19 Nov 2022
New rules help block SMS Scams Nearly 48 million scam texts have been blocked since new rules were introduced by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) in July this year to combat the growing scourge of scams. 
14 Nov 2022
First step towards news measurement framework for the digital era The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is set to consult on a ‘news measurement framework’ for diversity and localism in Australia, with the release of a consultation paper in early 2023.
14 Nov 2022
Release of the 2022 National Online Safety Survey The 2022 National Online Safety Survey has highlighted the need for greater collaboration to boost awareness of the eSafety Commissioner, empowering Australian parents and children to have safer and more positive experiences online.  
14 Nov 2022
Albanese Government opens consultation on draft guidelines to improve mobile coverage The Albanese Government has opened consultation on draft guidelines to deliver on its $40 million Federal Election commitment to address problem black spots in identified areas across the country.  
10 Nov 2022
Amendments to telecommunications legislation will help find missing people The Albanese Government has today taken urgent steps to strengthen emergency services capabilities in locating missing persons.
07 Nov 2022
Australian Government grants take online safety message to millions A cyberbullying support bot and 3D cyber ninjas teaching self-defence in the metaverse are among the latest projects funded under the Australian Government’s $9 million
07 Nov 2022
New classification tool approved for online content ratings The Albanese Government has approved the use of the Spherex Classification Tool as a new mechanism of safeguarding and regulating content in Australia under the Classification Act (Publications, Films and Computer Games) 1995. 
03 Nov 2022
Regional and rural Australia to be better connected by the Albanese Government The Albanese Government’s Better Connectivity Plan for Regional and Rural Australia will provide $400 million over five years to expand regional mobile coverage along highways and roads and in underserviced regional communities.
02 Nov 2022
Albanese Government delivers better connectivity for farmers and regional Australia The Albanese Government has delivered a significant connectivity boost for Australian farmers, and rural and regional communities across Australia in its 2022-23 Federal Budget with dedicated funding to support greater on-farm connectivity and exp
31 Oct 2022
Albanese Government delivers on commitment to audit mobile coverage The Albanese Government will undertake an independent audit of mobile coverage to better identify black spots and guide investment priorities from 2023.
28 Oct 2022
Albanese Government backs community broadcasting The Albanese Government is delivering on its commitment to provide vital support to the community broadcasting sector.
25 Oct 2022
Albanese Government to better connect, inform and empower Australians The Albanese Government is delivering on its commitments to better connect more Australian families, businesses and communities than ever before.
21 Oct 2022
Albanese Government delivers major boost to schools to keep kids safer online The Albanese Government will deliver $6 million over 3 years for online learning tools to help schools keep children safe online in the 2022-23 Federal Budget.  
20 Oct 2022
Albanese Government delivers major NBN boost in 2022-23 Federal Budget The Albanese Government is delivering what Australians voted for and will expand full-fibre access to 1.5 million premises by 2025 with a $2.4 billion equity investment over four years in the 2022-23 Federal Budget.
17 Oct 2022
Australian Government delivers increased communications network resilience across Cunningham Wollongong City’s SES and visitors to Era Beach and Burning Palms in Cunningham are now better prepared for emergencies and natural disasters following the installation of backup NBN Sky Muster satellite services under t