Allowing the telemarketing industry to self-regulate the Do Not Call Register and identifying more ways to reduce industry red tape.
Lucy Battersby has covered trends, technology and telecommunications since joining The Age in 2008.
Optus has reported strong growth in revenue and mobile customers for its fourth quarter.
The American private equity group stalking Fairfax Media has not yet been granted access to the company's books, a move that would show the board is seriously considering a $2.7 billion offer.
Advertising executive Russel Howcroft has been appointed the new head of the Australian Film Television and Radio School by the federal government.
The private equity firm has made a new offer for Fairfax Media, valuing the group at about $2.7 billion.
Online job search site Seek reached record prices last week, trading as high as $18.35 in the days after the government's budget.
More redundancies are expected at News Corp after it announced the merger.
Network Ten's entire market value was less than $100 million on Friday and the company is now "un-investible", according to analyst reviews of its half year results.
Network Ten could be broken up and sold off for the benefit of its bank and three billionaire shareholders by the end of the year if a transformation project fails to improve its fortunes.
After its shocking loss, the future of struggling commercial TV station Ten Network now lies in the hands of the federal government, the Commonwealth Bank, and its billionaire shareholders.