Federal Member for Calare, John Cobb, will welcome to Calare today Paul Fletcher MP, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Communications, who is responsible for rolling out the Government’s $100 million Mobile Coverage Programme.
Well, when monster bushfires struck the Grampians in January, [Undecipherable] and mother of five Rachel Dunn extracted a promise from local MP Andrew Broad, to bring the minister responsible for mobile black spots to her kitchen table, so he could see first-hand the damage that the fire did and the stress of being unable to ring out put on people who were their friends and their family, and their home on that day. Today, Rachel Dunn has got some fairly high-powered visitors; Rachel Dunn, good afternoon?
The Federal Government has met stakeholders in the state’s south to discuss areas in need of improved mobile phone coverage. At the last federal election, one-hundred million dollars was committed to regional mobile phone coverage throughout Australia. Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Communications Paul Fletcher held a discussion in Manjimup yesterday, as part of his tour of regional WA. He says the discussions will help the Government make decisions on which areas receive funding.
Paul Fletcher MP, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Communications, has today welcomed the Victorian Government’s $40 million commitment to addressing mobile coverage blackspots and to deliver Wi-Fi on selected train services in Victoria.
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Communications, the Hon Paul Fletcher MP will visit the Wimmera this Friday to discuss mobile phone black spot issues with local residents.
The Federal Member for O’Connor, Rick Wilson, today welcomed Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Communications Paul Fletcher MP to Manjimup, to hear from constituents about issues with mobile phone blackspots.