09 November 2017 The Turnbull Government has reappointed Ms Dorothy West and Mr William Lenehan as part-time non-executive Directors to the Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) Board for five year terms and will open the independent nomination panel process for a vacancy on the SBS board and the ...
19 October 2017
Government has announced a review of the management of the .au domain to ensure
it remains fit for purpose in serving the needs of Australians online.
The .au domain
is an intrinsic part of the identity of many Australian businesses and
organisations operating ...
18 October 2017
Turnbull Government will today introduce legislative reforms to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)
Act to enhance the ABC’s commitment to rural and regional Australia and
require its news services to be fair and balanced.
Australian Broadcasting Corporati...
18 October 2017The NBN is Australia’s largest infrastructure project, delivering fast broadband to all homes and businesses across Australia by 2020. In 2016-17, the number of premises ready to connect to the NBN increased 97 per cent to 5.7 million. Another 1.3 million homes and businesses connect...
16 October 2017 The biggest reform to Australian media laws in nearly three decades will now become law after the Turnbull Government’s comprehensive package of legislation achieved final passage through the House of Representatives today. The Government’s reforms will strengthen Australian media o...
15 October 2017
Government has welcomed the eSafety Commissioner’s announcement today about the
delivery of the pilot for a new national portal for reporting instances of
non-consensual sharing of intimate images (colloquially known as image-based
abuse or revenge pornography).
12 October 2017
The Turnbull Government today released a 5G directions paper
and will convene a working group to drive the deployment of 5G mobile
technology in Australia.
While Australians have already shown an insatiable appetite
for mobile technology using existing 3G and 4G networks, t...
6 October 2017
The Turnbull Government has appointed a new
Convenor, Deputy Convenor and three members to the Classification Review Board.
Ms Fiona Jolly has been appointed as
Convenor until 2 January 2019. Ms Jolly was formerly the Deputy Convenor of the
Ms Susan Knowles...
22 September 2017
Government acknowledges the importance of opera in the Australian cultural
landscape and is pleased to provide its full response to the recommendations of
the National Opera Review Final Report.
Earlier this year
the Government announced its initial respo...
21 September 2017
The Turnbull Government will provide
$50,000 to help the Queensland Museum to purchase a rare 15.3 kilogram meteorite,
the first of its type to be discovered in Australia.
The funding, through the National
Cultural Heritage Account, secures the dendritic trolite-irons ...