Broadband for the Bush Alliance


The Broadband for the Bush Alliance (B4BA) hosts an annual forum to address the issues of Internet connectivity in regional, rural and remote Australia.

In 2017, the Alliance is hosting the Broadband for the Bush Forum VI: Remote Connected and Savvy! at the Esplanade Hotel, Fremantle WA.

It begins with an invite-only Indigenous Focus Day on June 21, 2017, followed by the Main Forum on  22-23 June 2017.

We welcome sponsors, speakers and delegates to this page  and website.

Find detail via the side menu and these links.

Introduction, Sponsors Information, Speakers Hub, Indigenous Focus Day, Registration – delegate info

Contacts:  0418750236,  0414813491


Eventbrite - Broadband for the Bush Forum VI

Forum News

Speakers  for the Main Forum have until March 27 2017 to submit their Speaker’s Form to the Program Commitee for consideration.

Registration now open. Speakers will be sent a code to use at registration after program is finalised. Please wait. Sponsors will be sent a code to register after agreements are finalised.

About the Alliance

The Broadband for the Bush Alliance (B4BA) is an alliance of organisations that seeks to advance the digital capacity and capability of remote Australians. B4BA seeks the best possible communication outcomes for  Australians not currently scheduled to receive fibre to the premise through the National Broadband Network and to advance unmet communication needs, as a significant related issue.

The key focus of the Alliance is:

Fast and reliable Internet for Remote and Rural Australia is a goal.

  1. The expansion of mobile coverage
  2. Getting digital infrastructure right – both the rational use of existing infrastructure and expanding infrastructure
  3. Smart last mile solutions for small towns and communities
  4. Affordable pricing for telecommunications
  5. Improved digital literacy
  6. Good research to underpin remote communications policy
  7. Improving Indigenous communications programs