Resources to assist users to make the most of the internet—including information on domain names, spam and on support for small business and rural users to connect to broadband services.
- Broadband for consumers
Information to assist consumers in understanding the basics of broadband, and locating and choosing their broadband services. It provides general information on connecting to broadband as well as details of relevant Australian Government programs.
- Internet and broadband services - Policy, regulation and programs
Topics include relevant Australian Government and industry stakeholders, policy objectives, competition, consumer safeguards and funding programs.
- National Broadband Network
Information about the Australian Government's initiative to roll out a new high-speed National Broadband Network.
- NBN Co's Interim Satellite Service
Information on NBN Co’s Interim Satellite Service (ISS). The ISS provides for end users without access to a commercial metro-comparable broadband service.
- Online content regulation
Information about the online content scheme for restricting access to internet material and how to make complaints about offensive material.
- Online gambling
An overview of the Interactive Gambling Act 2001 that restricts the provision of certain interactive internet gambling services.
- Public Safety Mobile Broadband Steering Committee
The Public Safety Mobile Broadband Steering Committee is developing an implementation plan to support a new nationally-interoperable mobile broadband capability for public safety agencies.
- Technology Advisory Unit
Information about the Technology Advisory Unit that is responsible for providing technology related advice to the Department and a key technical liaison point for industry and peak end user bodies.