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NBN Launches New Fibre to the Basement Services

NBN Co has today launched commercial fibre-to-the-basement (FTTB) products, following a pilot program showing superfast speeds can be delivered.

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31st March 2015  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute among NHMRC grant recipients

The Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute in Darlinghurst will share in $123m worth of National Health and Medical Research Council grants announced today.

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27th March 2015  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Productivity Commission study into public safety mobile broadband

The Government has released the Terms of Reference for the Productivity Commission’s cost-benefit analysis on the best way to deliver a mobile broadband capability for public safety agencies.

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26th March 2015  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Facts about SBS advertising

In response to a recommendation in the ABC and SBS Efficiency Study, and following the Government’s announcements on the sustainability of the public broadcasters last year, the Government will introduce the Communications Legislation Amendment (SBS Advertising Flexibility and Other Measures) Bill 2015 to provide SBS with increased flexibility in the scheduling of advertising.

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25th March 2015  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Farewell Malcolm Fraser, Prime Minister 1975-1983

Lucy and I were very sad to learn of the death of our friend Malcolm Fraser and we send our condolences to his wife Tamie and their children.

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20th March 2015  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Wentworth pensioners better off under Coalition Government

Another increase in the age pension today will see Wentworth’s single age pensioners $51.80 a fortnight better off and couples $78 a fortnight better off since the Coalition Government was elected.

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20th March 2015  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Commemorations mark completion of Operation Slipper

Australian Defence Force personnel and the Australian Federal Police will march in every state and territory capital on Saturday, March 21 to mark the completion of Operation Slipper.

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19th March 2015  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Communications sector benefits from further reform

The Communications portfolio achieved significant deregulatory reform in 2014 that will generate cumulative annual savings of over $94 million and remove more than 3,400 pages of unnecessary regulation.

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18th March 2015  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Funding for disability care programs in Wentworth

The Coalition Government has delivered certainty to people with disability, carers, families and their advocates by extending funding for programmes that are transitioning to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

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18th March 2015  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

NBN to Be World Leader in Next Generation HFC Technology

More than 3 million homes around Australia will have access to the next generation of technology available on Hybrid Fibre Coaxial (HFC), or Pay Television networks, from 2017.

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13th March 2015  |  Comments  |  Media Releases