Department of Communications and the Arts (Australia)

Owning Institution

Recently added resources


20 Mar 2019

This Australian Government strategy document includes actions to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages from across its departments and agencies. These actions are grouped under the Australian Government's interpretation of the UNESCO International Year of Indigenous Languages themes.


3 Jan 2019

Viewer Access Satellite Television Service (VAST) provides free-to-air commercial and national television services to around 500,000 Australian viewers in regional Australia. This final report of the 2018 VAST service review includes the key recommendation that the service should continue to be provided through the current...


12 Dec 2018

The national broadcasters are operating in a manner consistent with the general principles of competitive neutrality. However, changes should be made to increase the transparency of their business activities, and how they consider issues of competitive neutrality and their participation in media markets.


4 Dec 2018

This review illustrated that there are compelling factors for significant additional capital investment in telecommunications infrastructure to maximise the economic opportunities and economy-wide benefits that are available for the people in regional, rural and remote Australia.


Report to the Minister for Communications and the Arts
15 Nov 2018

This report summarises the outcomes of submissions, consultations and interviews regarding the proposals canvassed in the initial consultation paper, and proposes a number of recommendations and reforms to ensure that consumers have access to an effective and efficient complaints handling procedures, as well as appropriate...