Tag Archives: Regional Telecommunications Review

June 20, 2016

Laurie Patton, Broadband: It’s buggered in the bush

Laurie Patton, CEO of Internet Australia, spoke at the 2016 Broadband for the Bush Forum, highlighting the risks for Australia, of ineffectual infrastructure and compromised services. Concerns that echoed the disillusionment of ‘farmers, welfare agencies, government officials and Indigenous leaders’ expressed at the forum. Drawing together many of the key issues raised at the Forum, Laurie […]

Forums, News, Policy
June 16, 2016

B4B Key Policy Objectives 2016

Following the successful conclusion of the 2-day Broadband for the Bush Forum V: digital journeys, the Broadband for the Bush Alliance have finalised a list of Key Policy Objectives that draw on the focused discussions from the final day of the forum. This statement of policy objectives is both the culmination of the work of […]

Forums, News, Policy
February 24, 2016

Australian Government response to the Regional Telecommunications Independent Review Committee report

Australian Government response to the Regional Telecommunications Independent Review Committee report: Regional Telecommunications Review 2015. On 23 February the Minister for Communications and the Minister for Regional Communications jointly released the government’s response to the Regional Telecommunications Review 2015.  The text of the media statement is shown below. The Turnbull Government today tabled its response […]

October 23, 2015

2015 Regional Telecommunications Review Report released

http://www.minister.communications.gov.au/mitch_fifield/news/2015_regional_telecommunications_review_report_released 22 October 2015 The 2015 Regional Telecommunications Review Report to Government has been tabled in Parliament, looking at telecommunications access in regional, rural and remote Australia. The report highlights the importance of mobile coverage in regional Australia, the potential to maximise benefits from the rollout of the nbn satellite and fixed wireless networks, and […]

July 22, 2015

Regional Telecommunications Review

Submissions to the 3 yearly Regional Telecommunications Review closed 15 July 15.  The Alliance submission called for a specific Remote Telecommunications Policy as more than the NBN policy and Black Spots Programme is needed to meet telecommunication and digital needs in remote and very remote Australia. The NBN program is part of the solution BUT […]

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