Ensuring Australia Post can deliver more for Australians

The Albanese Government will undertake reforms to enable Australia Post to boost productivity, increase its focus on parcels, and improve long-term financial sustainability.

06 December 2023

Media release

Helping Northern Territory communities to stay connected

The Albanese Labor Government will help multiple regional and remote communities in the Northern Territory to achieve greater digital connection with significant upgrades to phone and internet connectivity as part of the Government’s Digital…

05 December 2023

Media release

Government takes next step in fight against scams

Today, the Albanese Government takes the next step in its commitment to fight scammers, announcing public consultation on proposed tough new, mandatory industry codes for the private sector.

30 November 2023

Media release

$3 million delivered to help prevent online abuse of women and children

Seven organisations will share in $3 million in initial grant funding to prevent the abuse of women and children online, as part of a $10 million package funded by the Australian Government.
 

30 November 2023

Media release

Modernising Australia's media laws - for all Australians

The Albanese Government is delivering on its election commitment to support access to local TV and free sports coverage in the streaming era, with legislation to establish a new prominence framework and reform the anti-siphoning scheme introduced…

29 November 2023

Media release

Speech - eSafety's Age Verification Roadmap

I appreciate the opportunity to speak on this very important issue. I do note the contribution from the member for Mayo, which is heartfelt and sincere.

28 November 2023

Speech

Interview with Joel Spreadborough and Kelly Higgins-Devine, ABC Brisbane Breakfast
SUBJECT: Albanese Government commences review into Optus network outage

28 November 2023

Interview

Terms of Reference for Optus outage post-incident review

The Albanese Government will undertake a review of what industry, government and the community can learn from the recent Optus outage, with a specific focus on emergency calls, customer communications, and complaints handling.
 

28 November 2023

Media release

Interview with Karl Stefanovic and Sarah Abo, Today Show
SUBJECTS: Albanese Government commences review into Optus outage

28 November 2023

Interview

Interview with Lisa Millar, ABC News Breakfast
SUBJECTS: Albanese Government commences review into Optus network outage

28 November 2023

Interview

Successful mid-band spectrum auction promotes connectivity

The Albanese Government congratulates the independent Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) for the successful completion of the 3.4/3.7 GHz bands auction.

23 November 2023

Media release

National Press Club Address - Q&A
SUBJECTS: Exposure draft to combat misinformation and disinformation, prominence, donations, gambling advertising, age assurance technology, Basic Online Safety Expectations, Review of the Online Safety Act, cyber security, support for local newspapers

23 November 2023

Interview

Albanese Government takes major steps forward to improve online safety

The Albanese Government will strengthen its online safety expectations and review the effectiveness of existing laws regulating digital service providers, to ensure these protections are fit-for-purpose in a rapidly evolving online environment.…

22 November 2023

Media release

Address to the National Press Club
SUBJECTS: online safety, international cooperation, misinformation and disinformation, dating apps, online gambling harms

22 November 2023

Speech