Funding and programs
- Australian Broadband Guarantee
General information on the Australian Broadband Guarantee program for consumers and internet service providers.
- Clever Networks
The Clever Networks program delivers innovative broadband services to communities in regional, rural and remote Australia.
- Cyber security
The Australian Government is implementing a range of initiatives designed to enhance the protection of home users and small business from electronic attacks and fraud.
- Cybersafety plan
The Australian Government has a comprehensive cybersafety plan involving a range of measures including law enforcement, content blocking and education.
- Digital Enterprise program
The Digital Enterprise program will help small-to-medium enterprises and not-for-profit organisations (including local cultural organisations) maximise the online opportunities enabled by the National Broadband Network.
- Digital Hubs program
The Digital Hubs program will help local communities gain the skills needed to maximise the benefits provided by the National Broadband Network.
- Digital Local Government program
The Digital Local Government program will help local governments improve their online services and maximise the benefits of the National Broadband Network.
- Digital Regions Initiative
The Digital Regions Initiative is a four-year $60 million Australian Government initiative that co-funds innovative digital technology projects with state, territory and local governments.
- Digital Switchover Liaison Officer Program
The Digital Switchover Liaison Officers will target residents in each switchover area, providing key information to communities about how to prepare for switchover.
- ICT Centre of Excellence - National ICT Australia (NICTA)
Find information on Australian Government investment in a world-class ICT research and research training institute.
- Indigenous Communications Program
The Indigenous Communications Program is a $31 million initiative to help improve communications services in remote Indigenous communities.
- Mobile premium services
What mobile premium services are, an overview of the regulatory framework governing these services and how consumers can complain about these services if required.
- National Broadband Network
Information about the Australian Government's initiative to roll out a new high-speed National Broadband Network.
- Regional Backbone Blackspots Program
As part of the Australian Government’s commitment to deliver a National Broadband Network that will provide superfast broadband to Australian homes and workplaces, it is investing up to $250 million to immediately address backbone blackspots throughout regional Australia.
- Regional Telecommunications Review
Information about the 2011-12 Regional Telecommunications Review and previous reviews, with a link to the RTIRC website.
- Telecommunications research grants
An independent grants program is administered through the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network.
- The Electronic News Gathering Program (ENG)
The Electronic News Gathering Program is an initiative to assist commercial broadcasters who currently hold apparatus licences and undertake ENG operations in the 2.5GHz spectrum, to move their ENG operations into new spectrum arrangements.
- The Satellite Phone Subsidy Scheme
Information on the Australian Government initiative to make mobile communications more accessible and affordable for people living or working in the most remote parts of Australia.