Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates from the Australian Government

Bureau of Communications, Arts and Regional Research

The Bureau of Communications, Arts and Regional Research undertakes research and provides economic and data analysis on communications, arts and regional portfolio issues to support evidence-based policy development and advice.

Publications

Government payments to the cultural and creative sectors

Government intervention through whole of economy measures, such as the JobKeeper and Boosting Cash Flow for Employers payments, has supported economic activity and employment during the COVID-19 pandemic.

International comparison of fixed broadband performance—data consumption

This fact sheet describes trends and data relevant to the volume of data on fixed broadband connections in Australia, including in comparison to international peers.

Subscription Video on Demand (SVOD) February 2021 statistical snapshot

This document outlines some high level findings from the interactive Subscription Video on Demand (SVOD) Chart Pack published by the Bureau of Communications, Arts and Regional Research.

Monitoring the impact of Subscription Video on Demand (SVOD) services on the Australian content market—Overview paper

This document summarises some of the developments in the content market and outlines the structure of the interactive Subscription Video on Demand (SVOD) Chart Pack published by the Bureau of Communications, Arts and Regional Research.

Measuring Australia's fixed broadband performance—compendium

This document consolidates the fact sheets on Australia’s fixed broadband performance that have been released in 2020 by the Bureau of Communications and Arts Research.

International comparison of fixed broadband performance—Migration to higher speed plans

This fact sheet describes trends and data relevant to the migration to higher speed fixed broadband services in Australia, including how Australia fares compared to international peers.

Measuring Australia’s fixed broadband performance

This fact sheet describes shortcomings with existing measures of broadband performance and outlines an approach to robustly assess Australia’s fixed broadband performance.

International comparison of fixed broadband performance—coverage and minimum speeds

This fact sheet describes Australia’s performance on fixed broadband coverage by services offering speeds of 25 Mbps as a minimum, in comparison to international peers.

Cultural and creative activity in Australia 2008–09 to 2017–18—overview—fact sheet

This fact sheet provides responses to frequently asked questions regarding the Cultural and creative activity in Australia publications.