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November 2019

The Morrison Government welcomes swift action taken by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) to block the first two illegal offshore gambling websites under the Government's new website blocking scheme, announced last week.

The Morrison Government welcomes swift action taken by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) to block the first two illegal offshore gambling websites under the Government's new website blocking scheme, announced last week.

19 Nov 2019 / Share
The Government has appointed Mr Lucio Di Bartolomeo as the Chair of the Australia Post Board for a term of three years.

The Government has appointed Mr Lucio Di Bartolomeo as the Chair of the Australia Post Board for a term of three years.

14 Nov 2019 / Share
The Morrison Government notes the independent appointment of a new Board of Directors for the.au Domain Administration (auDA), to be led by incoming Chair Mr Alan Cameron AO.

The Morrison Government notes the independent appointment of a new Board of Directors for the.au Domain Administration (auDA), to be led by incoming Chair Mr Alan Cameron AO.

12 Nov 2019 / Share
The Government welcomes NBN Co’s 2019-20 first quarter financial results, which show strong growth across revenue, activations and ready to connect premises.

The Government welcomes NBN Co’s 2019-20 first quarter financial results, which show strong growth across revenue, activations and ready to connect premises.

12 Nov 2019 / Share
The Morrison Government is implementing a website blocking scheme to protect Australians from illegal offshore gambling websites.

The Morrison Government is implementing a website blocking scheme to protect Australians from illegal offshore gambling websites.

11 Nov 2019 / Share
The Government has appointed Kate McKenzie to the Board of NBN Co Limited for a term of three years, commencing 1 December 2019.

The Government has appointed Kate McKenzie to the Board of NBN Co Limited for a term of three years, commencing 1 December 2019.

08 Nov 2019 / Share
This week’s episode of Q&A on ABC television (broadcast Monday, 4 November 2019), in which some panelists used offensive language and called for or endorsed violence, has generated significant community concern.

This week’s episode of Q&A on ABC television (broadcast Monday, 4 November 2019), in which some panelists used offensive language and called for or endorsed violence, has generated significant community concern.

07 Nov 2019 / Share
Regional Australians will enjoy greater access to exhibitions and experiences such as dance, drama and First Nations art, thanks to $1.1 million delivered through the Australian Government’s Regional Arts Fund.

Regional Australians will enjoy greater access to exhibitions and experiences such as dance, drama and First Nations art, thanks to $1.1 million delivered through the Australian Government’s Regional Arts Fund.

04 Nov 2019 / Share
The Government today acknowledges the service of John Stanhope AM as Chair of the Board of Australia Post.

The Government today acknowledges the service of John Stanhope AM as Chair of the Board of Australia Post.

01 Nov 2019 / Share
Mobile coverage continues to expand across regional Australia thanks to the Coalition Government’s $380 million Mobile Black Spot Program, with 750 mobile base stations now providing connectivity to regional and rural Australian communities.

Mobile coverage continues to expand across regional Australia thanks to the Coalition Government’s $380 million Mobile Black Spot Program, with 750 mobile base stations now providing connectivity to regional and rural Australian communities.

01 Nov 2019 / Share
Greater access to fast broadband delivered by the National Broadband Network (NBN) is delivering a boost to Australian small to medium businesses, according to new research released today at an Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry event.

Greater access to fast broadband delivered by the National Broadband Network (NBN) is delivering a boost to Australian small to medium businesses, according to new research released today at an Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry event.

01 Nov 2019 / Share

October 2019

To better serve the people and businesses of regional and remote Australia, NBN Co is establishing a new regional business unit encompassing the fixed wireless and satellite networks, as well as other customer facing functions.

To better serve the people and businesses of regional and remote Australia, NBN Co is establishing a new regional business unit encompassing the fixed wireless and satellite networks, as well as other customer facing functions.

31 Oct 2019 / Share
The Morrison Government has commenced the process to auction 2.4 GHz of essential spectrum in the 26 GHz band to support a fast and efficient rollout of 5G across Australia.

The Morrison Government has commenced the process to auction 2.4 GHz of essential spectrum in the 26 GHz band to support a fast and efficient rollout of 5G across Australia.

25 Oct 2019 / Share
From an account of an artist community living on a Greek island to a tale of four kids and their teacher solving a decades-old mystery, the Prime Minister’s literary awards for 2019 celebrate the diversity of Australian writing.

From an account of an artist community living on a Greek island to a tale of four kids and their teacher solving a decades-old mystery, the Prime Minister’s literary awards for 2019 celebrate the diversity of Australian writing.

23 Oct 2019 / Share
The Morrison Government today announced that 62 small and regional publishers across Australia would share in around $9 million of Regional Grant Opportunity program funding to support local journalism.

The Morrison Government today announced that 62 small and regional publishers across Australia would share in around $9 million of Regional Grant Opportunity program funding to support local journalism.

21 Oct 2019 / Share
The Morrison Government is providing $30 million to Dick Cook Studios to shoot two new adventure/fantasy films, Ranger's Apprentice and The Alchemyst, in Victoria and other locations in Australia with the support of the Federal Government''s Location Incentive program. The Victorian Government is also supporting the productions.

The Morrison Government is providing $30 million to Dick Cook Studios to shoot two new adventure/fantasy films, Ranger's Apprentice and The Alchemyst, in Victoria and other locations in Australia with the support of the Federal Government''s Location Incentive program. The Victorian Government is also supporting the productions.

19 Oct 2019 / Share
The proposed merger of Seven West Media and Prime Media Group represents a response to the changing conditions in the Australian media sector.

The proposed merger of Seven West Media and Prime Media Group represents a response to the changing conditions in the Australian media sector.

18 Oct 2019 / Share
The Morrison Government is working to keep Australians safe from telephone scammers, starting with the introduction of strict new identification measures to combat the hijacking of mobile numbers by fraudsters to illegally access personal and financial information. Fraudulent number porting affects thousands of consumers each year with average losses of more than $10,000.

The Morrison Government is working to keep Australians safe from telephone scammers, starting with the introduction of strict new identification measures to combat the hijacking of mobile numbers by fraudsters to illegally access personal and financial information. Fraudulent number porting affects thousands of consumers each year with average losses of more than $10,000.

16 Oct 2019 / Share
The Morrison Government has secured high-level agreement from all states and territories to a new National Performing Arts Partnership (NPAP) Framework to support Australia’s performing arts sector.

The Morrison Government has secured high-level agreement from all states and territories to a new National Performing Arts Partnership (NPAP) Framework to support Australia’s performing arts sector.

11 Oct 2019 / Share
Thousands of NSW Central Coast train commuters will start to experience the benefit of greater connectivity along the rail corridor between Hornsby and Wyong, with the first stage of upgrades to mobile coverage and free Wi-Fi at stations now delivered as part of a $29 million investment by the Commonwealth Government, NSW Government and Telstra.

Thousands of NSW Central Coast train commuters will start to experience the benefit of greater connectivity along the rail corridor between Hornsby and Wyong, with the first stage of upgrades to mobile coverage and free Wi-Fi at stations now delivered as part of a $29 million investment by the Commonwealth Government, NSW Government and Telstra.

04 Oct 2019 / Share