Government’s response to the ACCC’s major competition and consumer recommendations for digital platforms

Today, the Government has published its response to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s September 2022 Digital Platform Services Inquiry interim report.

08 December 2023

Media release

New telco consumer safeguards bill introduced to Parliament

The Albanese Government will move to improve safeguards for Australian consumer and small businesses through new legislation introduced to Parliament today.
 

07 December 2023

Media release

Albanese Government delivers credit card ban for online wagering

Australians will soon not be able to use credit cards, credit-related products and digital currency to gamble online, as a result of the Albanese Government’s new laws designed to minimise gambling harm which passed the Parliament last night.…

07 December 2023

Media release

Press conference - Reforms to modernise Australia Post
SUBJECT: Albanese Government's reforms to modernise Australia Post

06 December 2023

Interview

Interview with Greg Jennett, ABC Afternoon Briefing
SUBJECT/S: Albanese Government’s reform to modernize Australia Post; Peta Murphy; online gambling

06 December 2023

Interview

Transcript - interview with Peter Stefanovic - Sky News
SUBJECTS: Albanese Government’s reforms to modernise Australia Post; Home Affairs legislation.

06 December 2023

Interview

Interview with Hamish MacDonald, ABC RN Breakfast
SUBJECTS: Albanese Government’s reforms to modernise Australia Post, draft misinformation and disinformation bill, ABC Chair.

06 December 2023

Interview

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