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.
The government has received a wide range of submissions in response to its Discussion Paper on Enhancing Online Safety for Children.
The Hon Paul Fletcher MP, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Communications, and the Member for Canning, Don Randall MP, today held a round table forum on mobile phone coverage issues in the Shire of Serpentine-Jarrahdale, drawing on key representatives from the local community.
The Australian Government has removed more than 1,000 pages of burdensome regulation in the Communications portfolio, saving the sector an expected $35 million per year. This is the first step in the Government’s agenda to boost productivity and innovation.