31 Mar 2023
Next generation ready to tell local stories through Journalist Fund grants Up to 56 new cadet journalists are hitting the beat in 38 regional newsrooms across the nation, after being awarded grants through the first round of the Australian Government’s Journalist Fund.
30 Mar 2023
Albanese Government delivers fixed wireless broadband to thousands for the first time Around 24,000 homes and businesses across Australia will be able to upgrade to NBN fixed wireless for the first time, as a result of the Albanese Government’s $480 million investment to improve broadband connectivity in regional areas.
29 Mar 2023
Tender opens for technical adviser for national mobile coverage audit The Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts has published an open tender to procure an expert technical adviser to support the delivery of the Australian Govern
29 Mar 2023
Albanese Government outlines key reforms to National Classification Scheme The Albanese Government has today announced a number of proposed improvements to the National Classification Scheme (the Scheme) and released the Review of Australian Classification Regulation (the Stevens Review) as it considers further comprehen
28 Mar 2023
Culture, connection and creativity: better online experiences for First Nations people The Albanese Government is supporting better online experiences for First Nations people as new research shows that more young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are turning to technology for cultural expression and engagement.
26 Mar 2023
Update on the National Roundtable on Online Dating Safety The Albanese Labor Government has continued important work to keep Australians safe following the National Roundtable on Online Dating Safety in January.
25 Mar 2023
Broader reforms to be pursued as anti-siphoning list remade The Albanese Government has remade the anti-siphoning list for a period of three years as it progresses the review of the anti-siphoning scheme as a priority in 2023.
23 Mar 2023
Changes to telecommunications legislation will help save lives The Australian Government has moved quickly to improve the ability of police and emergency services to locate missing people and other Australians at risk of serious harm during time-critical investigations, with the vital Information Disclosure B
20 Mar 2023
Applications open for Regional Connectivity and Mobile Black Spot Grants Applications have today opened for Mobile Black Spot and Regional Connectivity proposals, reaffirming the Albanese Government’s commitment to improve communications in regional, rural, remote and First Nations communities.
17 Mar 2023
High-speed broadband investment paying dividends for business productivity Analysis by the Bureau of Communications, Arts and Regional Research (BCARR) released today has revealed the productivity benefits to businesses who switch from the outdated copper wire network (like exchange-based DSL) to high-speed broadband del
17 Mar 2023
Albanese Government seeks tenders for Regional Tech Hub The Australian Government is inviting tenders to support ongoing operation and expansion of the highly successful Regional Tech Hub.
14 Mar 2023
NBN Co to provide world-class connectivity for Western Sydney International Airport Western Sydney International Airport will be home to a new business fibre zone that will deliver world-class digital connectivity to local businesses and premises – making it one of the most technologically advanced airp
06 Mar 2023
New research shows how Australians access media content The Australian Government has today released the results of two concurrent surveys: the 2022 Media Content Consumption Survey, and a new Television Consumer Survey, which explores the attitudes, expectations and behaviours of Australians towards a
02 Mar 2023
Consultation begins on delivering a modernised postal service The Albanese Government has today launched a discussion paper and consultation process to modernise postal services and support the long-term financial sustainability of Australia Post.
27 Feb 2023
Journalism heading in the right direction with News MAP The Government is delivering on its election commitment to develop the News Media Assistance Program (News MAP) to support a diverse and sustainable media sector with funding to assist the Public Interest Journalism Initiative (PIJI).