABC Chair, Operation Sovereign Borders, Surface Fleet Review

18 February 2024

Interview

Visit to the United Kingdom and Europe

Tomorrow, I will depart for an important visit to the United Kingdom and Europe to further strengthen Australia’s digital and telecommunications sectors, and increase global cooperation to improve safety online.
 

18 February 2024

Media release

Stopping SMS scammers in their tracks

The Albanese Government is taking the fight to SMS scammers through its new Sender ID Registry, with consultation now open on whether the scheme should be mandatory for all entities that use message headers to contact Australian consumers.

18 February 2024

Media release

New rules for essential mobile coverage in housing developments

The Albanese Government is ensuring more new Australian homes have mobile coverage, with new telecommunications policy released today.

17 February 2024

Media release

Interview with Ali Moore, ABC Radio Melbourne: Drive with Ali Moore
Subjects: Telco outages in Victoria, modernizing the Universal Service Obligation

15 February 2024

Media release

Keeping community television on air

Audiences in Melbourne and Adelaide will have continued access to local community television stations under a new Bill introduced to Parliament by the Albanese Government today.

15 February 2024

Media release

Question Time Response - Online Gambling Ads

Ms Chaney, Member for Curtin: This is a question to the Minister for Communications. Last year a parliamentary inquiry recommended banning online gambling ads.

14 February 2024

Speech

Next steps on closing the gap: delivering remote jobs

The Albanese Government is announcing a new Remote Jobs and Economic Development Program (RJED) that will help close the gap in employment outcomes by creating 3,000 jobs in remote Australia.

13 February 2024

Media release

Ensuring our online safety laws keep Australians safe

The Albanese Government is reviewing Australia’s online safety laws to examine their effectiveness and ensure they can address new and emerging harms, with Terms of Reference for the Review released today.

13 February 2024

Media release

Interview with Craig Zonca and Loretta Ryan, ABC Brisbane
SUBJECTS: New telco industry standard on financial hardship, Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman, Optus outage.

08 February 2024

Interview

Question Time Response - Cost of Living

Ms Coker, Member for Corangamite: My question is to the Minister for Communications. What is the Albanese Labor government doing in the communications portfolio to support Australians with cost-of-living pressures?

07 February 2024

Speech

New telco safeguards to protect Australians doing it tough

The Albanese Government has directed the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) to make it mandatory for telcos to provide financial hardship assistance to all customers experiencing difficulties paying their bills, including…

07 February 2024

Media release