Department of Communications (Australia)

Person's affiliation
Owning Institution
Government of Australia

Data portal

7 Jan 2016

The Bureau of Communications Research is helping to make communications sector research easier to digest through its collection of visualisations in the new Data Lab.

The Data Lab brings together facts and figures on the communications sector. Users can find, compare and share the...

Audio podcast

7 Jan 2016

The Department of Communicatios sand the Arts has released the first podcast episode in a new series called CommsCast.

You can subscribe and listen to CommsCast on iTunes.

The podcast explores the latest issues across the Department’s portfolio– from emerging technologies, key policy...


23 Dec 2015

Proposed changes to Australia’s copyright laws, designed to modernise and improve their workability, have been released for public comment.

The draft amendments to the Copyright Act 1968 will reduce the regulatory burden on the disability sector, libraries, archives and educational and cultural institutions. The...

Research report

11 Nov 2015

The Bureau of Communications Research latest Leading Indicators Report details how improved access to WiFi networks is enabling Australians to access information more conveniently. It also shows how fixed line broadband network access and application innovation, particularly streaming applications, are driving the demand for data....

Research report

22 Oct 2015

The Department of Communications and the Arts promotes an innovative and competitive communications sector so Australians can realise the full potential of digital technologies and communications services. They are the Government’s pre-eminent advisor on communications, in particular digital technologies and communications services. This report outlines...

Research report

11 Aug 2015

The Government has released use cases collected as part of a study into the new and innovate ways Australian organisations are using open government data.

The study targets companies and non-profit organisations that use open government data to generate new business, develop new products...

Research report

24 Jul 2015

The Government has released new research on the levels of online copyright infringement in Australia and why people choose to download content illegally. 22 July 2015 The research shows Australia has high levels of online copyright infringement.

TNS Australia conducted a survey for the...

Research report

8 Jul 2015

In common with other industrialised countries, the radio industry in Australia is in the midst of a significant transformation. Traditional analogue radio services, broadcasting on AM and FM frequencies, remain popular and continue to attract substantial audiences and revenue. However, the analogue platform is very...

Research report

1 Jul 2015

Summary of Investigation Report

Nature of Investigation

On 22 June 2015, Mr Zaky Mallah joined the live audience of the Q&A program produced by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC). Mr Mallah asked a question and subsequently engaged in a short debate...

Research report

15 Jun 2015

As part of its work on analysing digital productivity, the Bureau of Communications Research (BCR) has released the first part of a leading project to understand how digitisation affects Australia’s productivity and the nation’s economy.

A key tool for policy officers and decision-makers, the...

Items authored


Items published/produced


Associated content

Items by affiliated authors