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Federal Ministry of Finance
Johannesgasse 5
A-1010 Vienna


Joint editor and
Wiener Zeitung Ltd

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Bundesrechenzentrum GmbH (BRZ)

Media owner:

Disclosure requirement under § 25 of the Austrian Media Act (Mediengesetz, MedienG)

Media owners are the federal ministries, authorities or partners who have provided the content and are marked as such at the end of the texts (media owner/date of last provision).

Media owner Address
Federal ChancelleryGerman text Bundeskanzleramt
Ballhausplatz 2
1010 Wien
Federal Ministry of Labour and EconomyGerman text Bundesministerium für Arbeit und Wirtschaft
Stubenring 1
1010 Wien
Federal Ministry of Education, Science and ResearchGerman text Bundesministerium für Bildung, Wissenschaft und Forschung
Minoritenplatz 5
1010 Wien
Federal Ministry for European and International AffairsGerman text Bundesministerium für europäische und internationale Angelegenheiten
Minoritenplatz 8
1010 Wien
Federal Ministry of FinanceGerman text Bundesministerium für Finanzen
Johannesgasse 5
1010 Wien
Federal Ministry of the InteriorGerman text Bundesministerium für Inneres
Herrengasse 7
1010 Wien
Federal Ministry of JusticeGerman text Bundesministerium für Justiz
Museumstraße 7
1070 Wien
Federal Ministry for Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and TechnologyGerman text Bundesministerium für Klimaschutz, Umwelt, Energie, Mobilität, Innovation und Technologie
Radetzkystraße 2
1030 Wien
Federal Ministry for Arts, Culture, the Civil Service and SportGerman text Bundesministerium für Kunst, Kultur, öffentlichen Dienst und Sport
Radetzkystraße 2
1030 Wien
Federal Ministry of DefenceGerman text Bundesministerium für Landesverteidigung
Roßauer Lände 1
1090 Wien
Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Regions and Water ManagementGerman text Bundesministerium für Land- und Forstwirtschaft, Regionen und Wasserwirtschaft
Stubenring 1
1010 Wien
Federal Ministry of Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer ProtectionGerman text Bundesministerium für Soziales, Gesundheit, Pflege und Konsumentenschutz
Stubenring 1
1010 Wien
Public Employment Service AustriaGerman text AMS Österreich
Treustraße 35-43
1200 Wien
Austrian Standards InternationalGerman text Austrian Standards International
Heinestraße 38
1020 Wien
Austrian Data Protection AuthorityGerman text Österreichische Datenschutzbehörde
Barichgasse 40-42
1030 Wien
Main Association of Austrian Social Security OrganisationsGerman text Dachverband der Sozialversicherungsträger
Kundmanngasse 21
1030 Wien
Austrian Patent OfficeGerman text Österreichisches Patentamt
Dresdner Straße 87
1200 Wien
Statistics AustriaGerman text Statistik Austria
Bundesanstalt Statistik Österreich
Guglgasse 13
1110 Wien

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Last update: 17 April 2023

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