Federal Member for Dobell, Mrs Karen McNamara, welcomed to the electorate today Paul Fletcher MP, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Communications, who is responsible for implementing the Government’s $100 million Mobile Black Spot Programme.
The Abbott Government has received a wide range of submissions in response to its Discussion Paper on the $100 million Mobile Black Spot Programme.
Paul Fletcher MP, Federal Member for Bradfield said today that the Abbott Government’s first Budget is laying the foundations for a strong and prosperous economy with less debt.
The Government will invest $100.0 million to address mobile blackspots in outer metropolitan, regional and remote Australia and increases in NBN Co equity payments over the forward estimates will also be implemented.
The Budget cuts red tape in the Communications portfolio and reduces industry costs. The Government is making decisions that repair the Budget so that we can build a stronger economy.
The Abbott Government is honouring its election commitment to provide $10.0 million to enhance online safety for children. Funding will be provided over four years for measures outlined in the Government’s policy to Enhance Online Safety for Children:
Paul Fletcher MP, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Communications, has today welcomed the WA Government’s $45 million commitment to deliver the Regional Mobile Communications Project, as outlined in the WA State Budget 2014-15 yesterday.
Federal Member for Braddon Brett Whiteley today welcomed Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Communications Paul Fletcher MP to the North-West to visit well-known mobile phone black spots Sisters Beach and Gunns Plains.