department of communications

Communications dept abolished in APS restructure

Communications dept abolished in APS restructure

As Services Australia shifts from department to agency.
Dec 5 2019 12:13PM
Govt asks ACCC to leave NBN alone until after 2020

Govt asks ACCC to leave NBN alone until after 2020

Act on service standards once network is complete.
Mar 8 2018 7:37PM
Fifield urged to extend mobile blackspots program

Fifield urged to extend mobile blackspots program

Farmer's death might have been avoided.
Feb 11 2016 3:00PM
Communications Dept gets a new chief

Communications Dept gets a new chief

Dr Heather Smith replaces Drew Clarke.
Jan 12 2016 1:17PM
Department of Communications hires new CIO

Department of Communications hires new CIO

AGD assistant secretary moves in.
Dec 2 2015 4:38PM
Govt economists slash NBN rural services loss forecast

Govt economists slash NBN rural services loss forecast

Smaller cross-subsidy from telcos mooted.
Oct 14 2015 10:02AM
Govt to launch national geolocation platform

Govt to launch national geolocation platform

Designed to slash duplicate data collection costs.
Aug 17 2015 10:50AM
Optus joins telco fury over govt wholesale access intervention

Optus joins telco fury over govt wholesale access intervention

TPG wants cheaper copper now to compete with NBN.
Jul 27 2015 6:26AM
Telco rivals slam govt intervention in Telstra price decision

Telco rivals slam govt intervention in Telstra price decision

Call on Turnbull to drop submission to ACCC inquiry.
Jul 23 2015 1:32PM
Turnbull floats new migration policy for service class zero premises

Turnbull floats new migration policy for service class zero premises

To avoid repeat of past problems.
Jul 20 2015 12:04PM
ACMA review to consider restructure, industry levies

ACMA review to consider restructure, industry levies

Consultation process into regulator’s future now underway.
Jul 13 2015 3:19PM
Optus misses out on mobile blackspot funding

Optus misses out on mobile blackspot funding

Telstra to build 429 of 499 base stations.
Jun 25 2015 12:17PM
Thicker NBN aerial cables to face community opposition

Thicker NBN aerial cables to face community opposition

Overhead cable proposal 'rides roughshod' over councils.
Jun 16 2015 11:17AM
Government to overhaul spectrum regulation

Government to overhaul spectrum regulation

Wants streamlined, simpler processes in place by next year.
May 25 2015 5:04AM
Communications moves data centre offsite in $18m deal

Communications moves data centre offsite in $18m deal

Signs infrastructure-as-a-service deal with ASG.
May 21 2015 11:17AM
Comms, AFP cyber defences under scrutiny

Comms, AFP cyber defences under scrutiny

National auditor kicks off new security checks.
May 5 2015 11:48AM
Turnbull’s dept snags digital delivery from Finance

Turnbull’s dept snags digital delivery from Finance

Customer service tech finds a new home in Canberra.
Jan 23 2015 3:55PM
ABS to expand statistical tracking of the digital economy

ABS to expand statistical tracking of the digital economy

Pairs up with Comms department for IT stats review.
Jan 16 2015 2:21PM
CIO quits Communications Department

CIO quits Communications Department

Di Berardino jumps ship to Defence.
Jul 31 2014 6:40AM
Australian Government abandons CIO role

Australian Government abandons CIO role

AGIMO restructured.
May 7 2014 11:30AM

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