Key resources to help protect young Australians against the threat of cyber-bullying are being provided with the launch of the Australian Communications and Media Authority’s Digital Citizens Update, one year on from the launch of the Cybersmart Citizens portal.
Federal Member for Bradfield Paul Fletcher today encouraged local university students to enter The Speaker’s University Challenge, where students are asked to explore the topic: ‘Freedom of speech in a modern day democracy’.
Mobile phone black spots in Leichhardt have come under the spotlight today with Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch hosting a roundtable for key community representatives with Paul Fletcher MP, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Communications.
While the previous government spent lavishly on its planned national broadband network, it paid no attention to regional and remote mobile coverage. Not one dollar of public funding was allocated for improved mobile services, despite repeated calls for action from country Australians.
Federal Member for Wright, Scott Buchholz MP, today hosted a community round table discussion with Paul Fletcher MP, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Communications, who is responsible for implementing the Government’s $100 million Mobile Black Spot Programme.