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National Ice Taskforce interim report

Member for Wentworth Malcolm Turnbull has welcomed the interim report from the National Ice Taskforce, with its focus on primary prevention, law enforcement, treatment and support for communities and families and better access to early intervention services.

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24th July 2015  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

New online copyright infringement research released

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

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22nd July 2015  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Australia and UK release online copyright infringement research

New research conducted by the Australian and United Kingdom Governments shows Australia has high levels of online copyright infringement and reinforces the need for international and industry cooperation to address piracy.

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22nd July 2015  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

An extra $4.433m for better Wentworth roads

Local roads and streets in Wentworth will receive an extra $4.433 million for vital road upgrades through the Federal Government’s Roads to Recovery Programme over the next two years.

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3rd July 2015  |  Comments  |  Media Releases, Speeches

ABC Board Statement on Q&A

The ABC Board’s Statement concerning the Q&A program of the 22nd of June shows that the Directors have met, considered the issues relating to that program in the light of their statutory responsibilities and taken some action. I welcome their associated decision to initiate an independent review of Q&A to be undertaken by the former Managing Director of SBS, Mr Shaun Brown and the distinguished television journalist, Mr Ray Martin.

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1st July 2015  |  Comments  |  Blog, Media Releases

Mobile Black Spot Programme to deliver almost 500 new or upgraded base stations

The Federal Government’s Mobile Black Spot Programme will deliver almost 500 new or upgraded mobile base stations around Australia – 429 Telstra base stations and 70 Vodafone base stations.

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25th June 2015  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Federal Government commits $60 million to round 2 of mobile black spot program

The Federal Government will commit $60 million for Round 2 of the successful Mobile Black Spot Programme, with funding available over a two year period from 1 July 2016.

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25th June 2015  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

A future-focused regulator for the communications market

Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced a review of the Australian Communications and Media Authority to ensure the regulator is able to effectively deal with challenges arising from a rapidly changing communications sector.

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12th June 2015  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Celebrating World Environment Day with 100,000 trees for 100,000 kids

Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has celebrated World Environment Day by supporting the One Tree Per Child initiative with a tree-planting ceremony at Bondi Beach.

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5th June 2015  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

$1 million to restore Bondi Pavilion

The historic Bondi Pavilion on Bondi Beach will receive $1 million under the Australian Government’s Protecting National Historic Sites programme.

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28th May 2015  |  Comments  |  Media Releases