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.
Today we were pleased to meet with stakeholders, councils, businesses, Victorian members of parliament and other key figures in the Flinders electorate to discuss the Government’s $100 million Mobile Black Spot Programme.
MANY Australian businesses, particularly smaller businesses, are not big users of information and communications technology.
Imagine you had been treasurer of Australia for six years and never once delivered a surplus.