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The information media and telecommunications industry is responsible for a wide range of activities.

In media, the industry is responsible for print publications such as newspapers and books, online media and publishing, film production and distribution, sound and music recording, and the management and storage of information.

In telecommunications, the industry is responsible for the design, construction, installation and servicing of telecommunications equipment, systems and facilities.

Jobs in this industry are located in TV and radio broadcasters, news companies, libraries, film studios, graphic design companies, advertising companies, publisher houses and telecommunication companies.


  • Post-school qualifications are often required.
  • Nearly half of workers have a university degree, and a third have a VET qualification.
  • Jobs are predominantly concentrated in capital cities, particularly Sydney and Melbourne.