Communications Paul Fletcher and eSafety Commissioner Julie Inman Grant
Communications Minister Paul Fletcher and eSafety Commissioner Julie Inman Grant (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

The federal government’s controversial Online Safety Bill is set to become law, with senators from both major parties supporting legislation that considerably expands Australian eSafety Commissioner Julie Inman Grant's ability to censor the internet.  

Late on Tuesday night the Senate passed the bill with support of Coalition, Labor and One Nation senators.

The bill gives a variety of new powers to the government appointed commissioner, including: