Department of Communications (Australia)

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Data Lab

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 latest...
Audio podcast


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 issues and...

Leading indicators: third release

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...

Department of Communications annual report 2014-15

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...

Private sector use of open government data: results from the Open Data 500 Australia

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 and...