09 Aug 2022
NBN Co financial results for the 2021-22 Financial Year The Australian Government has today welcomed NBN Co’s 2021-22 Financial Year results, with Minister for Communications, the Hon Michelle Rowland MP, and Minister for Finance, Senator the Hon Katy Gallagher further outlining a pathway forward as pa
01 Aug 2022
Grants to support regional and local newspapers now open Applications for the Albanese Government’s $15 million Regional and Local Newspaper Publishers Program open today, Monday 1 August 2022, via the GrantConnect website.
29 Jul 2022
Australian Government delivers better connectivity in Murrumbateman The community of Murrumbateman will be able to access better mobile and broadband connectivity with the completion of projects delivered under the Australian Government’s Regional Connectivity Program.
27 Jul 2022
Government outlines expectations for NBN Co Special Access Undertaking variation Along with the Minister for Finance, Senator the Hon. Katy Gallagher, I have written to NBN Co outlining the Government’s expectations in relation to the Special Access Undertaking (SAU) variation process currently underway.  
25 Jul 2022
Australian Government delivers better connectivity in Durack The communities of Kalumburu and Jigalong in Western Australia will be able to access better mobile and broadband connectivity with the completion of projects delivered under the Australian Government’s Regional Connecti
22 Jul 2022
Australian Government delivers better connectivity in Lyons The community of Melton Mowbray, Tasmania will be able to access better mobile and broadband connectivity with the completion of projects delivered under the Australian Government’s Regional Connectivity Program.
22 Jul 2022
Melbourne's fringe to benefit from better mobile connectivity The Australian and Victorian Governments will improve mobile connectivity for 20 locations across the fringes of Greater Melbourne through the Australian Government’s Peri-Urban Mobile Program (PUMP).
15 Jul 2022
Japan and Australia strengthen relationship on telecommunications resilience and security with ministerial visit Australia and Japan have further strengthened their long-standing relationship following bilateral Ministerial meetings in Melbourne and Sydney to establish the Australia-Japan Policy Dialogue on Telecommunications Resilience.
14 Jul 2022
Telstra finalises acquisition of Digicel Pacific The Australian Government welcomes today’s announcement by Telstra of the finalisation of its acquisition of Digicel Pacific. 
12 Jul 2022
New ACMA rules set to protect Australians from SMS scams The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has today registered new rules that will protect Australians against SMS scams.  
08 Jul 2022
Boosting data for SkyMuster NBN users in regional and rural Australia Minister for Communications, the Hon Michelle Rowland MP welcomes NBN Co’s enhancements to Sky Muster Plus satellite services, which has the potential to provide a major boost to over 108,000 households and businesses in
07 Jul 2022
West Wyalong region to power up NBN with renewables The Australian Government has today welcomed the commencement of construction of a solar farm that has been enabled by NBN Co’s commitment to 100 per cent renewable electricity purchases from December 2025.
04 Jul 2022
Government extends a lifeline to local and regional media The Australian Government will provide $15 million to local and regional newspaper publishers to help absorb newsprint price hikes which threaten to wipe out local newspaper titles for good.
01 Jul 2022
Australian Government marks 90 years of the ABC Minister for Communications the Hon Michelle Rowland MP has today recognised the valuable contribution the ABC has made to Australian society and economy as the national broadcaster marks its 90th anniversary.
27 Jun 2022
First major milestone delivered under the Better Connectivity for Rural and Regional Australia Plan The Australian Government has delivered its first major milestone under the Better Connectivity for Rural and Regional Australia Plan, with $480 million provided to NBN Co to upgrade the NBN fixed wireless netwo