Department of Broadband Communications and the Digital Economy (DBCDE
) (2012) Report of the Independent Inquiry into the Media and Media Regulation.
The internet also enables course materials to be delivered in a more interactive and up-to-date manner (DBCDE
, 2009; Legg et al, 2007).
signed by DBCDE
and the ITU governs the funding arrangements and activities to be implemented utilizing these funds.
Department of Broadband Communications, and the Digital Economy (DBCDE
) 2009, Statistical Snapshot: Broadband, Communications and Digital Economy, AGPS, Canberra.
From reading Australian national policy documents such as the report of the 2008-10 Review into Access to Electronic Media for the Hearing and Vision-Impaired, it is clear how digital television accessibility has been conceptualised in this country as reliant on industry innovation and the intersections between broadcast and broadband television (DBCDE
2008, ABC and SBS: Towards a Digital Future Discussion Paper, October, Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, Canberra.
In this study, managers from the DBCDE
and DEEWR provided insight into their first experiences using blogs to capture feedback from citizens on a policy.
During the passage of the 2010 amendments, DBCDE
's evidence portrayed legislation as an immovable object in respect to non-profit Indigenous interests.
Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy (DBCDE
) 2011, Submission to the House Standing Committee on Infrastructure and Communications: The Role and Potential of the National Broadband Network, DBCDE
The regulator would be responsible for a range of functions similar to some of those currently performed by the Classification Branch of the federal Attorney-General's Department, the Director of the Classification Board, the DBCDE
and the ACMA.
In March 2010, the South Australian heritage town of Willunga was one of five first-release sites announced by NBNCo to receive fibre-optic cable to the home (FTTH) as part of the Australian government's plan to deliver high-speed broadband to the bulk of the population (NBNCo, 2010; DBCDE
This view informed a much-criticised decision on the part of the Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy (DBCDE
) to rebate a third of commercial television broadcaster licence fees.