Release of News Media Bargaining Code review

The Albanese Government has released the final report of Treasury’s statutory review into the News Media Bargaining Code.

02 December 2022

Media release

Albanese Government welcomes lodgement of new NBN SAU variation to the ACCC

The Albanese Government welcomes NBN Co’s lodgement of a revised Special Access Undertaking (SAU) variation with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).

30 November 2022

Media release

Release of NBN Co competitive neutrality report

Today the Productivity Commission published the final report of the Australian Government Competitive Neutrality Complaints Office’s investigation into a complaint made in October 2020 regarding NBN Co’s application of the…

29 November 2022

Media release

One week left to have your say on anti-siphoning scheme and list

The Albanese Government is calling for final submissions to the review of the anti-siphoning scheme and list, with just one week until the consultation process closes.

29 November 2022

Media release

Address to Meta Creator Academy
SUBJECTS: Meta, digital skills, content creation, Facebook, Instagram, influencers, future skills, tech skills, connectivity, Digital and Tech Skills compact, Skills Summit, Digital Games Tax Offset

28 November 2022

Speech

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. 

19 November 2022

Media release

Address to RadComms 2022 Conference
SUBJECTS: Federal Budget commitments, spectrum, Optus and Medibank data breaches, Closing the Gap, regional communications, Better Connectivity Plan for Regional and Rural Australia, future of broadcasting

15 November 2022

Speech

Speech to ABC Friends Victoria
SUBJECTS: ABC funding, review of the ABC, expanding Double J, Indo-Pacific Broadcasting Strategy

15 November 2022

Speech

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 November 2022

Media release

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.
 

14 November 2022

Media release

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.
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14 November 2022

Media release

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.

10 November 2022

Media release

Interview with Matthew Doran, ABC Afternoon Briefing

SUBJECTS: Albanese Government’s proposed amendments to the Telecommunications Act 1997, corporate cyber security

09 November 2022

Interview

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. 

07 November 2022

Media release