Bureau of Communications Research


The communications sector: recent trends and developments

This report by the Bureau of Communications Research provides an overview of the communications sector’s impact and influence as a critical enabler of economic and social activity in Australia. The report discusses three main developments that are affecting the sector, including the merging of media...

Open government data and why it matters

Access to open government data in Australia is economically important, as confirmed by multiple theoretical and empirical studies, with varying estimates of its net positive benefit. Some of these benefits include new data-driven products and services, increased operational efficiency in both the public and private...