operators will soon be able to improve voice and broadband services following
the successful completion of the multiband residual lots spectrum auction by
the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA). The process saw
33 spectrum lots put up for auction in th...
6 December 2017
The Turnbull Government will today
introduce the Copyright Amendment (Service Providers) Bill 2017 to extend the safe harbour provisions
in the Copyright Act to the disability, education, library, archive and
This represents the first step taken to
6 December 2017The Turnbull Government today introduced landmark legislation to prevent the sharing of intimate images online without consent.This legislation builds on the Turnbull Government’s commitment to ensuring women are safe at home, safe on the streets and safe online.The Turnbull Governmen...
The Turnbull Government is taking action to strengthen competition within Australia’s media industry, and support local jobs. The Government has directed the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to hold an inquiry into the impact of digital platform services on the state of competi...
1 December 2017
Turnbull Government will host a National Indigenous Languages Convention on the
Gold Coast on 23 February 2018. The Convention will explore how digital
technologies can be used to protect and preserve Indigenous languages and
encourage collaborations between ...
1 December 2017
The Turnbull Government has announced
the reappointment of Dr Rhonda Smith as a part-time Member of the Copyright
Tribunal of Australia and the appointment of two new part-time members.
Dr Smith has served on the Tribunal
since 2001 and brings extensive economics and competi...
29 November 2017 The Turnbull Government will provide $231,000 for a project to promote arts and cultural engagement in regional Australia called In Country. In Country will be a practical resource for those working in regional Australia and will include guidelines, case studies, brochures, videos a...
29 November 2017
Turnbull Government welcomes the Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) audit
report regarding the administration of the NBN Satellite Support (NSS)
The report found that NBN Co Limited was effective in
managing the contract and demand for the NSS scheme by m...
The remains of Mungo Man and 104 other ancestors from the
Willandra Lakes region commenced their journey home to the Mungo National Park
after a ceremony in Canberra. Traditional Owners are now accompanying the
ancestors on their return to Country.
Minister for Indigenous Affairs Nigel Scullio...
Council of the National
Library of Australia reappointment
15 November 2017
The Turnbull Government has reappointed Mr
Thomas Bradley QC to the Council of the National Library of Australia (NLA) for
a second three year term.
Mr Bradley has been a barrister for more
than 15 years and was...