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April 2019

I was saddened to learn of the passing today of Les Murray AO, arguably Australia’s greatest contemporary poet.

I was saddened to learn of the passing today of Les Murray AO, arguably Australia’s greatest contemporary poet.

30 Apr 2019 / Share
Australia’s screen production industry will be boosted with television series and mini- series distributed through online platforms now able to claim refundable tax offsets if they meet the other eligibility requirements.

Australia’s screen production industry will be boosted with television series and mini- series distributed through online platforms now able to claim refundable tax offsets if they meet the other eligibility requirements.

11 Apr 2019 / Share
The Morrison Government welcomes the release of the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman’s (TIO) latest 6-monthly update report, which shows an overall decrease in complaints for the industry.

The Morrison Government welcomes the release of the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman’s (TIO) latest 6-monthly update report, which shows an overall decrease in complaints for the industry.

11 Apr 2019 / Share
Labor Shadow Minister for Communications, Michelle Rowland has again confirmed that Labor has adopted the Coalition's NBN policy.

Labor Shadow Minister for Communications, Michelle Rowland has again confirmed that Labor has adopted the Coalition's NBN policy.

10 Apr 2019 / Share
The Australian Government has appointed Mr Ian Booth and Dr Michael Carr-Gregg as Commonwealth representative members to the Australian Children’s Television Foundation (ACTF) Board for three year terms.

The Australian Government has appointed Mr Ian Booth and Dr Michael Carr-Gregg as Commonwealth representative members to the Australian Children’s Television Foundation (ACTF) Board for three year terms.

10 Apr 2019 / Share
The Australian Government has appointed Mr Ewen Jones as a member of the Board of the National Film and Sound Archive (NFSA) for a period of three years.

The Australian Government has appointed Mr Ewen Jones as a member of the Board of the National Film and Sound Archive (NFSA) for a period of three years.

10 Apr 2019 / Share
The Australian Government has appointed Mrs Maria Myers AC as a part-time member of the Old Parliament House Board for a three year term.

The Australian Government has appointed Mrs Maria Myers AC as a part-time member of the Old Parliament House Board for a three year term.

10 Apr 2019 / Share
The Australian Government has appointed Mr Michael Gannon, Ms Terri Janke, the Hon Richard Alston AO, and Professor Sally Smart as members of the Council of the National Gallery of Australia for three year terms.

The Australian Government has appointed Mr Michael Gannon, Ms Terri Janke, the Hon Richard Alston AO, and Professor Sally Smart as members of the Council of the National Gallery of Australia for three year terms.

10 Apr 2019 / Share
The Australian Government welcomes the return of 53 Australian Indigenous ancestors from five collecting institutions in Germany this month. This will be the largest number of ancestors returned from Germany to date.

The Australian Government welcomes the return of 53 Australian Indigenous ancestors from five collecting institutions in Germany this month. This will be the largest number of ancestors returned from Germany to date.

09 Apr 2019 / Share
The Morrison Government has appointed Ms Sally Ryan as Deputy Director of the Classification Board for a two year term and Ms Rachel Merton as a Member for three years.

The Morrison Government has appointed Ms Sally Ryan as Deputy Director of the Classification Board for a two year term and Ms Rachel Merton as a Member for three years.

09 Apr 2019 / Share
The Australian Government has appointed Dr Ian Watt AC and Mr John Longley AM, and reappointed Justice Sarah Derrington and Mr John Mullen, as part-time members of the Australian National Maritime Museum Council for three year terms.

The Australian Government has appointed Dr Ian Watt AC and Mr John Longley AM, and reappointed Justice Sarah Derrington and Mr John Mullen, as part-time members of the Australian National Maritime Museum Council for three year terms.

09 Apr 2019 / Share
Today, Labor admitted the NBN technology debate of the last 6 years was just about politics.

Today, Labor admitted the NBN technology debate of the last 6 years was just about politics.

09 Apr 2019 / Share
The Morrison Government today marks 10 years since the establishment of NBN with 99% of premises now in design, construction or able to order a service.

The Morrison Government today marks 10 years since the establishment of NBN with 99% of premises now in design, construction or able to order a service.

09 Apr 2019 / Share
The Australian Government has appointed Mr Darren Rudd as a part-time member of the Australia Council Board for a three year term.

The Australian Government has appointed Mr Darren Rudd as a part-time member of the Australia Council Board for a three year term.

08 Apr 2019 / Share
The Australian Government has appointed Mr Stephen Byron and reappointed Ms Maureen Plavsic as part-time members of the National Museum of Australia Council for three year terms.

The Australian Government has appointed Mr Stephen Byron and reappointed Ms Maureen Plavsic as part-time members of the National Museum of Australia Council for three year terms.

08 Apr 2019 / Share
The Australian Government has appointed Mr John Barrington AM and Adjunct Professor the Honourable Chris Pearce and reappointed Professor Susan Street AO as directors of the Creative Partnerships Australia Board, for three year terms.

The Australian Government has appointed Mr John Barrington AM and Adjunct Professor the Honourable Chris Pearce and reappointed Professor Susan Street AO as directors of the Creative Partnerships Australia Board, for three year terms.

05 Apr 2019 / Share
The Australian Government has appointed Mr Shane Simpson AM, Ms Rosalie Rotolo-Hassan, Dr Bennie Ng and Mr Richard Price, and reappointed Professor Kent Anderson, Ms Janet Hirst, Mr Douglas Snedden and Ms Alice Wong to the Council of the National Library of Australia for three year terms.

The Australian Government has appointed Mr Shane Simpson AM, Ms Rosalie Rotolo-Hassan, Dr Bennie Ng and Mr Richard Price, and reappointed Professor Kent Anderson, Ms Janet Hirst, Mr Douglas Snedden and Ms Alice Wong to the Council of the National Library of Australia for three year terms.

05 Apr 2019 / Share
The Liberal and Nationals Government’s highly successful Mobile Black Spot Program is getting ready to expand mobile coverage to more communities in regional and remote areas with applications now open for Round 5.

The Liberal and Nationals Government’s highly successful Mobile Black Spot Program is getting ready to expand mobile coverage to more communities in regional and remote areas with applications now open for Round 5.

05 Apr 2019 / Share
Minister for Communications Mitch Fifield is encouraging regional publishers to apply for their share of $12.4 million in funding to help drive public interest journalism and adapt to the challenges facing the contemporary media environment.

Minister for Communications Mitch Fifield is encouraging regional publishers to apply for their share of $12.4 million in funding to help drive public interest journalism and adapt to the challenges facing the contemporary media environment.

05 Apr 2019 / Share
The filming of a major new Marvel Studios movie will take place in NSW later this year thanks to a $24 million injection from the Morrison Government.

The filming of a major new Marvel Studios movie will take place in NSW later this year thanks to a $24 million injection from the Morrison Government.

05 Apr 2019 / Share