We are the Australian Government’s pre-eminent advisor on communications. We develop policy, advice and initiatives that help all Australians realise the full potential of digital technologies and communication services.
We advise the Australian Government about all Australians having access to high-quality, reliable and affordable Internet services.
We advise the Australian Government about how all Australians can have reasonable access to a standard and reliable phone service.
We advise the Australian Government about the postal industry and develop policy and draft legislation.
We advise the Australian Government on how to ensure all Australians can access radio - to be entertained and informed and to keep up with developments in emergencies.
We advise the Australian Government about how the electromagnetic spectrum - used by smartphones, satellites, tablets, televisions, radio and radars - can be managed effectively and efficiently.
We advise the Australian Government about the TV industry and its regulation and services.
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Senator the Hon Mitch Fifield Minister for Communications, Minister for the Arts, Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Digital Government and Manager of Government Business in the Senate.