Post-incident review following Optus outage

The Albanese Government will undertake a post-incident telecommunications review into the Optus outage that affected millions of Australians yesterday.

09 November 2023

Media release

Interview with Sarah MacDonald, ABC Sydney
SUBJECTS: Optus network outage

08 November 2023

Interview

Press conference - Blacktown
SUBJECTS: Optus network outage

08 November 2023

Interview

Interview with Ben Fordham, 2GB Sydney
SUBJECTS: Optus network outage.

08 November 2023

Interview

08 November 2023

Interview

Speech - Community Broadcasting Association of Australia Conference

Acknowledgement of Country

I begin by acknowledging the Kaurna people, the Traditional Owners of the land we are meeting on today.

I pay my respects to their Elders past, present and emerging.

03 November 2023

Speech

Interview with Deborah Knight, 2GB Afternoons
SUBJECTS: Consultation on the modernisation of the Universal Service Obligation, Albanese Government’s scoping of temporary emergency mobile roaming

02 November 2023

Interview

Press conference - Long Beach, NSW
SUBJECTS: First NBN Fixed Wireless upgrades funded by the Albanese Government delivered, Mobile Network Hardening Program

01 November 2023

Interview

Next step towards better connectivity in Yarramalong

The Albanese Government is working to deliver on its election commitment to improve communications resilience on the Central Coast, by launching a process to upgrade the existing Telstra mobile tower at…

01 November 2023

Media release

Albanese Government's first NBN Fixed Wireless upgrades now complete

The Albanese Government is delivering on its plan for a better National Broadband Network (NBN), with the completion of the first NBN Fixed Wireless upgrades made possible through its $480 million investment in the network.
 

01 November 2023

Media release

New appointments to Australia Post Board

The Albanese Government has appointed Mr John Stephen Mann as a non-executive Director and Deputy Chairperson and Ms Debra Anne Hazelton as a non-executive Director to the Australia Post Board for three-year terms.
 

30 October 2023

Media release

Albanese Government launches consultation to modernise the Universal Service Obligation

The Albanese Government is today opening a broad consultation with industry and the community on the delivery of a modern and more fit-for-purpose Universal Service Obligation (USO).
 

30 October 2023

Media release

National Farmer's Federation Conference

I acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the lands on which we meet: the Ngunnawal and Ngambri peoples and I pay respect to Elders past and present, customs and traditions and extend this to First Nations people here today.

27 October 2023

Speech

$30 million On Farm Connectivity Program now open for applications

Applications are now open for Round 1 of the Albanese Government’s new On Farm Connectivity Program (OFCP) to increase the uptake of agtech to boost productivity, growth and sustainability of Australia’s primary producers.
 

27 October 2023

Media release

Interview with Murray Jones on 4CA AM Cairns
SUBJECTS: Election commitments to improve mobile coverage, communications disaster resilience funding

25 October 2023

Interview